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Lead Cyber Security Engineer

Washington, DC
Lead Security Engineer III

Ability to obtain a Public Trust

Washington DC

(Resumes must be submitted in Microsoft Word Format)

Provides security engineering designs and implementation in all aspects of Information Assurance and Information Security (InfoSec) Engineering. Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle; validates system security requirements definition and analysis; establishes system security designs; implements security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures; verifies security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities, and supports secure systems operations and maintenance.

This role serves as the Lead Security Engineer position for the SOC program.  This position is responsible for leading engineering design, security tools maintenance and development of cyber security technology along with integration of new architectural features into existing infrastructure while maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.

Candidate shall have more than 7 years of experience working within an enterprise operations environment with a focus on cyber security. Address system-of-system architectural needs by drilling through all layers of embedded security within the given WAN / LAN architecture. Oversee security tools maintenance.  Lead multi-disciplined teams in the design and implementation of the cyber security system architecture.  Able to apply cyber security standards, directives, guidance and policies to an architectural framework. Provide architectural analysis of cyber security features and relate existing system to future needs and trends. Embed advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, including dead system analysis and volatile data collection and analysis into cyber security design. Provide engineering recommendation based on cyber security needs analysis. Review and provide input to system requirements based on cyber security posture. Compile industry best practices and lessons learned into future iterations and new designs. Provide broad based experience in the systems engineering lifecycle and apply the experience to specific cyber security initiatives relating to architectural design and development. Resolve architecture implementation issues during integration and test.

Educational Requirement

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 14 years or more of professional experience; or 12 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree; or 9 years of professional experience with a related PhD or JD; or 4 years of professional experience with a MD.   Considered an expert, authority in discipline.BS/14-19

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