Information Security Engineer

Reston, VA

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for an Information Security Systems Engineer. This person will be responsible for applications that bring data and capabilities together in a secure manner to the end user in an on-demand environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Designing, developing, and implementing security requirements within an organization’s business processes.
  • Providing technical and policy interpretation and guidance regarding information security issues in support of ICD 503 accreditation activities. Ensure that operational security for cloud solution is maintained for information systems.
  • Developing and maintaining A&A documentation (SSP, Security Test Procedures, Security Controls, Traceability Matrix, etc.) and conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance Attained ATO in full cloud implementation.
  • Providing technical direction in implementing defense in depth strategies for sensitive workloads.
  • Identifying deficiencies/weaknesses discovered in customer’s systems and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities and non-compliance of systems, including infrastructure.
  • Utilizing applications and AWS services to support audit and continuous monitoring functions to ensure the security posture of system.
  • Performing insider threat mitigation, and alignment to NIST Standards.


Required Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of overall experience
  • 3+ years of experience in the Intelligence Community
  • Well versed in Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies and architecture
  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with Xacta 360
  • Experience working with scanning tools such as Nessus, AppDetective, and WebInspect
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently; self-started
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline)
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Clearance required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), EC- Council
  • ITIL Certificate – Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)


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Job tags: Architecture AWS CEH CISSP Clearance Clearance Required NIST Polygraph Vulnerabilities