Cyber Engineer

Dulles, Virginia, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate Clearance required
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Cyber Engineer

Experience: Seniors

Location: Dulles, VA

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 Security Operations Center Lead The SOC Lead will lead a team of security engineers with extensive technical experience in enterprise data networks, systems engineering and architecture, security monitoring, capacity planning, systems engineering, cloud infrastructure, and troubleshooting.

The team’s primary mission is to manage SOC and incident response teams by delivering and operating critical network threat detection and forensics services.

The services include IDS/IPS, SIEM, case management, and packet capture.

Responsibilities Include:

• Plans, directs and coordinates the Security Operations Center for the program.

• Work closely with technical leadership (government / program / management)

• Develop and present performance reports and metrics

• Develop and meet performance management requirements

• Provide technical leadership for an engineering team of cloud security specialists.

• Consult with the cloud team and leadership to set the direction for security monitoring and threat detection.

• Ensure the successful integration of cloud logging and security monitoring services with SIEM.

• Direct the development and implementation of rules/signatures in SIEM, and other monitoring platforms, to detect and alert on suspicious activity in Raytheon’s public cloud environments.

• Direct the deployment and management of cloud logging and security monitoring services for AWS and Azure Cloud environments.

• Provide guidance and direction on operations for cloud-based Cyber Defense systems and services

• Support cloud-related service migrations to AWS or Azure.

• Provide guidance on system administration of Cloud-based automation tools.

• Direct the development of Infrastructure-as-Code playbooks (e.g. Terraform)

• Ensure testing and evaluation of new cloud services.

• Direct a team on Incident Response/security investigations in cloud environments.

• Ensures proper implementation of required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6/3, ICD, NIST) and others leading team to ensure compliance across all activities


Required Skills:

• U.S. Citizenship

• Active Secret clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

• Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

• 4+ years of management in SOC environments in both personnel and technology to include all aspects of personnel management including hiring, performance management, training/compliance, annual salary planning and all other dimensions.

• 10+ years of directly relevant experience

• Minimum 3 years of professional experience working with AWS & Azure infrastructure and services in a security-focused role.

• Advanced knowledge of AWS & Azure architectural concepts.

• Experience developing and implementing SIEM threat detection rules.

• Demonstrated experience administering Linux-based systems.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Desired Skills:

• Information Security and IT certifications: Cisco, Red Hat, AWS, etc.

• Experience administering cyber security tools such as Firewalls, SIEM, and PCAP

• Experience with security log analysis.

• Experience working on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT)

• Previous experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC)

• Virtualization technologies, e.g. VMWare, HyperV, etc.

• Automation and IaC tooling, e.g. Ansible, Terraform, etc.

• Scripting in Python or Perl

• “Big Data” Analysis systems, e.g. Splunk, ELK, etc.

• Understanding of Project Management and SDLC methodologies, especially Agile.

• Experience with CNAPP

Required Education

- A bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.

Desired Certifications: - GIAC, 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**


  • Medical (90% Coverage for Employee)
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Life (100% Coverage for Employee)
  • Long Term Disability (100% Coverage for Employee)
  • Health Saving Account
  • 401K
  • Three weeks of PTO
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Pre-Approved Online Training
Job perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Health care
Job region: North America
Job country: United States
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