Cybersecurity Engineer

Eagan, Minnesota, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate Clearance required

At phia, our goal is to hire talented and passionate team members who desire to grow their skillsets, as well as the reputation of the company with our partners, clients, and stakeholders. We are looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer with in depth technical knowledge and experience in cyber risk management to support our government customer. Are you a risk management expert but have not had the chance to work with many security tools yet? This is your chance to learn! We are willing to teach the highly motivated individual. This job is currently 100% remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This could change in the future, and candidates may be expected to work on-site. Qualified candidates should live within a commutable distance from one of these three locations: Eagan, MN, Merrifield, VA, or Morriville, NC.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for the security architecture across a variety of applications or domains, including cloud computing and assigned projects & initiatives of large size, complexity, and risk.
  • Develop actionable security blueprints, principles, models, designs, standards, and guidelines to ensure enterprise information technology architecture and support is consistent, usable, secure, and adds value to the business.
  • Document design specifications, installation instructions, and other system-related information to integrate and migrate existing and planned platforms in support of an organization’s enterprise architecture.
  • Discern protection needs (e.g., security controls) to compare an organization’s protection requirements to its information security guidance; identifies gaps in its security architecture, presents considerations for applicability and risk, and provides recommendations for remediation.


Education + Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security is required.
  • 5+ years in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions.
  • Demonstrated experience with the maintaining and troubleshooting complex issues on Linux systems
  • Ability and experience creating and maintaining scripts
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with system API's.
  • Understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 network architectures to facilitate troubleshooting of complex issues

Industry Certifications

The preferred candidate will have one or more of the following certifications:

  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security +
  • CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer or CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

Bonus Points if you have experience with or exposure to:

  • Tenable vulnerability scanning within a large enterprise environment.
  • Experience with Splunk, DAST, PCI, container security, etc.

Security Clearance Requirements

  • Ability to obtain Public Trust (or higher) government clearance. Active USPS Sensitive clearance preferred.

Who You Are

  • A proactive problem solver that appreciates the challenges of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Intellectually curious with a genuine desire to learn and advance your career.
  • An effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • Customer service-oriented and mission-focused.
  • Critical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills.

If your experience and qualifications aren’t a match for this position, you will remain in our database for consideration for future opportunities that may be a better fit.


Who We Are

phia LLC ("phia") is a Northern Virginia based, 8a certified small business established in 2011 with focus in Cyber Intelligence, Cyber Security/Defense, Intrusion Analysis & Incident Response, Cyber Architecture & Capability Analysis, Cyber Policy & Strategy, and Information Assurance/Security. we proudly support various agencies and offices within the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal government, and private/commercial entities.

phia values work-life balance and offers the following benefits to full-time employees:

  • Comprehensive medical insurance to include dental and vision
  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
  • Flex Spending Accounts (FSA)

phia does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.

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