Mid VM Security Engineer

Bethesda, MD 20817

Posted: 02/07/2019 Industry: IT Job Number: JN -122018-111123
Our client in Bethesda, MD is actively seeking a Mid-Level Security Engineer to join a Security Operations team on a contract with a federal government client.


* Design, develop, integrate, and update system security solutions
* Identify risks and security flaws in existing Network infrastructure
* Evaluate new and emerging security products and technologies
* Create, automate, and optimize appropriate reports and dashboards across several platforms
* Facilitate communication between the Information Security Program, client Information System Security Officers (ISSOs), and system owners to address security issues in a timely manner.
* Manage and operate security tools to provide real-time insight into the security posture of the enterprise
* Evaluate the impact of security issues with respect to the mission and prioritize remediation efforts based on risk
* Review requirements for security systems and collaborate with other engineers and developers to decide on an overall technical approach to reduce risk.

Desired Qualifications:

* Credentials

* Bachelor's Degree
* 3-5 years of Information Technology experience
* 1-3 years of Information Security experience

o One or more certifications in information security (GCIA, GCIH, CEH, CISSP, SSCP, Sec+, etc.)


* Computer security and networking fundamentals

* IT environments, information security, and vulnerability management
* Understanding of security systems, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, anti-virus software, log management, authentication systems, content filtering, etc.
* Understanding of Federal Information Security requirements including NIST, MITRE, FISMA, and DHS guidance
* Troubleshooting Network and System admins to resolve outstanding findings

* Experience

* Managing and operating vulnerability scan tools and analyzing results, as well as an ability to develop and effectively communicate mitigation or corrective action strategies
* Demonstrated expertise with desktop and server operating systems (Windows, Mac, *nix)
* Basic knowledge of scripting and API integration is a plus

* Demonstrated expertise with several of following tool types is a plus:

* Firewalls (PaloAlto, Cisco ASA, Juniper)

* Security Information and Event Management (ArcSight, Splunk)

* Application Scanning (AppScan, Netsparker)
* Vulnerability Scanning (Tenable Nessus, PVS, and SecurityCenter)
* Network Modeling (RedSeal)

* Skills and Abilities

* Ability to initiate, coordinate and prioritize responsibilities and follow through on tasks and projects
* Adept at troubleshooting vulnerability findings and networking issues
* Superior organizational, analytical and problem-solving abilities
* Highly meticulous and detail oriented
* Excellent written and oral communication skills

Please email all resumes to: sung.Lee@catapultstaffing.Com


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