Hybrid Remote Cyber Security Engineer #4181


  • US-Remote Located in DC/MD/VA
  • Cybersecurity & Intelligence
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation governmental operations that improve the citizen experience every day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?




As a Cybersecurity Engineer, you will be responsible for providing significant knowledge and engineering skills in cybersecurity and protection, Responsive Cyber team, Proactive Cyber team, and Cyber Engineering team Subject Matter Experts in configuring tools to include elastic and Kafka to support SIEM. You will plan, support, and assist in all assessments, and provide advanced analytic support. Work closely with the ISSO team. Oversee design, implementation, and maintenance of all Cyber Excellence Cell products via IaC, engineer data source ingest, and research and development of new capabilities. The Cybersecurity Engineer will also monitor the Security Operations Center, which monitors SIEM for suspicious activity across Production, Test and Development environments, and oversee case management of triggered suspicious activities. Additional responsibilities will include:

  1. Serves as the direct interface between the engineering / subject matter expert teams and the Program Manager
  2. Participates in the certification and accreditation processes; performs technical vulnerability assessments of network security
  3. Provides business continuity and disaster recovery support
  4. Engages in intrusion detection and prevention; provides incident reporting and response support
  5. Conducts ongoing monitoring of network security requirements and compliance, maintains system security plans and risk mitigation plans
  6. Ensures that the appropriate security features and safeguards have been implemented on all information systems as required by DoD/IC policy and directives, and industry best practices
  7. Provides vulnerability management and response, security assessments, customer support and provides guidance on security issues

 Required Qualifications

  • High School with 10+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Secret Clearance
  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced with ACAS and supporting IAVA and STIG compliance.
  • 5+ years’ experience with and knowledge of network protocols, network routing devices, computer security. devices, security architectures, methodologies, and tools.
  • 5+ years’ experience with and knowledge of network security concepts and configuration.
  • 2+ years’ experience with network Certification and Accreditation.
  • 4+ years’ experience with data tagging and data loss prevention.
  • 4+ years’ experience with data rights management.
  • Log management and analysis.
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) support.
  • Firewall support to include configuring, monitoring, analysis, and hardening.
  • Intrusion Detection System (IDS)/Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) support.
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Host Based Security Solution (HBSS) network scanning
  • Packet capture and analysis.
  • Advisement on cybersecurity best practices and methodologies such as comply to connect, patch management, antivirus implementation, packet analysis, enterprise monitoring, and system hardening
  • Perform installation, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting, and administration of the ACAS/Nessus Vulnerability Scanner applications.
  • Work extensively with vulnerability scanning tools to include and understanding of Vulnerability Management System and Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring.
  • Work with security architectures – demonstrating your experience in Windows, Linux and UNIX operating system administration.
  • Conduct vulnerability analysis, research, collaborate with System Administrators to mitigate identified vulnerabilities and/or author Plans of Actions and Milestones (PO&AM) as needed.
  • Configure, operate, and maintain HBSS and its components (ePolicy Orchestrator, McAfee Agent, Data Loss Prevention, Host Intrusion Prevention System, Policy Auditor, ESS, Asset Baseline Monitor, and Virus Scan Enterprise) on Windows and Linux creating exceptions to allow essential processes to continue uninterrupted
  • Provide guidance on vulnerability and malware remediation.
  • Analyze the customer’s needs and identify security requirements / solutions.
  • Demonstrate experience with DoD STIGS, IA Tools (SCCVI, SCRI, Host Based Security System) , program, and Risk Management Framework.
  • Security + w/ce certification

 Preferred Skills and Experience

  • AWS Cloud experience
  • CISSP or CISM certification
  • CEH certification   #cjpost#dicepost

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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