Washington, DC

Architecture and Engineering

Job Specs

Code:
4641904002
Department:
Cyber Defense
Date:
20-03-12
Offices:

Job Description:

XOR Security is currently seeking several Architecture and Engineering professionals to support an Agency-level SOC. The SOC program provides comprehensive Computer Network Defense and Response support through 24×7×365 monitoring and analysis of potential threat activity targeting the enterprise. The architect will design, engineer, integrate, implement, test, deploy, maintain, review and administer the infrastructure, hardware and software that are required to effectively manage the security and risk posture of the network and resources. Develop system concepts and apply the systems engineering lifecycle to translate strategic cyber objectives, technology and environmental conditions into engineering outcomes and solutions. Select and apply processes and methodologies to meet cyber performance objectives. Analyze trends and emerging technology for potential program modernization. Configure cyber systems to meet user requirements. Support the acquisition of hardware and software as needed.

To ensure the integrity, security and resiliency of critical operations, we are seeking candidates with diverse backgrounds in cyber security systems operations, analysis and incident response. Strong written and verbal communications skills are a must. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cyber threats and information security in the domains of TTP’s, Threat Actors, Campaigns, and Observables. Additionally the ideal candidate would be familiar with intrusion detection systems, intrusion analysis, security information event management platforms, endpoint threat detection tools, and security operations ticket management.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide extensive technical knowledge and analysis of exceptionally complex problems that need extensive knowledge of the subject matter for effective development and implementation of solutions; provides technical solutions to a wide range of complex problems
  • Provide technical expertise in a particular area of IT (e.g., Information Systems Architecture, Telecommunications Systems Design, Architecture, Implementation, Information Systems Integration, Software Development Methodologies, Security Engineering, Communications, Network Systems Management, etc.)
  • Guide the completion of the most complex programs and projects relating to the subject matter; with no direction, provides expert support, analysis, and research into exceptionally complex problems and processes relating to the subject matter
  • Develop concept papers, technical white papers, and related documentation detailing cyber security practices for implementation throughout DOE
    Conduct research that focuses on rapidly emerging cyber threats and cyber adversary Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs)

Candidate must have the required Qualifications:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 14 years of relevant experience. With a relevant Master’s degree, 12 years of relevant experience is acceptable. With a PhD, 10 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Top Secret Clearance required
  • Education and training in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college of university is required
  • Expert knowledge in managing schedule, performance, and quality of the systems development life-cycle.
  • Experience in leading the operations of a production enterprise application
  • Experience in Control consistency and integrity monitoring and health checks of the operating system and applications.
  • Expert understanding of Government policies and terminology in support of security requirements.

Desired Qualifications:

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 selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements – US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED.

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from the 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 selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements - US CITIZENSHIP, TOP SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED!