Cybersecurity Engineer - Dulles
Location:Dulles, VA
Full-time or Part-time:Full Time
Requisition Code:201903-1398
Job Description

Catapult Consultants is now hiring Cybersecurity Engineers (Level I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI). The Cybersecurity Engineer co-designs, develops, documents, analyzes, tests and integrates software, networks, systems and applications. Additionally, the Cybersecurity Engineer researches, discovers and/or analyzes security flaws or vulnerabilities in software, networks, systems and applications to provide mitigation strategies.

Specific Responsibilities:

• 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 counter measures to mitigate risks and vulnerabilities.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

• Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance required.

• Two (2) or more years of Cyber Engineer experience required. A Master’s degree in a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience.

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Science, Information Technology or Business discipline is required. Four (4) years of experience (for a total of six (6) or more years) may be substituted for a degree.

• Experience and knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, sockets and security), operating systems (Windows/UNIX/Linux), and web technologies (Internet security)

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

• Experience with software development.

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

• Understanding of windows and UNIX operating systems.

• Understanding of security technologies and concepts, experience in design and implementation of secure network solutions including DMZs and web portals.

• Understanding of Information Assurance and Information Operations technologies and development activities.

• Understanding of the processes and guidelines for Certifying & Accrediting (DCID, ICD, NIST 800-53, SANS 20) information systems based upon experience on a large-scale development program.

• Practical experience hardening IT systems in compliance with STE/STIG guidelines.

• Possesses or quickly develop a comprehensive understanding of Government Information Security policies, regulations, and guidelines.

• Experience with Security Event Incident Management, Log Correlation and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems (ArcSight, QRadar , Splunk, Mazu, Arbor, etc.) a plus.

• Experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: Java, Swing, Hibernate, Struts, JUnit, Perl, Ruby, Python, HTML, C, C++, .NET, ColdFusion, Adobe, Assembly language, etc. a plus.


• DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I certification required.

• DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II desired; CISSP preferred.

• Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) certification highly desired.

• Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification desired.

• SANS/GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) certification desired.

Abilities Required:
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel while typing at a computer keyboard.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, or lift objects up to 10 pounds.
• The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The vision requirements include: close vision.
EEO Statement
Catapult Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in a dignified work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. It’s our policy to recruit, employ, retain, compensate, train, promote, discipline, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based solely on qualifications, performance, and competence. This policy reflects our belief that providing equal opportunities for all employees is a both our legal and moral responsibility, and good management practice.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.