Sr. Cybersecurity Engineer
ClearFocus Technologies
 Crystal City, VA
We are seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer position in Crystal City, VA. All applicants must have an active Top-Secret clearance.

Job Description:

Senior Cybersecurity Engineer to provide IT Systems Security support to a government customer.


The Senior Cybersecurity Engineer responsibilities include:
  • The ability to set up a comprehensive Cybersecurity program from scratch with strong skills in Security Engineering, Security Operations and Information Assurance.

  • Ability to architect and orchestrate the collection of logs and events from multiple security sensors and apply Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Analytics to provide threat information. 

  • Provide the technical expertise required to recommend, install and configure security tools and monitoring devices.

  • Recommend, install, maintain, monitor and troubleshoots, security sensor devices

  • Implement vulnerability assessment and threat assessment programs.  

  • Support the mitigation and reporting activities of security threats in order to safeguard information assets.

  • Provide incident response functions when appropriate

  • Conduct research pertaining to the latest viruses, worms, etc. and the latest technological advances in combating unauthorized access to information.

  • Write guidelines, standards, policies, procedures and other technical documentation.

  • Support Information Assurance asset deployments, upgrades, and maintenance; including servers, databases and network assets.

  • Access and review current technology infrastructure to identify key risks areas and ensure adequate level of control are in place to address those risks.

  • Recommend technological and architectural upgrades/modifications to Information Systems Security architecture.

  • Support the program in publishing incidents, alerts, advisories and bulletins as required.

  • Configure firewall rules according to security policy


Qualities/Additional info: Cyber Security Services Engineer should be a proven team player with excellent oral and written communications skills.

Preferred Experience:

Experience with the following;
  • Experience setting up cybersecurity programs.

  • Experience with a wide variety of information security tools and applications .

  • Experience working in a network security environment, such as a Security Operations Center (SOC), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Incident Response Center (CIRC) or Cyber Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC).

  • Advanced Routing and Switching, Remote Access, Multilayer Switching, Cisco IOS security, VPN security, and Troubleshooting


Preferred Qualifications

  • CISSP certification

  • CISSP-ISSEP certification

  • Security+ certification preferred

  • CompTia Advance Security Practitioner (CASP)

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CeH)

  • Cybersecurity Leadership (GSLC).

  • Tenable Certified Nessus Auditor (TCNA) certification

  • Possesses experience supporting the Intelligence Community (IC)

  • Experience proactively providing system security support in accordance with NIST 800 series



  • TS Required



  • 7-10 years’ experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university