Cyber Tools Engineer, TS/SCI (DC metro)

| Washington, DC, USA
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GuidePoint Security provides trusted cybersecurity expertise, solutions and services that help organizations make better decisions and minimize risk. By taking a three-tiered, holistic approach for evaluating security posture and ecosystems, GuidePoint enables some of the nation’s top organizations, such as Fortune 500 companies and U.S. government agencies, to identify threats, optimize resources and integrate best-fit solutions that mitigate risk.

An active Top Secret / SCI  clearance with the willingness to take and pass a polygraph exam is required for consideration for hire for this role. Work is to be performed 100% onsite with our Government Customer either at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling or in Reston, VA

What You’ll Get To Do:
As a Sr Cyber Engineer and assured, compliance, assessment, and solution (ACAS) SME on our team, you’ll be able to work individually or in a small integrated team, and lead a task, project, or team. You’ll ensure project completion and provide guidance and direction to lower-level technicians, specialists, and managers. You’ll provide expertise in the engineering design, development, direction, and implementation of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities.  You’ll apply familiarity with the utilization, configuration, and implementation of cyber defense capabilities, including web content filters, email security capabilities, Intrusion Detection System, Intrusion Prevention System, Host Based Security System, Security Incident and Event Management, Domain Name System security practices, advanced log analysis, network monitoring, network flow analysis, packet capture analysis, network proxies, firewalls, anti-virus capabilities, Linux/UNIX command line, and access control lists.


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • Experience with privileged and elevated access with cybersecurity tools such as ForeScout, Palo Alto Firewalls, Splunk and Cribl, or DoD Endpoint Security Solution (ESS) formerly (HBSS)
  • Experience with Windows and Linux server
  • Knowledge of DoD Risk Management Framework
  • Active TS/SCI clearance; willingness to take a polygraph exam
  • HS diploma or GED and 12+ years of experience conducting or supporting cyber engineering projects and activities, Associate’s degree and 10+ years of experience conducting or supporting cyber engineering projects and activities, or Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of experience conducting or supporting cyber engineering projects and activities
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III Certification, including CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, or GCIH Certification
  • Ability to obtain a DoD 8570.01-M Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) - Infrastructure Support (IS) certification, including CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI, CFR, Cloud+, or CND within 30 days of hire


Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with Commercial Cloud Enterprise
  • Experience with big data analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, or anomaly detection
  • Experience with Cloud services, including AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Experience with Zero-Trust Architecture
  • Experience with DevSecOps, CI and CD, IaC and CaC, IT Infrastructure Library, and IT Service Management
  • Experience scripting in Powershell and BASH command line interfaces or in Python or Perl scripting languages
  • Experience in a consulting or client-facing environment
  • Ability to automate security configurations of Linux and Windows systems
  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including using presentation expertise to convey complex ideas to client and internal staff
  • Possession of excellent problem-solving skills

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Why GuidePoint?
GuidePoint Security is a rapidly growing, profitable, privately-held value added reseller that focuses exclusively on Information Security. Since its inception in 2011, GuidePoint has grown to over 1000 employees, established strategic partnerships with leading security vendors, and serves as a trusted advisor to more than 4,200 customers.

Firmly-defined core values drive all aspects of the business, which have been paramount to the company’s success and establishment of an enjoyable workplace atmosphere. At GuidePoint, your colleagues are knowledgeable, skilled, and experienced and will seek to collaborate and provide mentorship and guidance at every opportunity.  

This is a unique and rare opportunity to grow your career along with one of the fastest growing companies in the nation.
Some added perks….

  • Remote workforce primarily (U.S. based only, some travel may be required for certain positions, working on-site may be required for Federal positions)
  • 100% employer-paid medical premiums (employee only $0 deductible and HSA plans) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 100% employer-paid dental premiums (employee only) along with 75% employer-paid family contributions
  • 12 corporate holidays and a Flexible Time Off (FTO) program
  • Healthy mobile phone and home internet allowance
  • Eligibility for retirement plan after 2 months at open enrollment
  • Pet Benefit Option


More Information on GuidePoint Security
GuidePoint Security operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Herndon, VA. GuidePoint Security was founded in 2011. It has 875 total employees. To see all 36 open jobs at GuidePoint Security, click here.
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