Network Security Tools Engineer

Arlington, VA, 1099, W2

The Engineer will support the development and implementation of cyber engineering strategies, tools and techniques to enhance a system’s cyber-resiliency against existing and emerging cyber-threats. The successful candidate will be required to perform hands-on administration of both on-prem and cloud-based security devices controlling access to the network and monitor the flow of network traffic to prevent external intrusion.


  • Provide cybersecurity engineering support on systems, system elements, interfacing systems, components, security tools, devices and/or processes for developmental and operational cyber tools
  • Work independently or as a team member to solve cybersecurity engineering problems
  • Develop and analyze available cyber protection tools that will improve security posture and provide recommendations that support the remediation and protection of systems
  • Perform cyber criticality, mission impact, and risk analysis of recommended tools
  • Translate analytical findings into security “use cases” that can be implemented within available surveillance capabilities
  • Provide detailed and accurate technical reporting of analysis results in the form of PowerPoint presentations and/or Word documents, as well as oral briefings on complex technical subjects attuned to senior management, technical, or non-technical audiences
  • Operate and manage multiple cloud and on-prem network security devices
  • Provide technical support to include troubleshooting performance issues with the application components
  • Implement new application versions when they are released
  • Create application documentation, drawings, and other deliverables for tool maintenance
  • Prepare technical designs with Visio diagrams and detailed descriptions


  • Secret Clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline. 8 years of experience (for a total of 14 or more years) may be substituted for a degree.
  • 6+ years of software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience with Agile software development
  • Possess in-depth technical and theoretical knowledge of cyber defensive operations and technologies
  • Experience in the installation and configuration of SecureSphere Imperva Web Application Firewalls (WAF), Database Activity Monitoring (DAM)
  • Advanced experience securing network traffic via AWS API Gateway and AWS Application Load Balancers, cloud-security technologies (e.g., VPC, Security Groups) and Access Control (IAM)
  • Familiarity with intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), RSA Security Analytics (NetWitness), Symantec Bluecoat, Cisco FirePower (SourceFire), Splunk, PKI, chain of trust, and certificates. etc.

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