Job for Senior IT Security Engineer

2 Open Positions | Logo Urgent

Washington DC (Hybrid)
Estimated Best in Market
26 Months
Posted on: 07/13/2023
Job Description:

The role will focus on designing and developing security architecture patterns that meet regulatory obligations and data protection requirements as well as align with the business and corporate security strategy. The Security Engineer will work collaboratively with security engineers to build security controls and solutions compliant with approved architecture frameworks and standards.


The incumbent shall perform the following duties and responsibilities:

 Support the IT Service Catalog and automation by being second tier support Strategy and Planning

·       Perform security assessments, identify gaps in existing security architecture, and recommend changes or improvements.

·       Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats.

·       Create solutions that align enterprise security architecture frameworks and standards (e.g., SABSA, NIST 800-53, ISO 27002) with overall business and security strategy.

·       Participate in risk assessments for new technologies and projects.

·       Employ secure configuration management processes.

·       Assist in developing a disaster recovery and business continuity plan. Identify and prioritize system functions required to promote continuity and availability of critical business processes such that in the circumstance of system failure critical business functions are restored or recovered promptly.


  • Experience in identifying gaps in existing architectures.
  • Experience in designing security architectures to mitigate threats.
  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS) and network security methodologies.
  • Knowledge of network access, identity, and access management (e.g. public key infrastructure, OAuth, OpenID, SAML, SPML).
  • Knowledge of capabilities and applications of network equipment including routers, switches, servers, transmission media, and related hardware.
  • Knowledge of remote access technology concepts.
  • Knowledge of application firewall concepts and functions (e.g. single point of authentication enforcement, data anonymization, DLP scanning, SSL security).
  • Work experience in cybersecurity designs for systems, networks, and multi-level security requirements or requirements for processing multiple classification levels of data.
  • Knowledge of risk management processes and experience in conducting risk assessments.
  • Familiarity with the application of privacy principles to organizational requirements.
  • Knowledge of identity and access management methods.
  • Experience with Windows, Unix, and Linux operating systems. Knowledge of business continuity and disaster recovery operation plans.  
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Security Architecture & Engineering
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, or other relevant security related Certification(s) is required. 
  • Certifications in CISSP-ISSAP, TOGAF, or SABSA considered an asset.

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