Information Security Engineer / Architect


Reston, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 171 days ago

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Job Title: Information Security Engineer / Architect

Location: Reston, VA

Type of Hire: 12+ Months Contract / Full Time

Job Description:

  • Proven expertise in mitigating and understanding threat vectors including actor behavior, DDoS, Phishing, Malicious Payload, Cloud, Mobile Devices, etc. Understand the cyberthreatlandscape.
  • Proven expertise in building a defense in depth infrastructuresecurityarchitecture that includes security controls across multiple technology stack.
  • Ability to champion both conventional and non-conventional methods to protecting an enterprise at scale.
  • Strong knowledge in host based security solutions such as HIPS, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), end point protection, and application whitelisting.
  • Strong knowledge of networking, Unix/Linux, NAS/SAN, virtualization, authentication, cryptography. Must be fully conversant up and down the technology stack.
  • Working experience with IPS, DLP, Firewalls, SIEM, and security assessment tools/methodology (network, systems, and application).
  • Must have solid knowledge and understanding of scripting and secure configurations for mainstream operating systems (*nix, Windows, etc.)
  • Architecture and solution design experiencerequired to develop infrastructure based detailed design specifications.
  • Strong knowledge in enterprise logging and monitoring solutions including monitoring privilege user accounts and sensitive configuration files
  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management, Cloud, and PKI/Certificate Services a plus
  • Message driven architectureexperience/exposure
  • Expert in various patterns of enterprise architecture and best practices, to include data masking, encryption, logging, etc.
  • Knowledge of DevOps methods and CI/CD automation practices
  • AWS Cloud Services experience; solution delivery expertise, migration of applications to the cloud, automation through various tools both AWS native and third-party. Serves as a leader in the AWS space for InfoSec interfacing with internal customers and other parts of InfoSec.


Core Specialized Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience in an environment using agile methodology
  • Experience not with just pure design, but experience in the actual delivery of projects
  • Process analysis and systematic thinking
  • Ability to manage resources, coordinate and administer team assignments, monitor team progress, and maintain schedules
  • Ability to manage large, cross-divisional Program activities in a complex environment and drive results
  • Ability to operate at strategic and tactical levels
  • Knowledge and/or experience relating to Outsourcing/Managed Service Provider governance, transition, contract management and performance management
  • Experience driving organizational change
  • Experience working in a matrixed team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Client/Customer Service Delivery Experience
  • Experience in applying best practices related to Stakeholder Management
  • Experience researching and evaluating available technologies and standards to meet requirements
  • Thrives in a highly regulated, fast paced, and changing environment
  • Prior experience in financial services a plus
  • Prior experienceworking with Perl, Bash, Python, XML, REST API, and JSON desired
  •         IT Security certifications required: CISSP or GIAC equivalent
  •         AWS certifications desired: AWS Solution Architect
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in AWS Space