Senior Security Engineer

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Who we are:

Makpar is a team of innovators and consultants deploying cutting edge technologies for the federal government. We help our clients achieve their business and operational goals by solving complex problems through experience and intellect and build sustainable solutions that last. If you are driven and looking to tackle complex and critical client challenges, Makpar can provide a dynamic, mission focused, and rewarding environment for your professional growth.


Our service offerings include Cybersecurity, Cloud Migration, IT Project Management, Agile Transformation, DevSecOps, Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM), and Health IT. We are proud to be a Great Place to Work™ certified four years in a row. Recent awards include Fortune Top 100 Small Place to Work, Inc 5000, and Inc Best in Business. In 2019, we were awarded the SBA Subcontractor of the Year Award (Region 3) for our program management and Agile development work at the IRS. 

The Position: 

Makpar has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Security Engineer to join our growing team. 

Role Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for day-to-day leadership of a technical team of security engineers and analysts providing a spectrum of information security capabilities: network IDS monitoring, DLP monitoring, cyber threat intelligence, security log analysis and forensics, and penetration testing 
  • Protect users by performing internal security assessments, working to identify vulnerabilities, and providing remediation guidance to system/application owners 
  • Join forces with Site Reliability Engineers and development teams to find new and creative ways to reduce the occurrence of vulnerabilities 
  • Review quality issues and work towards detecting security flaws 
  • Assist with prioritizing prospective projects, participating from start to completion 
  • Will direct the development, implementation, and management of processes that ensure security countermeasures and monitoring are effective and sustained on all applicable systems 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in Information Technology, Information Security or equivalent experience 
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience in Information Security operations and/or incident response 
  • CISM certification required, CISSP preferred.
  • Experience working in a DEVSECOPS environment
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud Security, including design of secure cloud architectures, audit, and security control implementation (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • Strong knowledge of web application security and Penetration testing, including the use of scanning tools such as BurpSuite Pro and Acunetix
  • Working knowledge of Continuous Monitoring, Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation, and risk assessment using NIST 800-37
  • Expert level experience with the Linux operating system (RedHat preferred) and mixed Windows/Linux Enterprise environments
  • Experience with Splunk and other SIEM products

Additional Requirements as per contract/client:

  • Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years and be Federal Tax compliant.


At Makpar Corporation we understand that we all need to balance work and life – that is why we have a great benefits package, excellent training and career development opportunities, flexible work schedules along with a generous compensation package. At Makpar, we believe in keeping our employees happy, healthy and engaged. We pride ourselves in providing outstanding benefits, creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, collaborate, and be inquisitive in order to achieve goals.

Start your career today and be a part of something meaningful!

Makpar is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.

More Information on Makpar
Makpar operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Herndon, VA. Makpar was founded in 2008. It has 48 total employees. To see all 6 open jobs at Makpar, click here.
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