CISSP Jobs - Entry Level Security Engineer - United States, 13000

at CH2M & Jacobs
Location Washington, DC
Date Posted February 2, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management.  We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nations most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.  

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.

Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) is currently seeking an Entry Level Security Engineer to provide support in the Reston, VA or Washington, DC locations.

Duties will include:

•Support the development of enterprise security engineering concept of operations (CONOPS) documentation.

•Support the development of Standard Operating Procedures for security engineering roles and responsibilities.

•Support the development of security technologies providing accurate, detailed configurations, repeatable processes, all under change management control.

•Deploy security technologies in development and production environments.

•Develop processes that analyze data and produce accurate, meaningful, easily interpreted results based on user requirements and use cases.

•Conduct product evaluations of security technologies as directed. Develop product comparisons and detailed reports. Make recommendations to management appropriate to an organizations needs and requirements.

•Provide third-level advanced troubleshooting support for security applications and appliances.

•Technical writing support will include:

oStandard Operating Procedures

oConcept of Operations (CONOPS)

oSystem Security Plans

oInstallation/Deployment Plans

oTest Plans

oNetwork Diagrams

oSystem Architecture Diagrams

oTool configurations

•Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a High Risk 6C Public Trust Clearance.

•Associate of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or equivalent experience plus one (1) to three (3) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

     Undergraduate experience counts towards overall experience in the following                    categories: 

•0-2 years of information technology experience with demonstrated technical experience with 3 or more technologies:

•Windows Servers, Desktops, Laptops administration and security

•VMWare ESX, ESXi, and VSphere

•Network Switching and Routing

•Linux or Solaris Server security

•SQL, Oracle and MySQL Databases

•0-2 years of experience working with information security related technologies

•Professional interpersonal skills to interact with customers, team members, and support personnel

•Working knowledge and experience with Network Intrusion Protection

•Some Experience working with five or more of the following security tools:

Generic NamePreferred Vendor/Product

Vulnerability and Threat Analysis and ReportingCauldron

Centralized Enterprise Security ManagementMcAfee ePO

Security Information and Event ManagementSplunk

Network Access ControlForeScout

Enterprise Configuration MonitoringRedSeal

Enterprise Anti-VirusMcAfee AntiVirus

Host Intrusion Protection (HIPS)McAfee HIPS

Network Intrusion DetectionCisco IDS

Rogue System DetectionMcAfee RSD

Application WhitelistSolidcore/McAfee Application Control

Vulnerability ScanningQualysGuard, Tenable

Application ScanningWebInspect

Vulnerability ScanningNessus

Database ScanningAppDetective

Network tapsIxia

Threat ResponseTanium

Incident Management Archer SecOps

Web Application FirewallImperva

Preferred qualifications:

•Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Security, or equivalent

•Programming and/or scripting language experience

•Strong analytical and problem solving skills for investigating security issues

•Basic leadership skills

•Ability to work in a team environment

•Proficient with MS Office Suite and Visio

•Technical security certifications such as CISSP, CISSP-ISSEP, GSEC or other relevant Security Engineering certifications

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.  Multiple tasks & duties will need to be accomplished without any single duty falling behind or becoming neglected. Must effectively communicate and be communicated with by other team members.  Must be able to represent and speak to current group efforts at any given time.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday.  However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

About Jacobs

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 77,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.

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