Security Engineer/Information Assurance Engineer

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Security Engineer/Information Assurance Engineer

Job ID # 2020-10983

Direct Hire Opportunity

Location: Dulles, VA

Industry: Cyber Defense

Clearance Requirement: Top Secret

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 3 years


What You’ll Do:

  • To support system development by adding security rigor to the design, assessing the security posture and hardening dynamic operating environments.
  • Act as the main security interface with integration and/or development team to solve complex security problems while adhering to prescribed NIST 800 Special Publication series.
  • Collaborate with the team to perform security control assessment activities as the project evolves in the systems engineering life cycle in accordance with NIST 800-53 and CNSS 1253.
  • Conduct research and perform security analysis on the impacts of system designs, modifications and technological initiatives.
  • Review security architecture design to determine level of security compliance.
  • Perform automated verification of DISA STIGs and other security benchmarks against web and appliance configurations.
  • Conduct vulnerability and compliance assessments on various web applications and various appliances and collaborate with the team to ensure vulnerability mitigation.
  • Execute the source code analysis on developed applications and coordinate the remediation steps with software developers.
  • Document the security posture in the prescribed security design deliverables: Security Controls Traceability Matrix, System Design Document, System Administration Guide and other SELC documentation.
  • Coordinate with the team and represent the security interest of the project through various forums: daily stand up meetings and weekly working groups.


What You’ll Need:

  • Top Secret required. Ability to obtain TS/SCI.
  • Sophisticated understanding of various engineering systems.
  • Worked with the following tools: Nessus, Foundstone, Retina, Fortify, App Scan and Brakemen.
  • Familiarity with the following technologies: JAVA., Ruby, Perl, Microsoft Operating Systems, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMWare, Oracle, SQL Server, PKI, Encryption, TCP/IP networks, Access control models, network and security monitoring tools, and Cross Domain Solutions.


*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree combined with 3+ years of relevant work experience; or Master’s degree combined with 3+ years of experience.

What to Expect:

  • Applicants selected for employment will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background investigation which may include education, criminal and work history verifications.
  • Accepted applicants will have the opportunity to be eligible for benefits, including medical and supplemental insurance and a 401K. Appreciation and gratitude for employees is a hallmark of organizations with low turnover.



Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.




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