Senior Information Security Engineer at Excentium, Inc.

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Alexandria, Virginia





Job Description:

Senior Information Security Engineer



Excentium, Inc. is a Service-Disabled Veteran owned small business (SDVOSB) that provides Cyber Security Engineering, Information Assurance (IA), management, Certification and Accreditation (C&A), and other IT services to government and commercial organizations.


We have an opportunity for a Senior Information Security Engineer supporting one of our government customers Remotely.



MINIMUM CLEARANCE LEVEL: Public Trust (CBP Active Highly Desired)
CITIZENSHIP: US Citizenship
LOCATION: Remote.


This program will deliver engineering services for network infrastructure as well as sophisticated enterprise computing infrastructure including end-point devices, data center hosted servers, multi-Cloud services as well as virtualized applications, and storage systems. Enterprise Computing Engineering services include modern application technology including containerized solutions with orchestrated workflow that function both on customer premise, and via remote Cloud services. Network infrastructure engineering services are comprised of core infrastructure, voice and video engineering, field engineering, application management and development for networks, network analytics, firewalls, network access controls and bandwidth service delivery.

The Information Security Engineer will support IA Analysts through the implementation of security policy and system/application security standards. The Security Engineer will be knowledgeable of and experienced in the implementation of DoD and Federal security and IA requirements as outlined in DoDI 8500.2, NIST 800-53, and DISA STIGs and will have experience with Federal customers Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS), PKI, and Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) policies and standards. Primarily focused on protecting the security, privacy, and compliance of cloud-based infrastructure, applications, and data. This team works closely with other teams (e.g., ECIS Scrum Teams, CBP OIT SOC, Application/Service Teams etc.) to integrate security measures (e.g., IAM) seamlessly into cloud operations, reducing risk and enhancing the overall security posture across all the cloud environments utilized by CBP.

Position Description:

  • Provide the support for task requirements for Cybersecurity System Engineering Support, Cybersecurity Network Domain Certification, Accreditation Support, and Cross Domain Solution (CDS) Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Support.
  • The Senior Information Security Engineer will perform the tasks in coordination with the Cybersecurity team and government personnel to provide the cybersecurity support services and solutions necessary to analyze, assess, integrate, enhance, improve, modernize, implement, test, sustain, and maintain customer mission support systems and capabilities.
  • Develop security test plans based on system architecture, dataflow; and hardware/software profile information. Apply INFOSEC best practice and principles to network protocols, architectures, equipment, services, standards and technology and author documentation containing evaluation results and recommendations, product application guidelines, troubleshooting procedures, system schematics/diagrams, and others as required.
  • Provide support of cybersecurity network domain Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) support and execution activities, including multiple customer systems on the unclassified with CAC/PIV.



Position Requirements:

  • Has extensive IT experience with Cyber Security Policy and threat mitigation. Is well versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks.
  • Poses a high level of expertise in developing long term strategies and is knowledgeable about various cyber threats and their mitigation.
  • Extensive working knowledge of NIST and Federal information system security guidance, processes, and methodologies.



Educational Requirements/ Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer systems engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Telecommunications Engineering, Software Engineering
  • 8 years' experience working in Cybersecurity
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)or GSLC



Additional Desired Certifications:

    • Security+ CE
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)



We take pride in building a workforce with a strong Veteran focus



Excentium offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, and paid time off.



Excentium, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
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