Please send resume in Word format if you are interested in this Senior Cyber Security Engineer opening near Ashburn, VA 20147. Looking for candidates that live locally to Leesburg, VA or don’t want to commute into Wash DC. Salary for this role is in the $130K-$150K range & EXCELLENT BENEFITS (6 weeks PTO & 7% match on 401K). Client is looking for someone that is a jack of all trades w/in IT Security. If you are not interested please pass onto colleagues/associates as we do provide referral bonuses.
As the Senior Cyber Security Engineer, you will be responsible for protecting system boundaries and ensuring that IT systems, applications and network devices are hardened against threats. The position addresses potential information security incidents. You will utilize your exceptional communication skills to interact with both technical and non-technical colleagues, and to provide technical leadership for your colleagues and the organization.Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar field, or equivalent experience. 8+ years of information security experience with a focus on network, application and architecture. 5+ years of security operations center experience with security monitoring and incident response. Specific Information Security related experience including encryption, IDS/IPS, Firewalls, SEIMs and Log Management, syslog analysis, HTTP and TCP/IP analysis, and vulnerability assessment. Knowledge of email security gateway, cloud and virtual technologies. In-depth knowledge of mapping business requirements to technology and ability to identify security gaps at the architecture level. Knowledge of common security vulnerabilities such as: XSS/CSRF, SQL Injection, Buffer Overflow, and DoS attacks. Knowledge of the HTTP protocol, including analyzing the request/response. Demonstrated experience with commercial and open source testing and auditing tools such as Paros, BURP, nmap, and Metasploit. Proven ability to clearly document and communicate security findings, risk description, risk level, and recommended solutions to stakeholders. Understanding of networking, operating systems such as Linux and Windows. Demonstrated knowledge of security industry standards and best practices such as OWASP and NIST. Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills. Proven ability to manage multiple tasks/projects. GCIA, GNFA, CISSP, CEH, or other relevant certification preferred