Invictus International Consulting, LLC
  • 16-Mar-2017 (EST)
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time
  • TS/SCI with CI Poly

Title: Cyber Security Engineer ~ Vulnerability Management & Audit

Location: Washington, DC

Clearance: TS/SCI with the ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph



  • Plan, research and design robust security architectures for IT projects
  • Develop requirements for local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), routers, firewalls, and related network devices
  • Design public key infrastructures (PKIs), including use of certification authorities (CAs) and digital signatures
  • Prepare cost estimates and identify integration issues
  • Acquire a complete understanding of a customer's technology and information systems
  • Perform vulnerability testing, risk analyses and security assessments
  • Research security standards, security systems and authentication protocols
  • Review and approve installation of firewall, VPN, routers, IDS scanning technologies and servers
  • Provide technical supervision for (and guidance to) a security team
  • Define, implement, and maintain corporate security policies and procedures
  • Oversee security awareness programs and educational efforts
  • Respond immediately to security-related incidents and provide a thorough post-event analysis
  • Test final security structures to ensure they behave as expected
  • Determine the most effective way to protect computers, networks, software, data and information systems against any possible attacks
  • Plan, research and design robust security architectures for any IT project
  • Test security solutions using industry standard analysis criteria
  • Deliver technical reports and formal papers on test findings


Key Skills:

  • Penetration and vulnerability testing
  • Firewall and intrusion detection/prevention protocols
  • Secure coding practices
  • Ethical hacking and threat modeling
  • Identity and access management principles
  • Application security and encryption technologies
  • Secure network architectures
  • Advanced Persistent Threats (APT), phishing and social engineering, network access controllers (NAC), gateway anti-malware and enhanced authentication
  • Risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies
  • Router, switch and VLAN security
  • Practices and methods of IT strategy, enterprise architecture and security architecture


Key Technology Familiarity:

  • Windows, UNIX and Linux operating system
  • Cloud Services (e.g. Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Network operating systems
  • MySQL/MSSQL database platforms
  • Perimeter security controls - firewall, IDS/IPS, network access control and network segmentation
  • Virtualization technologies
  • Encryption technologies and standards
  • Wireless security
  • VPNs, VLANs, VoIP and other network routing methods
  • Network and web related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols, etc.)
  • C, C++, C#, Java, Python, or other programming languages



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Information Systems or a related technical discipline with 10+ yrs. of related work experience; an additional 4 years of work experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • Familiar with Splunk Monitoring, deployment tools, and Splunk Standards
  • Proficient with parsing, indexing, and search concepts utilizing Splunk
  • Possess skills and experience utilizing Tanium
  • Familiar with various Nessus tools and concepts; ability to build custom dashboards, filters and queries
  • Expereience with Xacta RMF software
  • Understanding STIG's and CIS Benchmarks
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills a must, with the ability to work independently or as a member of a team; must be comfortable working with personnel on all levels of an organization
  • Must possess current DoD 8570 IAT III certification
  • Current active TS/SCI clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a CI polygraph


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