• Sr. Security Engineer ( AWS/ Linux)*

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Sr. Security Engineer ( AWS/ Linux)

    Location:  Reston, VA

    Long Term --  6 Months Contract  to Hire


    US Citizen - Clearable to Public Trust

    In-Person Interview Mandatory



    • AWS, Linux (administration and configuration) DevSecOps, Jenkins and Testing
    • NIST 800 series documentation (that is the Analyst portion of the role)
    • Aptitude and ability to pick up the analyst/documentation side



    • Client facing responsibilities that encompass security analyst, engineering, and operations skill sets.
    • Secure client On-premise client project delivery and corporate infrastructure as well as ensuring the security of client systems.
    • Perform security analyst tasks such as analysis of security control assessment findings and development and maintenance of security program documentation, system security plans
    • Perform technical engineering and operations tasks such as security control configuration and implementation, security systems operation, incident response
    • Assess the client’s security risks using NIST 800-53; then implement any changes to the servers or tools based on assessment


    Required Skills:

    • Bachelors with 8+ years of IT security experience including work with the following
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS) - Cloud Computing Services
    • Linux (RedHat, CentOS, and/or Ubuntu)
    • DevSecOps and Agile methodologies
    • JIRA
    • Jenkins
    • BurpSuite or equivalent DAST tool
    • Fortify or equivalent SAST tool
    • Security Unit Testing
    • Network and Systems Administration
    • NIST SP800-37Rev.1 Risk Management Framework
    • Development and maintenance of security program documentation (security policies, procedures, standards, etc.)
    • Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing
    • Analysis of security assessment findings, control implementations, and resultant security documentation updates (Plan of Action and Milestones, System Security Plans, etc.)
    • Excellent Technical Writing skills
    • Experience working directly with clients
    • Ability to work autonomously and consistently deliver within deadlines
    • Experience with creating and maintaining detailed documentation
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills o Excellent multitasking skills


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