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Senior Systems Engineer - Cyber Security

Tyson's Corner, VA · Information Technology
  • Salary Range: $140,000 - $175,000 with Relocation Assistance


    Job Description:


    Tyson's Corner, a vibrant and thriving area in Virginia known for its high-tech companies and proximity to Washington D.C., is the perfect backdrop for ambitious professionals. We are on the hunt for a seasoned Systems Engineer with a robust background in Cyber Security to join our forward-thinking team. This role is not just a job; it's an adventure in innovation within a DEVOPS setting, where complex challenges await and your expertise is the key to unlocking groundbreaking solutions.



  • Technical Leadership: Take charge of designing, building, configuring, and maintaining cutting-edge information systems.
  • Cross-Platform Expertise: Apply your skills in Windows, Linux, and VMWare environments to support our systems engineering efforts.
  • Strategic Recommendations: Use your deep understanding of customer needs and industry standards to guide decision-making.
  • Collaborative Innovation: Work alongside a dynamic team in a DEVOPS culture, contributing to collective problem-solving.
  • Project Management: Lead projects with confidence, ensuring milestones are met with precision.
  • Documentation Mastery: Craft detailed technical documentation that stands as a testament to your meticulous nature.
  • Financial Forecasting: Provide insightful purchase justifications and analyze project benefits to forecast costs effectively.


  • Educational Foundation: A Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Seasoned Experience: At least 5 years of service-oriented IT experience.
  • Security Clearance: An active USG TS SCI security clearance with CI Polygraph.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with ICD 503, NIST 800-53r4/5, NIST 800-171R2, RMF, NISPOM Chapter 8, DCSA DAAPM 2.2.
  • Security Proficiency: A track record of conducting vulnerability scans, compliance audits, and managing IT security programs.
  • USG Authorization Insight: Extensive experience with the USG Assessment and Authorization process.
  • Technical Versatility: Proficient in creating environments using Windows, Linux, and VMWare products.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Adept at tackling complex technical issues across multiple operating systems.
  • Cyber Security Tools: Solid experience with tools and services like vSphere, Active Directory Administration, SSSD, IIS, Windows Firewall/Firewalld, Certificate Authority, WSUS, Yum/Satellite.
  • Network Storage Acumen: Ability to assess the security controls of complex networks and systems.
  • Automation Skills: Experience in automating routine administrative tasks.
  • Communication Excellence: Strong abilities in writing proposals, procedures, and technical documentation.
  • Professional Attributes: Exceptional communication, organizational, and time management skills; a team player who can also work independently in a fast-paced environment.

    Recommended Qualifications:

  • Security Certification: Credentials like Security+, CISSP preferred.
  • Technical Certifications: RHEL, VMWare, Microsoft certifications are advantageous.
  • Networking Know-how: Some experience with Cisco IOS/NX-OS configuration is beneficial.
  • Programming Proficiency: Ability to script in administrative languages such as Python, PowerShell, PowerCLI.
  • Software Familiarity: Understanding of ArcGIS suite including ArcInfo, ArcView, and ArcSDE.

    Why This Is a Great Opportunity:


    Join us at Tyson's Corner and be part of an elite team that values innovation and collaboration. You'll have the chance to tackle complex problems in a DEVOPS environment that encourages growth and learning. With competitive pay and relocation assistance, this position offers not just a career advancement but also a lifestyle enhancement in one of Virginia's most bustling tech hubs.


    How to Apply:


    Ready to embark on this exciting journey? Submit your application with your resume and cover letter through our online portal. Ensure your application highlights your expertise in systems engineering and cyber security to stand out.

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

If this isn't the right position for you, please share it with someone who might be interested. In the meantime, please look at our website – we have other openings that may suit your needs!

Thank you,

Brian Hughes

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