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Senior Technical Security Engineer - Sterling, VA
Ref No.: 17-01132
Location: Sterling, Virginia
Job Title:  Senior Technical Security Engineer
Job Location:  Sterling, VA
Position Type: Full Time
Salary + benefits (HealthCare and PTO Etc.)
Interview Process:  Phone + F2F
 
US Citizen, Green Card and GC EAD only.
(Please include the expected Salary Range)


Job Description
 
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
Required
 
  • 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