Sterling, VA

Cyber Security Engineer - Junior

Job Specs

Code:
4058467002
Department:
Homeland
Date:
18-08-07
Offices:
Falls Church, Virginia, United States

Job Description:

The Company:

At XOR Security, we build solutions that keep our citizens safe, our government’s information secure and our intelligence professionals one step ahead of the adversary. From defensive and offensive cyber operations to data analytics and strategic consulting, the XOR team provides the insight, expertise and dedication to ensure mission success. Our solutions deliver certainty – the certainty clients need to make critical decisions and lead with confidence.

The Role: 

XOR Security is actively seeking Cyber Engineers whom will be responsible for supporting the efforts of DHS US-CERT and the NCCIC in securing our national interests, and protecting our nations sensitive equities.

 Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in an IT or related Engineering field and 1+ years of expertise in cyber security engineering 
  • Must be team focused and have technical ability supporting engineering lifecycle -  design, development, integration, testing and deployment of security networks / systems 
  • Must have familiarity with security focused hardware, software, services and process necessary to exact into sustainable cyber solutions at the national level
  • Can support investigations and analysis of undefined factors and conditions to determine the nature and scope of system security problems and devise effective and efficient solutions to address them 
  • Functional understanding of scripting languages  

 Desired Qualifications:

  • Motivation and desire to learn advanced concepts in cyber and ability to work within a formal engineering life cycle 
  • Strong attention to detail in working with other project staff in managing complex changes to US-CERTs environment
  • Relevant Security Certifications: Security +, CISSP, SANS Certifications, Network +, OSCP etc.. 

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Citizenship Clearance Requirement 

Applicants are required to have an active US government security clearance and must meet eligibility requirements – US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.