Security Engineer (2023-0091)
Chantilly, VA 
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Posted 27 days ago
Job Description

Acclaim Technical Services, founded in 2000, is a leading language and intelligence services company supporting a wide range of U.S. Federal agencies. We are an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company, which is uncommon within our business sector. We see this as a significant strength, and it shows: ATS is consistently ranked as a top workplace among DC area firms and continues to grow.

We are actively hiring Security Engineers TS/SCI clearance and polygraphto join our teamworking in Northern Virginia. You will be responsible for addressing, supporting and implementing Customer directed duties, tasks and objectives specific to unique Customer projects and programs.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct research, evaluate system configuration data, and provide recommendations toenhance security posture of network and infrastructure
  • The selected applicant will need to understand network protocols to identify attack points that could be exploited by an adversaryand work with the team to implement changes to mitigate potential weaknesses/vulnerabilities
  • Perform network traffic analysis of organizational systems to analyze raw packet data and identify anomalous behavior
  • Conduct computer forensics and security vulnerability analysis using commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and/or customer provided tools
  • Evaluate cloud services, web applications, and commercial-off-the-shelf software and hardware
  • Identify gaps in cybersecurity systems and processes to reduce organizational risks
  • Offer innovative cyber defense solutions to protect customer systems
  • Participate in the penetration test lifecycleto understand threats and recommendsolutions
  • Understand and recommend industry best practices for the configuration ofNetworks andLinux and WindowsMachines
  • Leverage analytical tools like Splunk and Wireshark among others toassist in the analysis
  • Knowledge of stand-alone automated configuration management systems (Chef Solo, Ansible, Kickstart)
  • Knowledge of defensive and IT best practices. Ability to pay attention to details, ensuring accuracy in documentation and data
  • Experience with stored documents, facilitate text-based searches; prepares, scans/digitizes, and archives hardcopy documents
  • Work travel may be available on an ad hoc basis

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Developmental:

  • REQUIRED: Bachelor of Science in a technical discipline OR 6 years of experience working in a relevant field in the respective discipline. Consequently, 7-10 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree. Must include 1-4 years of IC experience including experience with automated configuration management systems, defensive cyber and information technology best practices and/or experience with stored documents, text-based searches, digitization, scanning, archival of documents.

Full Performance:

  • REQUIRED: Bachelor of Science in a technical discipline OR 6 years of experience working in a relevant field in the respective discipline. Consequently, 11-13 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree. Must include 5-7 years of IC experience including experience with automated configuration management systems, defensive cyber and information technology best practices and/or experience with stored documents, text-based searches, digitization, scanning, archival of documents.

Senior:

  • REQUIRED: Bachelor of Science in a technical discipline OR 6 years of experience working in a relevant field in the respective discipline. Consequently, 14-16 years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree. Must include 8-10 years of IC experience including experience with automated configuration management systems, defensive cyber and information technology best practices and/or experience with stored documents, text-based searches, digitization, scanning, archival of documents.

Expert:

  • REQUIRED: Bachelor of Science in a technical discipline OR 6 years of experience working in a relevant field in the respective discipline. Consequently, 17+ years of relevant work experience in lieu of a degree. Must include 11+ years of IC experience including experience with automated configuration management systems, defensive cyber and information technology best practices and/or experience with stored documents, text-based searches, digitization, scanning, archival of documents.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

ATS is committed to a program of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion/creed, hairstyles and hair textures, handicap/disability, genetic information/history, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic or condition protected by federal, state or local law. It is the policy of ATS not merely to refrain from employment discrimination as required by the various federal, state, and local enactments, but to take positive affirmative action to realize for women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans full equal employment opportunity. We support the employment and advancement in employment of individuals with disabilities and of protected veterans, and we treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.


Acclaim Technical Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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