Senior Cybersecurity Engineer #4947


  • US-VA-Arlington
  • Cybersecurity & Intelligence
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Subject matter expert for the organization in security standards and best practices.
  • Regularly perform security audits, vulnerability analysis, and provide reports.
  • Assess, and recommend scalable, flexible, and resilient cloud architectures incorporating IT security and safeguarding requirements.
  • Develop best practices and security standards for the organization.
  • Suggest and implement Cyber Security architecture improvements.
  • Stay up to date with latest security technologies, and trends to assist in implementing enhancements to the current organization’s security posture.
  • Recommend, install, configure, operate, and maintain Government-approved IT security tools, RSA Archer and applications to support overall information assurance activities.


  • Bachelor’s with 14+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Minimum of 10 years of security engineer experience
  • Previous experience (at least 4 years) with performing security engineering in a cloud environment, specifically supporting AWS
  • Required certifications: AWS, CISSP, Scrum
  • Desired certifications: Azure, Security+, GSEC, GPEN, CEH, or Pentest+
  • Basic programming knowledge
  • Linux, system administration, networking, and cloud proficiency
  • Basic penetration testing knowledge
  • RMF and Well-Architected Framework proficiency
  • Proficiency in Tenable and equivalent products
  • Proficiency in static code analysis
  • DOD STIG/CIS Benchmark proficiency
  • Understand the full security engineering lifecycle from requirements to deployment
  • Knowledge of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS architectures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with customer, team, and leadership
  • Strong planning and organizational skills. Detail oriented, decisive and goal oriented to consistently exceed objectives

GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

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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