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Security Engineer

Washington, DC 20036

Posted: 03/07/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Specialty: IT Infrastructure Job Number: 9122

Our client is in need of a Security Engineer to join their team in Northern Virginia. In this role, you will review, edit and implement agency IT security policies and procedures to align with agency/department directives.


Per our Client Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens, able to pass the client’s background requirements.


  • Coordinate with team members in the development and completion of contract deliverables 
  • Conduct security audits and assessments of an agency’s systems and networks
  • Compile metrics and reports relative to the operations and performance of an agency’s systems and networks
  • Review design, configuration and implementation documentation to ensure compliance with agency and departmental guidance
  • Prepare and review change requests specific to an agency’s systems and networks for submission to a change control board (CCB)
  • Attend integrated product team meetings and provide technical input in support of CISO and ISSM requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • 7+ years of experience working in security operations environment
  • Experience with Intrusion Detection (IDS) and Incident Response
  • Experience working with network and host-based security applications and tools such as SPLUNK, BigFix, FirePower, EnCase, Tenable, and Tripwire
  • Working knowledge of NIST and FISMA security requirements
  • Must have the ability to present complex, technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • CISSP is preferred
  • Per our Client Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens and able to pass the client’s background requirements

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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:

1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting clients.
2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field.


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