Senior Security Engineer

Integrated Security Technologies, Inc. - Herndon, VA


Integrated Security Technologies, Inc. (IST) designs, installs and services integrated electronic and physical security systems (access control, intrusion detection, video surveillance, physical barriers, etc.) for government and commercial entities. Though based primarily in the mid-Atlantic region, our team members dispatch to locations throughout the nation and occasionally overseas. In business for more than 20-years, IST continues to grow while maintaining a strong culture of teamwork.

IST is searching for a Senior Security Engineer located in our Herndon, VA headquarters.


  • Assist in FIPS 201-2 Compliant system designs
  • Verify and assist in deployment of FIPS 201-2 compliant systems
  • Advise clients on next steps for achieving compliance
  • Provide direction and validation of system hardening for IST engineers
  • Maintain current knowledge of the everchanging standards and requirements for FIPS 201-2 compliance
  • Educate and mentor IST engineering resources on the requirements and standards of FIPS 201-2 compliant


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or Advanced Mathematics
  • Requires working knowledge of Software House, Lenel, Gallagher and/or Genetec
  • thorough understanding of the appropriate architecture as detailed on the approved products list
  • Five (5) or more years of overall professional experience in the systems administration field
  • Five (5) or more years of overall experience in the administration of Microsoft Windows client and server operating systems operating in a hardened IT security environment
  • Five (5) or more year of experience with electronic security systems, specifically:
  • Enterprise Systems deployed in a hardened network environment utilizing PKI authentication infrastructures I.E.
  • Access Control Systems
  • IP based Enterprise video surveillance systems


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance
  • Working Knowledge of Government and DoD standards I.E. such as: HSPD-12, FIPS-201, and/or RMF SP800-53
  • Thorough understanding of credentialing
  • Preferred Certifications
  • A PACS Certification for one (1) or all manufactures listed below
  • Lenel
  • Software House
  • Genetec
  • Gallagher
  • A Certification that meets DoD 8570.01-M-IT-II information Assurance Technical (IAT) and Computer Environment Certifications
  • DoD 8570 preferred certifications, such as:
  • CCNA Security
  • CSA+
  • GIC SP
  • GSEC
  • Security+ CE
  • SSCP

Full Benefits Package

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • 401 (k) w/company match
  • Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Days

Integrated Security Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, disability, Veteran status or any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time


  • system administration and electronic security systems: 5 years (Required)
  • government and DoD standards such as FIPS-201: 5 years (Required)
  • Software House, Lenel, Gallagher and/or Genetec: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Security Clearance Required:

  • Top Secret (Preferred)