Sr. Security Engineer (US Citizenship required)

Oratrax Solutions - Calverton, MD

ContractEstimated: $100,000 - $140,000 a year

The candidate must have a background in security. Candidates with previous experience on Agile teams especially within Government agencies will be well suited for this position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Certification and Accreditation activities
  • Architecting and engineering security solutions for the environment
  • Analyzing and conducting vulnerability assessments
  • Troubleshoot issues and respond to security incidents
  • Address ongoing enterprise security changes
  • Develop and revise security documentation (i.e. SSP)
  • Support security hardening activities
  • Conduct security source code reviews
  • Communicate activities across O&M team and client leads
  • Conversant in basic project integration principles and project quality methods

Minimum skills and qualifications:

  • United States Citizenship required (no dual citizenship)
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Public Trust clearance
  • 3+ year general IT experience
  • 2+ year information security experience
  • 2+ year technical hands-on experience (installation, configuration, and troubleshooting) with at least one security technologies including but not limited to Vulnerability Assessment Tools, Anti-virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Web Application Security Scanner, Virtual Private Networks, Security Information Event Management and Network Access Control, Database Security, and Encryption.
  • 2+ year experience related to one of the following (risk assessments, security policy development, security strategy, general IT and security controls development, compliance readiness (i.e. NIST 800- Series, FISMA, FedRAMP, FIPS) or technical security architecture/design.
  • Preference for at least one current recognized professional certification such as Security+, CISSP, CEH, CCNA, and GIAC.
  • Technical hands-on experience with security compliance and vulnerability assessment tools
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent area
  • Federal Government Experience preferred
  • Minimum 2 years supporting one core operating systems (e.g., Linux, Unix, Windows)
  • Must be flexible in working with team members at all levels of experience
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, constantly changing Agile environment while maintaining a professional presence and respect for all team members

Job Type: Contract

Contract Length:

  • More than 1 year

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely