CISSP Jobs - Senior Cyber Security Engineer, 10827

at AbleVets
Location Chantilly, VA
Date Posted February 2, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


The successful candidate will be responsible for providing Information Assurance and Cybersecurity support to the Department of Veteran’s Affairs (VA). The cyber security engineer has IT experience with Cyber Security Policy and threat mitigation. The successful candidate must be well versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks. They must have familiarity and experience in the implementation of cyber security regulations. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify security risks through the analysis of known information
  • Assess the Cyber Security risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the A&A process
  • Organize, develop, and present security briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements on A&A activities
  • Implement IT security solutions and assures successful implementation
  • Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to daily tasking
  • Provide IT security engineering support to cross-functional project teams to ensure that VA security policies, processes, and controls are adhered to, planned for, implemented throughout the project lifecycle, and provide strategic cyber security support for OIS
  • Provide an analysis of how VA currently employs and embeds Cybersecurity into its tools, design and development methodologies, and Application Programming Interface (API)/service –driven architecture
  • Develop Detailed Workflow Report, including any specific recommendations describing efficiencies and improvements
  • Establish standard operating procedures for embedding security-driven processes into the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze and monitor a project’s security posture and status
  • Effectively following-up with key project team members
  • Engage with VA client on security matters