Systems Engineer

Symplicity   •  

Arlington, VA

Industry: Technology


Not Specified years

Posted 38 days ago

We're seeking Systems Administrator to join the team responsible for keeping our systems and data secure. This is a hands-on position responsible for conducting security scans and remediations, detecting and responding to security events, performing compliance activities, keeping documentation up-to-date, and in general developing solutions to improve the security of our systems.


  • Provision, administer and maintain a variety of systems hosted on AWS.
  • Participate in our efforts towards periodic/frequent security scanning (including vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits) and timely remediation of vulnerabilities).
  • Monitor our systems for security events and investigate/respond as appropriate.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures) under the direction of the Director of Engineering.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or an Engineering related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with monitoring for security events, evaluating and responding where appropriate.
  • Strong understanding of Linux operating systems.
  • Diligence in producing and maintaining documentation and evidence, especially for compliance activities.
  • Good written and oral communication skills. Able to interact professionally with customers.


  • Relevant Security certification(s) such as: CISSP, Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Security, and CCNP: Security.
  • Experience with the AWS Cloud, specifically network configuration, security groups, IAM, etc.
  • Having participated in the successful attainment in ISO 27001 certification, preferably at a Software-as-a-Service product company.
  • Having participated in the successful attainment of FedRAMP certification at your company.
  • Working knowledge of vulnerability scanning tools and techniques, and experience with a wide variety of vulnerability remediations, especially in a public cloud hosted environment.