Abile Headquarters

Cyber Security Engineer, Senior/DWAN

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/19/2020 5:32 PM)
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Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer supporting an Intelligence Community Customer. 


The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.


  • Performs engineering support and system administration of specialized cybersecurity applications and systems to include installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, and back-up/restore. 
  • Provides subject matter expertise in creation, editing, and management of signatures, rules, filters, and custom content for specialized cybersecurity systems including but not limited to network and host-based IDS, IPS, firewall, web application firewall, proxy and SIEM systems.
  • Integrate network taps on operational devices
  • Administers cybersecurity test beds and tests and evaluates new cybersecurity applications or tools, rules/signatures, access controls, and configurations of cybersecurity platforms.
  • Provides Tier 3 deployment, operations and maintenance support for deployed cybersecurity technologies.
  • Supports Assessment and Authorization activities related to cybersecurity technologies.
  • Identifies potential conflicts with implementation of any cybersecurity tools within the enterprise and develops recommendations to remediate these conflicts.
  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects.
  • Provides solutions to a variety of complex technical problems.


Clearance Required: TS/SCI with CI poly


Degree and Years of Experience: Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related field with three years of experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related field with at least five years of experience.


Required Certifications:

  • IAT II

Required Skills:

  • Experience shall be in a related security technology or discipline such as Identity and Access Management, Cybersecurity Operations, Cybersecurity Engineering, IT Security Audit, and Information Assurance.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% worldwideGeneral knowledge of security technologies such as vulnerability management, intrusion detection/prevention, log monitoring, and endpoint protection
  • General knowledge in determining placement of network security test access points (TAPs) or Switch Port Analyzers (SPANs) on enterprise networks
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, Network Layers, DNS, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of current threat landscape (threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc.)
  • General protocol analysis experience (wireshark, tcpdump, Snort, Zeke, etc.)
  • Experience in network security engineering, or four year degree in cybersecurity/systems engineering.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
  • Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary.
  • Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively – Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.
  • Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.
  • Familiarity with virtualization

Desired Skills: 

  • Linux and/or Windows scripting skills
  • Experience in Linux based development of open source platforms (CentOS, etc.)
  • Strong Windows or Linux system administration skills
  • Experience in maintaining network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, intrusion detection systems
  • General knowledge in security of ICS-SCADA networks • General knowledge of NextGen SIEMs (Arcsight, Logrhythm, etc.)
  • Strong network infrastructure and Assessment and Authorization skills

About Abile Group, Inc.

Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients.  We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise. 

EEO Statement

Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or national origin.


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