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Security Engineer in Alexandria, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  920060


Apex has an immediate requirement for a Security Engineer to perform the following as part of a security operations support team.


  • Coordinate with the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Deputy CISO and Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in development and completion of contract deliverables associated with an agency’s SDLC requirements.
  • Review, edit and implement agency IT security policies and procedures to align with agency/department directives; absent guidance possess the ability to apply industry best practices to architect recommended solutions.
  • Conduct security audits and assessments of an agency’s systems and networks.
  • Compile metrics and reports relative to the operations and performance of an agency’s systems and networks.
  • Review design, configuration and implementation documentation to ensure compliance with agency and departmental guidance.
  • Prepare and review change requests specific to an agency’s systems and networks for submission to a change control board (CCB).
  • Attend Integrated Product Team meetings and provide technical input in support of CISO and ISSM requirements.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science or related discipline with a minimum of seven (7) years’ experience working in a security operations environment.
  • Experience executing cyber defense activities to include but not limited to intrusion detection/prevention, incident response, network/application security monitoring, and providing technical security operations support.
  • Experience working with and/or configuring network and host-based security applications and tools such as SPLUNK, BigFix, FirePower, EnCase, Tenable, and Tripwire.
  • Working knowledge of NIST and FISMA security requirements.
  • Must have the ability to present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Experience with the implementation and support of SPLUNK in a security operations environment









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