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523- Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Reston, VA
Cyber Security Engineer

We are looking for a Sr Cyber Security Engineer to join our team in Reston, VA.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
Currently, Sharp Solutions, Inc is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Senior Cyber Security Engineer to join our team in the Reston VA area to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career. The Senior Engineer will perform a variety of complex technical tasks applied to specialized technology and cybersecurity challenges. 

The Senior Cyber Security Engineer is responsible for the integration and hands-on implementation of new capabilities and managing existing capabilities for federal agencies in support of the CDM DEFEND E project or customer requirements. The Senior Cyber Security Engineer will work closely with architects, design engineers, and integrators to assess customer requirements and to deploy and extend capabilities offered by the COTS and custom tools and support dashboard data requirements. Additionally, you will serve as a trusted advisor, providing subject matter expertise, guidance, and applying best practices
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Design, deploy, operate, and maintain CDM tools and new capabilities in enterprise on premise and Cloud environments including: ForeScout, McAfee ePO, ServiceNow, Splunk, Tenable.SC, Vormetric, SailPoint, CyberArk, Elastic, IBM MaaS360, AirWatch, Microsoft Endpoint, or equivalent security tools and products as required.
  • Provide direct support to customers with troubleshooting, updating, and improving sensor and management tools deployed within their environment.
  • Develop installation, configuration, and deployment methods including scripting, use of APIs, orchestration, automation, and database services to support the integration and configuration of CDM applications and security technologies.
  • Work with architects, integration engineers, and developers to design solutions and improve data quality, security, and compliance or extend current capabilities and offerings to customers.
  • Work closely with management support teams and customer network and operations teams to establish and document requirements to complete implementation and configuration tasks.
  • Assess system designs to validate them against expected technical parameters.
  • Create solutions to improve data quality, security, and compliance or extend current capabilities and offerings to customers.
  • Identify, analyze, define, and coordinate user, customer, and stakeholder needs and translates them into enterprise hardware and software requirements.
  • Identify and manage solution dependencies with other systems and elements of the enterprise IT infrastructure.
  • Identify technical risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Perform functional, requirements and product analysis, assist to establish interface definitions and translate customer needs into hardware and software requirements.
  • Perform data validation, analysis, warehousing, and data mining.
  • Accomplish extract, transform, and load operations to retrieve enrichment content from existing hardware, software, system boundary inventories.
  • Develop and maintain detailed installation documentation and SOPs as required.
  • Ability to troubleshoot broad-ranging issues (operating systems, network, firewall, COTS products, access and authentication.
  • Provide tool operations and maintenance support, Tier 3 customer support, and act as the subject matter expert.
  • Provide Tier 3 support to customers and act as the subject matter expert.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Strong analytical skills to enable effective troubleshooting
  • 10 years of experience in Information Technology
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience with the design and implementation of cyber security tools
  • Experience leading technical discussions with internal and external customers
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with 3rd party tool integration using APIs and Database connections
  • Ability to troubleshoot wide-ranging issues that cross team boundaries (OS, hardware, network, storage, firewall, COTS layers, customer access/authentication)
  • In-depth experience with integrated security system architecture using general IT security concepts, network security and monitoring practices/methodologies
  • Experience presenting material to senior management level and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Applicable Vendor Certified Administration certification is a plus
  • Security+ and/or equivalent related IT Certification
  • Effective communications skills, both oral and written
  • Experience leading technical discussions with internal and external customers
  • Experience in one or more scripting or programming language: Python, Java, UNIX shell, PowerShell
  • Experience and use of the key technologies relevant to API and application configuration or integration including SSL, DHCP, Active Directory, LDAP, JDBC, ODBC
  • Understanding and use of Microsoft SQL database, database definition, procedures, and advanced SQL
  • Understanding of networking technologies including LAN/WAN, wireless, and VPN.
  • Understanding of security design, network security architecture, network topology, and understanding of TCP/IP protocols; OSI model
  • Experience with DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) a plus
  • Experience with AWS Cloud, Azure Cloud, or Cloud implementations and environments
  • Extensive experience analyzing information technology and system risk in complex environments and articulating results (verbal/reports) to all levels of management
  • Ability to research and address information security issues as required as an authority on the subject

Security Clearance Requirements:
  • Ability to obtain and maintain DHS suitability
  • Candidate is required to be a US Citizen (non-dual citizenship) with the ability to obtain DHS Suitability. 

Physical Requirements:
  • Office work, typically sedentary with some movement around the office.
 SSi is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action. SSi also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability. Veterans are encouraged to apply.
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