Cyber Security Engineer – Senior

at ACET
Location Chantilly, VA
Date Posted August 23, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Contractor

Description

About ACET:

Adams Communication & Engineering Technology (ACET), Incorporated is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) system engineering and information technology firm, headquartered in Maryland and Virginia. Incorporated in 1999, we support mission critical Information Technology (IT) business needs for clients within the intelligence community (IC), Department of Defense (DOD), Veteran Administration (VA) and for select commercial clients. ACET, Inc.’s technical, programmatic, and analytical professionals are experts in commercial technology, customized solutions, and proprietary government systems.

ACET is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer - Senior to join our Team in Chantilly, VA.

 

Seeking a Cyber Security Engineer/ISEE for a dynamic position in support of a US Government contract located in Northern Virginia. This candidate will be responsible for research, develop, implement, test and review the customer's critical mission applications. The ideal candidate would have a solid understanding of the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process, cyber security, and engineering best practices and be able to manage incident handling, incident analysis, processes/methodologies, the development of best practices, strong understanding of adversary processes/methodologies/TTP to include emerging threats, and the ability to develop signatures and countermeasures.

In the role of Cyber Security Engineer, this person will be responsible for:

  • Support the customer in researching, evaluating, planning, designing, engineering, and delivering cybersecurity solutions
  • Review and ensure compliance with customer security policies and requirements
  • Conduct vulnerability and generic security scans of both systems and networks to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Analyze and mitigate network-related risks
  • Review new and existing system designs for compliance with security standards and best practices
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments on new and existing systems
  • Lead system and application architects through security acceptance testing
  • Develop plans for vulnerability mitigation
  • Document and communicate security policy to enterprise organizations
  • Develop mitigation plans and security implications for vulnerabilities
  • Provide architectural and technical guidance and recommendations for securing systems and networks
  • Implement securing and hardening recommendations
  • Produce threat reports
  • Provide information security expertise and consulting
  • Implement an information security framework
  • Gain organizational commitment for security plans
  • Plan, design, and implement security-related technologies
  • Ensure new and existing products conform to information security policies, standards, and best practices
  • Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of enterprise operations
  • Review new and existing system designs for compliance with security standards and best practices
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments on new and existing systems