Cyber Security Engineer (3 open)

Location: Reston Region
Service Area: IT: Security
Job Type: Direct Hire
Our client in Northern Virginia  is looking for multiple Security Operations Engineers for their growing security team.  These individuals will focus on planning, implementing, and upgrading security measures and controls, to include: SEIM tools, Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, and other threat management measures. The team owns the end-to-end security of all systems and data, and the Security Engineer should be passionate about security and working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.


  • Defend systems against unauthorized access, modification, and/or destruction

  • Provide subject matter expertise on security architecture and operations

  • Design, deploy and monitor security tools such as a SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, firewalls, etc

  • Troubleshoot systems to determine the root cause of issues impacting security infrastructure

  • Act as an escalation point for security analyst and resource during incident response

  • Lead security integration and automation to improve detection, monitoring, and response

  • Collaborate with cross-functional groups and stakeholders. 


  • 6+ years of experience in information security

  • 4+ years experience engineering, implementing, and monitoring security measures for the protection of systems, networks, and information

  • 2+ years of experience supporting a Security Operations Center (SOC) or similar

  • Hands on experience with SIEM technologies (Splunk, Elastic, etc)

  • Experience with Information Security Compliance, (SOC, FedRAMP, ISO, etc)
  • Some Experience in scripting (Bash, Python, and/or Ruby)

  • Experience with cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, and/or Azure is a plus

  • Security certifications, such as GCIH/ECIH, Security+, are a plus