• Cyber Security Engineer

    Location US-VA-Alexandria
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Cyber Security
  • Overview

    WOOD is currently hiring Cyber Security Engineers to join our team in Dulles, VA and Washington, DC. The Cyber Engineers will collaborate with the customer team to assess architectures and requirements to develop derived requirements and systems engineering artifacts, and to guide the Agile teams in the development of advanced cyber security capabilities. 



    • Assist in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cybersecurity infrastructure and key resources
    • Perform advanced system design functions, including interpretive analyses, chart preparation and associated diagrams/enhancement plans
    • Assess and analyze system security to identify and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities.
    • Recommend countermeasures to mitigate risks and vulnerabilities.
    • Testing of existing and new technologies
    • Ensure applicable documentation is updated according to client standards.
    • Routinely provide guidance to and assists in the training of less experienced staff.
    • Review/analyze requested changes for equipment, technology and/or other factors/trends,which are planned for deployment in the customer space





    • Must have a Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility (SSBI within the last 5 years)
    • BS Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR a related field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.
    • Must have a 8 years of professional experience
    • Must have experience related to Cyber Security Engineering
    • Must have experience in Intelligence collection,analysis,and reporting process/procedures
    • Experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships in all levels of the organization, including customers, organizations, internal management, and support
    • organizations
    • Experience with standard security principles, policies, standards and industry best practices.
    • Strong leadership and communication skills, including negotiations experience
    • Knowledge of U.S. Government Information Assurance policies, procedures,standards,guidelines,and objectives.

     Desired Skills:

    • Experience with three or more of the following:
      • Security COTS integration
      • Security Incident Event Management
      • Insider Threat Monitoring
      • Operating System Hardening
      • Vulnerability Assessment testing
      • Identification and Authentication schemes
      • Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management
      • Cross Domain Solutions
      • Computer Network Exploitation (CNE)
      • Computer Network Operations (CNO)
      • Malware Analysis
      • Reverse Software Engineering
    • Understanding of security technologies and concepts, experience in design and implementation of secure network solutions
    • Experience and knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, sockets and security), operating systems (Windows/UNIX/Linux), and web technologies (Internet security)
    • Knowledge of Information Assurance and Information Operations technologies and development activities.
    • Working knowledge of network protocols and common services such as DNS, FTP,email,
    • Understanding of the processes and guidelines for Certifying & Accrediting (DCID, ICD, NIST 800-53, SANS 20) information systems based upon experience on a large-scale development program.
    • Knowledge of software development and systems development lifecycle practices
    • Understanding of windows and UNIX operating systems
    • Practical experience hardening IT systems in compliance with STE/STIG guidelines
    • Experience working with teams in an agile development environment


    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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