Senior Security Engineer
FWG Solutions
 Washington, DC
FWG Solutions is a rapidly growing systems integrator and premier small business provider of technology services to government and commercial clients. We are a trusted provider of cybersecurity, logistics, advanced engineering and operational support services to the United States Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community and Federal Civilian agencies. We are a quality driven organization that leverages its ISO 20000-1:2011, ISO 27001:2013 and CMMI quality standards, certifications and service delivery expertise to support all of our clients.

FWG Solutions has an immediate need for a Senior Security Engineer to support this DHS SOC Program.  


  • Must be a self-starter with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, flexibility, good judgment and the ability to coordinate multiple, concurrent tasks in an effective manner. 
  • Work with internal, Agile based multi-disciplinary team to ensure the systems are functional, secure, and scalable.
  • Design and develop cyber security technology along with integration of new architectural features into existing infrastructures while maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • The systems and networks developed will be used to collect and process data and improve the DHS SOC security infrastructure.


  • 10+ years of hands-on general infrastructure administration and system engineering
  • Experience with 2+ of the following areas
  •       Implementing STIG / NIST / OSCAP frameworks on RHEL
  •       Experience with SELinux
  •       Building custom kickstart files to manage partitions and systems configuration
  •       Automating bare metal deployments with Satellite server
  •       Linux security & systems engineering, design, and support
  •       Network administration and design
  •       Configuring and managing virtualized environments
  •       Network access, identity and access management (e.g., public key infrastructure, PKI).
  • Experience with Python and Shell Scripting
  • Experience with system engineering and network and system administration as related to orchestration and automated deployments
  • Experience with the tools used to design, build, deploy, and maintain infrastructure in a variety of cloud environments (GitLab CI, Ansible Tower, JIRA, Jenkins, Satellite).
  • Experience with Direct Customer Engagement
  • Experience with Requirements Identification and decomposition
  • Experience working with developers and process improvement
  • Experience identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI
  • Experience and knowledge with designing, building, deploying, and maintaining infrastructure in cloud environments
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with AWS
  • Hands on Ansible experience
  • RHCSA/RHCE Certification
  • Recent security operations center (SOC) experience
  • Hands on OpenStack Experience
  • Mastery in applying systems administration and system engineering/ security theories, concepts, methods and best practices throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Mastery in defining solutions using security architecture requirements and customer requirements
  • Mastery in designing secure, scalable, highly available fault tolerant cloud systems
  • Experience with system engineering cloud services based on data, compute, database and cybersecurity requirements

Clearance requirements:

  • Department of Homeland Security ESOC employees are required to obtain an Entry on Duty (EOD) clearance to support this program.
  • Candidates should possess a Secret, TS/SCI, or existing EOD with DHS.
  • US Citizenship is required
This opportunity offers career development and growth, competitive compensation, and a robust benefits package with 4 Weeks PTO w/ rollover, 11 paid holidays, company paid events and training, 401(k) retirement plan with company match.

FWG holds multiple government contracting vehicles as a Prime Contractor to include: 8(a) Direct Award; HUBZone - Direct Award; GSA IT-70; Army Accent; Army ITES-3S; AFSFC IT BPA.

FWG Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex/gender, pregnancy, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information/history or any other personal characteristic protected by law. FWG welcomes all individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply for our jobs.