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Senior Cyber Security Engineer


Dulles, virginia

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Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Dulles, VA

Must have an active Secret Security Clearance

Node is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission-critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment, including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats.

Node is seeking a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

The Sr Cyber Security Engineer designs, develops, documents, analyzes, tests, integrates, debugs, conducts research, and/or discovers and analyzes security flaws or vulnerabilities in software, networks, systems, and applications. The Senior Cyber Security Engineer ensures system security needs are established and maintained for various objects/matters.


• Identify Security Requirements for systems.

• Ensure security requirements are planned, implemented, and tested.

• Test and verify requirements are implemented and documented for ATO purposes.

• Manage RMF process to obtain and maintain system ATO.

• Responsible for reviewing and commenting on security risks and security issues related to any Change Requests, Infrastructure Change Requests, and Configuration Change Requests

• Analyze output from various security devices and malware and incident reports to improve detection of and to minimize future incidents.

• Assess and analyze system security to identify and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities.

• Recommend countermeasures to mitigate risks and vulnerabilities.

• Prepare/Update documentation, including incident reports, security recommendations, etc.

• Assist in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cybersecurity infrastructure and key resources.

• Perform basic system design functions, including interpretive analyses, chart preparation, and associated diagrams/enhancement plans.

• Test existing and new technologies.

• Review/analyze requested changes for equipment, technology, and/or other factors/trends, which are planned for deployment in the customer space.

• Support the configuration and administration of cyber security tools and systems.


Required Skills:

• U.S. Citizenship

• Must hold an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

• Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

• 6+ years of applicable experience in cybersecurity

• Experience with commercial cyber tools and technologies

• Experience with standard security principles, policies, standards, and industry best practices

• Experience and knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, sockets, and security) and web technologies (Internet security)

• Experience or knowledge of intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis

Desired Skills:

• Experience in ServiceNow

• Experience with AWS Security Hub and Guard Duty

• Experience editing /auditing Security Groups, NACLs, or Access-Lists.

• Experience or knowledge of Endpoint Protection/Detection/Response and Extended Detection and Response solution

• Understanding and ideally experience with Windows or Linux/Unix operating systems.

• Experience with Security Event Incident Management (SEIM), Log Correlation, and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems

• Experience and/or familiarity with development languages such as Java, Swing, JUnit, Perl, Python, HTML

• Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with VMware and virtual machines.

• Experience with SAFe

• Experience with automated testing tools

• Experience with one or more of the following:

• Security COTS integration

• Security Incident Event Management

• Insider Threat Monitoring

• Operating System hardening tools

• Vulnerability assessment testing

• Penetration Testing

• Dynamic and Static Testing tools operations

• Identification and Authentication schemes

• Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management

• Cross Domain Solutions

• Computer Network Exploitation (CNE)

• Computer Network Operations (CNO)

• Malware Analysis

• Reverse Software Engineering

• Ability to write custom tools and modify existing intrusion detection tools

Required Education:

BS Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR a related field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.

Desired Certifications:

• Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)

• Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

• SANS/GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM)

• ArcSight Certified Security Analyst (ACSA) or ArcSight Certified Advance Security Analyst (ACASA)

- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Company Overview:

Node.Digital is an independent Digital Automation & Cognitive Engineering company that integrates best-of-breed technologies to accelerate business impact.

Our Core Values help us in our mission. They include:


Identifying the~RIGHT PEOPLE~and developing them to their full capabilities

Our customer’s “Mission” is our “Mission”. Our~MISSION FIRST~approach is designed to keep our customers fully engaged while becoming their trusted partner

We believe in~SIMPLIFYING~complex problems with a relentless focus on agile delivery excellence

Our mantra is “~Simple*Secure*Speed~” in the delivery of innovative services and solutions


We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits packages to include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Health Saving Account
  • 401K
  • Three weeks of PTO
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Pre-Approved Online Training

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