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Cybersecurity Engineer (5089)

MetroStarWashington D.c., United StatesOnsite

As a

Cybersecurity Engineer

, you’ll be a skilled and motivated Cybersecurity Engineer and will play a pivotal role in safeguarding our organization's digital assets and sensitive information. The ideal candidate is a dedicated professional with a strong background in cybersecurity, a deep understanding of current threats and vulnerabilities, and the ability to implement robust security measures. As a Cybersecurity Engineer, you will contribute to the design, implementation, and maintenance of our cybersecurity infrastructure while staying abreast of emerging trends in the field.  We know that you can’t have great technology services without amazing people.

At MetroStar, we are



our people and have led a two-decade legacy of building the best and brightest teams. Because we know our future relies on our deep understanding and relentless focus on our people, we live by our mission: A passion for our people. Value for our customers.If you think you can see yourself delivering our mission and pursuing our goals with us, then check out the job description below!

What you’ll do:

  • Design, implement, and manage security solutions, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, endpoint protection, and encryption mechanisms to ensure the organization's networks and systems remain secure.
  • Conduct regular security assessments to identify vulnerabilities and weaknesses in systems, networks, and applications.
  • Develop and implement incident response plans to effectively address security breaches, incidents, and breaches.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish and enforce security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Monitor network traffic, system logs, and security alerts to detect and respond to potential security incidents.
  • Analyze and investigate anomalies and security breaches, taking appropriate actions to mitigate risks.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including IT, software development, and compliance, to integrate security into all phases of the development lifecycle and ensure a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity.
  • Maintain thorough and accurate documentation of security processes, procedures, and configurations. Prepare detailed reports on security findings, incidents, and actions taken.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience as a cybersecurity engineer with a specialization in designing and building implementations of required security controls; and implementing continuous monitoring and auditing of solutions for compliance with security controls.
  • Expert-level skills in specifying and implementing log collection into tools such as Splunk, and performing querying and analysis of aggregated logs to identify security-relevant anomalies or risks
  • Strong experience in implementing security controls from government regulatory frameworks and security standards (e.g., NIST SP 800-53, RMF, ICD 503, FISMA, FedRAMP).
  • Demonstrated and repeat experience implementing controls for cloud, container, and DevSecOps services and solutions from IL5 to IL6+ on NIPR, SIPR, and JWICS.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, operating systems, and infrastructure components.
  • Expert proficiency in incident response, security incident handling, and forensic analysis techniques.
  • Expertise with security tools such as Fortify, Acunetix, and Prisma Cloud
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • CISSP or equivalent certification to support DoD 8140 requirements
  • Active TS//SCI clearance with CI poly

Like we said,

we are

big fans of our people. That’s why

we offer

a generous benefits package, professional growth, and valuable time to recharge. Learn more about our company culture code and benefits. Plus, check out our accolades.

Don’t meet every single requirement?  

Studies have shown that women, people of color and the LGBTQ+ community are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  At MetroStar we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic culture, so, if you’re excited about this role, but your previous experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to go ahead and apply.  We pride ourselves on making great matches, and you may be the perfect match for this role or another one we have.

Best of luck! – The MetroStar People & Culture Team

What we want you to know:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.

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