Sr. Cyber Security Engineer



  full-time   employee

United States

Roles and Responsibilities

Designs and develops new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide Cyber systems and networks. Ensures system Security needs established and maintained for operations development, Security requirements definition, Security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, Security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning and provides analytical support for Security policy development and analysis. Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs Cyber Security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis of Cyber Security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues. May interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.

  • Plans, conducts and oversees highly complex projects or major phases of significant projects; Performs Security network engineering efforts.
  • Conducts investigations and tests of complex Security software systems to enhance performance or investigate and resolve matters of significance.
  • Reviews completion and implementation of technical products to ensure success and timeliness.
  • Reviews literature, and current practices relevant to the solution of more complex network Security projects.
  • Recommends corrections in complex technical applications and analysis to enhance performance.
  • Acts as the initial contact with vendors on more complex projects to provide required products or services.
  • Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
  • Provides technical consultation to other organizations; interacts with senior customer personnel and internal senior management.
  • Provides the customer base with first level support.
  • Performs comprehensive Security assessment of all designs within all enterprise networks, advises senior level executives of network vulnerabilities, and develops procedures and policies to rectify.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum Interim Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information systems.


  • Minimum ten (10) years of relevant professional experience.


  • -        Minimum eight (8) years of experience in network Security.

    -        Engineering, network Security analysis or OS programming.

    -        Experience with Enterprise Sensors (Sourcefire, SNORT, Cisco, ISS, McAfee, etc.).

    -        Experience with IDS/IPS custom signature creation and deployment.

    -        Experience with full packet capture and DNS technology and concepts.

    -        Experience with network principals, routers, switches, firewalls and VPN technologies.

    -        Experience writing policies, procedures, and TTPs.

    -        Experience composing presentations and briefing senior management.

    -        CISSP, CCNA, Security+ and/or relevant Certification.

  • Certified ArcSight Administrator


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