Sr. Cyber Engineer

Dulles, VA, 1099, W2

Our Client 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. The Client is seeking a Cyber Security Data Integration Engineer/Developer to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities. Our Client is seeking a Security Engineer to play a key role in supporting a statewide program providing cyber assessment services and management that will protect 20+ affiliates from growing and evolving cyber threats. The engineering effort will focus on cloud security, SIEM and log management, and endpoint detection/response protecting customers from the ever growing and evolving cyber threats.

This position requires a thorough understanding of network architecture fundamentals, protocols, routing, firewalls, cloud, and DevOps. This position is part of a larger team; however, the candidate is expected to work well on his or her own under general supervision, be self-directed, able to multi-task, and prioritize work.


  • Work with customers to ensure the organization’s compliance standards are met and maintained while also driving solid customer relationships to the next level


  • Secret Clearance (able to obtain a TS/SCI)
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related degree. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.
  • 6+ years of directly relevant experience
  • 4+ years of experience with administration of enterprise SIEM technologies (Splunk primarily)
  • Splunk Cloud experience: Architect, design, engineer, support, configure, administer content and maintain infrastructure for a highly available and disaster recovery configuration
  • Splunk experience: Administer Splunk and Splunk Application for Enterprise Security log or event management
  • Expertise with EDR toolsets – administration, analysis, and integrations preferably CrowdStrike
  • Familiarity with SOAR Products include Phantom and ThreatConnect
  • Experience with scripting (e.g., PowerShell, Bash/ksh/sh,Python)
  • Ability to assist team with Incident response and handling
  • Excellent demonstrated experience in communicating technical information to non-technical and technical audiences
  • Experience working directly with senior leadership and management

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