Security Engineer

Defense Engineering Inc Washington , DC 20319

Posted 2 days ago

DEI has an exciting opportunity for a Security Engineer to provide technical support to a Federal Government agency in Washington, DC. The Security Engineer will be responsible for implementing security procedures to secure email, and update virus protection; additionally, they will provide Tier I and Tier II coverage for Incident Response and after action mitigation procedures.


  • Assist in the development of System Security Plan and other security related documentation

  • Monitoring network usage for security events

  • Undertakes routine preventative measures and implementing, maintaining, and monitoring network security, particularly if the network connects to the internet

  • Provide security training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence

  • Execute vulnerability scans on a routine basis with tools such as Nessus or McAfee vulnerability scanner

  • Coordinate response to information security incidents

  • Conduct security audits, develop analytical reports as required, and manage remediation plans;

  • Collaborate with IT management to manage security vulnerabilities

  • Conduct security research in keeping abreast of latest security issues

  • Shall be knowledgeable in one or more of the following areas: Vulnerability scan tools such as Nessus and/or QRadar; SIEM implementation and configuring of McAfee SIEM; vulnerability management security of computer hardware; disaster recovery and contingency planning


At least three (3) years of specialized IT experience and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical field; or at least five (5) years of specialized IT experience and no degree requirement.

  • CISSP, CEH, or similar security certification

  • McAfee SIEM experience

  • Vulnerability Scanning

Defense Engineering Inc. (DEI), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, is a growing IT engineering firm that specializes in modernizing and operating reliable IT systems by harnessing emerging technologies with proven innovations. Our capabilities include a full range of IT engineering, cyber security, IT strategic planning, IT operations, program management, software/application development, and IT communications implementation.

Defense Engineering, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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