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Senior Technical Security Engineer - Sterling, VA
Ref No.: 17-00797
Location: Sterling, Virginia
Job Title:  Senior Technical Security Engineer
Job Location:  Sterling, VA
Position Type: Full Time
Salary + benefits (HealthCare and PTO Etc.)

 
US Citizen, Green Card and GC EAD only.

Job Description 

What You Will Be Doing
The Sr. Engineer will perform technical security engineering activities including the following:
  • Perform vulnerability scans, analysis, validation and remediation activities
  • Perform network and application penetration testing
  • Classify and prioritize the risk of new vulnerabilities according to the specifics of Client
  • environment's risk level, mitigating factors, and assessment of the impacts of internal and external threats
  • Engineer application, system and network security solutions to meet security requirements for varied operating environments
  • Research and assess new threats, vulnerability security trends and security alerts, recommend remedial action
  • Work with customers to oversee remediation of identified security issues
  • Perform technical and non-technical compliance activities
  • Provide security subject matter expertise to Client product teams including developers and system administrators
  • Perform security validation for configuration settings on different systems
 
What You Need To Get the Job Done
 
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years of information security work experience
  • A strong interest in the field of information security
  • Strong Understanding of common network vulnerabilities, OS vulnerabilities (Linux, Windows and OSX), patching and attack patterns
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Solid organizational skills and strong customer service skills
  • Fluent in a variety of web application protocols, operating systems and networking technologies.
  • Experience in system administration, software engineering, or related technologies.
  • Experience with parsing / analysis of large data sets (e.g. vulnerability scan results).
  • Strong analytical skills