Systems Security Engineer, Alexandria, VA 5/29/2018

Tanager, Inc. Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Tanager, Inc. is looking to hire a Systems Security Engineer in the Alexandria, VA area. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a leading Woman Owned Small Business systems integration company providing innovative solutions in areas of Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Insider Threat, Helpdesk Services and Information Technology. The successful candidate will be results and team oriented, possess strong technical skills, combined with a proven ability to articulate well.

Experience and Skill Requirements:

* 5+ years of successful security engineering experience
* Technical background in IT security, experience to include SIEM engineering
* Familiarity with DISA STIG is required
* Knowledge of networking topology, TCP/IP protocol, network configuration and components ({(} firewalls, routers, proxies, etc.)
* Knowledge of MySQL, Hadoop, Tomcat and Linux
* Must have strong communication skills, both verbal and written
* Must have the ability to work with all levels of personnel - contractors, government, and military
* Travel to Dallas, TX for training will be required
* Experience in a cloud environment is desired, future projects will involve cloud computing

Clearance Requirement: Must currently hold an active TS/SCI clearance

Education Requirements:

* Bachelor s degree in information systems, computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, statistics or other technical field a plus
* 8570 Requirement IAT II/IAM I - Security+ CE or equivalent/higher, i.e.- CISSP, CEH, or GIAC related certifications