Cyber Security Engineer #4408


  • US-VA-Alexandria
  • Information Technology
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Cyber Security Engineer

GOVCIO is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to support a DOD client with conducting compliance assessments and validations, and conceptualizing and implementing security systems and architectures. Experience with Security Technical Implementation Guides. Provides the customer with assessments and reports facilitating situational awareness and understanding of current cyber threats and adversaries. Researches new tools and maintains proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer network vulnerabilities, network security and encryption. Collaborates with IT operations to identify, report on, and coordinate remediation of cyber threats to the client. Leverages technical knowledge of computer systems and networks with cyber threat information to assess the client’s security posture.


  • The Cyber Security Engineer will participate in activities related to the integration of security architecture & engineering efforts into the IT lifecycle; support team of 3 other cyber security professionals
  • Support Application development/maintenance and IT operations with DevSecOps and Agile practices
  • The candidate will participate in new task orders to ensure Cyber concepts are considered within the design and develop phases
  • Implement, test and evaluate new/updated end point products and firewalls/Web Application Firewalls before approval
  • Build and develop artifacts to support the RMF process
  • Support DOD HBSS and ACAS scanning. eMASS experience a plus.
  • Provide technical solutions to remediate vulnerabilities in the Azure cloud and IaaS Windows, Linux, Microsoft SQL, and Apache environment. Research vulnerabilities and remediation solutions
  • Provide technical knowledge/expertise to support the design and implementation of system components/subsystems
  • Implement scans, cloud security solutions; analyze, evaluate, and plan enterprise solutions
  • Resolve requests for assistance in troubleshooting issues
  • Participate in the planning of upgrades, replacement, configuration, and maintenance of security architecture and engineering projects
  • Participate in new and existing IT modernization, expansion, and improvement of security architecture and engineering projects support enterprise operations
  • Analyze process improvement areas/recommend changes to processes/procedures for efficiencies/cost-savings



  • Require B.S. Degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience with DoD and IT enterprise deployments
  • Proven experience supporting Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and associated IA processes, procedures, and activities with capability and expertise to implement DoDD 8530.1, DoDD 8500.2, DoDI 8510.1, DoDI 8510.01 and other applicable NIST and CNSS IA directives, instructions, guidelines
  • Experience with Microsoft and Linux Server Operating Systems
  • Experience applying security engineering concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments, working with several different mission applications
  • Experience in building cyber security log analysis system
  • Prior experience in HBSS and ACAS scanning, implementation, and analysis
  • Experience in collaborating with other enterprise technologists both internal and external to resolve complex technical issues
  • Security+ or other applicable certification to meet DoD requirements


Required Skills and Experience

  • US Citizen with Top Secret clearance
  • Security+ (IAT Level II)
  • 5 years or more experience implementing DISA STIGs, NIST 800 series, and adhering to other DOD IA requirements
  • Familiarity with DISA STIGs, and U.S. Cyber Command OPORD requirements and scan results.
  • Prior experience in HBSS and ACAS



Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience with Cloud Engineering and Agile/Scrum
  • DOD eMass Experience



COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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