Security Operations Engineer #3077


  • Washington, D.C., DC
  • Information Technology
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The Security Operations Engineer shall provide information security expertise to our Federal Government client. Also, as a minimum, shall be responsible for:

  • Participating in Information Security working groups (Government sponsored or private) to obtain the latest security and regulatory guidance (including applicable privacy laws and statutes);
  • Conduct security certification activities in support of our Federal Government clients’ systems, sites and networks.
  • Supporting the implementation of Information Security guidelines and policies per agency direction.


  • Assist with day-to-day aspects of agency security environment
  • Understand and enforce agency IT and security policies.
  • Review audit logs
  • Work with other agency jurisdictions as requested by senior leadership.
  • Identifying, implementing, and assessing system security controls.
  • Actively contribute to A&A efforts and assess the security impact of system changes
  • Actively participate with and guide agency leaders to coordinate and manage system changes.
  • Perform discovery and vulnerability scans, and identify and direct remediation steps and activities
  • Support other ISSOs within the agency

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience implementing Government and/or private industry information security, communications-computer systems security and industrial security policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of developing standardized certification and accreditation processes in accordance with security industry policy and maintain established accreditation baselines.
  • Knowledge of firewall configuration and operation, as well as VPN (both site-to-site and remote access)
  • Web proxy with virus/malware detection
  • Email antispam and virus.  Will also need to be able to configure the mail aspects not just the security pieces.
  • Unix/Linux scripting and scanning
  • Networking, basic routing and switching
  • Advise and communicate with senior leadership with ease.

Training, Education and Certifications:   

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, plus 3 years’ experience or equivalent
  • Security+ 

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.

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