ISYS Technologies, Inc.

  • Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Job ID
  • Minimum Clearance Required



    Functional Responsibilities:


    The Cyber Security Engineer will support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, test, implementation, maintenance, integration, and documentation of SOC infrastructure and SOC tool suite.

    The Senior Security Engineer will be installing, configuring, monitoring, and troubleshooting network security solutions and related monitoring tools including L2/L3 network security devices, IDS/IPS, Full packet capture, DLP, Endpoint (AV, DLP, Endpoint Detection & Response), and infrastructure supporting SEIM (Splunk).

    Responsible for supporting LAN/WAN security solutions including creating and maintaining LAN/WAN security standards and design documentation

    Develop and assist with new LAN/WAN security applications and hardware as assigned.

    Ability to script in one more of the following computer languages Python, Bash, Visual Basic or Powershell

    Strong written and oral communication with the ability to communicate with team members, management and customer.





    • Secret


    Basic Qualifications:

    BS degree Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or related field and 3+ years of prior relevant experience.

    Knowledge and experience engineering the following technologies Firewalls, VPN Solutions, Web Application Firewalls, and Content Filtering.

    Advanced working knowledge of the following:

    encryption algorithms, secure communications, SIEM technologies, and embedded systems security.
    network and data communication protocols. familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field such as NIST, FISMA and Common Criteria regulations and standards.
    network based IDS/IPS and full packet capture technologies along with affiliated modes of operation.

    In addition:

    Network Security Architecture Development.
    Experience performing gap analysis, identifying new tools and/or required upgrades based on ROI.


    CISSP or one of GCWN, GISF, GSSP, GICSP, CCSP, CSSLP, SSCP, CCSNP, CCIE-Security, ECSP, MCSE-Security Expert.

    Must have an active Secret Clearance. In addition to the specific clearance requirement, all personnel supporting CBP must have a current background investigation (BI) or obtain a favorable BI before joining the program.



    Ability to learn and support new systems and applications
    Redhat, Cisco or Microsoft, Security+, or Network+ certifications
    Cisco Hardware and Storage
    Expertise in Networking, Linux and Windows
    Sourcefire (snort) or RSA Security Analytics (network) experience a plus



    Required Certifications:

    Must have at least one of the following certifications:

    • Carnegie Mellon University: SEI
    • CISCO: CCNP,CCIE Security
    • EC-Council: ECSP
    • Microsoft: MCSE
    • RedHat: RHCA, RHCE
    • NetApps: Converged Infrastructure Specialist, Certified Implementation Engineer Specialist, Certified Data Administrator Professional, Certified Storage Associate





    Essential Requirements:

    US Citizenship is required.


    ISYS Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected Veteran status, or disability status.


    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will regularly sit, walk, stand and climb stairs and steps. May require walking long distance from parking to work station. Occasionally, movement that requires twisting at the neck and/or trunk more than the average person, squatting/ stooping/kneeling, reaching above the head, and forward motion will be required. The employee will continuously be required to repeat the same hand, arm, or finger motion many times. Manual and finger dexterity are essential to this position. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, depth perception and telling differences among colors. The employee must be able to communicate through speech with clients and public. Hearing requirements include conversation in both quiet and noisy environments. Lifting may require floor to waist, waist to shoulder, or shoulder to overhead movement of up to 20 pounds. This position demands tolerance for various levels of mental stress.


    ISYS Technologies is an Engineering and Information Technology Company focused on providing Services to the Federal and State Government. ISYS offers a competitive compensation program and comprehensive benefits package to our employees


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