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Enterprise Security Engineer

Company: Peraton
Location: Reston
Posted on: September 13, 2020

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Job DescriptionWe are seeking an Enterprise Security Engineer in Reston, Virginia to support the management and sustainment of mobile and IPX network components and services. We are looking for an individual who is motivated to deliver excellent results. A great attitude, and the ability to learn quickly and adapt in a fast-paced environment is key. As a security engineer, you will help ensure that sensitive data is kept confidential. You will make sure we have the right software and hardware in place, supervise IT projects that guarantee the safety of valuable information as well as our internet and intranet infrastructure. This job requires that you document and report security threats, as well as to take measures to prevent these threats from being carried out. A computer science or other IT degree is desirable for this position. Previous experience with a variety of coding languages, operating systems and networks is also advantageous. You will be expected to be able to work both independently and in conjunction with a team. What you'll do... * Analyze security systems and seek improvements on a continuous basis * Report possible threats or software issues * Research weaknesses and find ways to counter them * Find cost-effective solutions to cybersecurity problems * Understand software, hardware and internet needs while adjusting them according to our business environment * Develop best practices and security standards for the organization * Test company software, firmware and firewalls * Assist fellow employees with cybersecurity, software, hardware or IT needs You'd be a great fit if... * You have a completed B.S. degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent experience. * Design experience with embedded cellular modems for IoT solutions * Experience with router development using OpenWRT * Have detailed knowledge of embedded systems development concepts, including cross-platform development and build tools (GNU toolchain and OpenWRT), bootloaders (U-Boot), kernel configuration, and device drivers. * Understanding of software defined radio systems including receiver architectures, software channelization, modulation/demodulation techniques, spectral analysis, and error correcting codes * Experience interacting with embedded devices using methods such as syslog, serial console, and SSH. * Review and prepare engineering and technical analyses reports, systems specifications, test procedures, planning documents, operational concepts, and other technical documentation associated communications and remote sensor systems. * This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance, you need to be a U.S. Citizen and show proof of citizenship. It would be even better if you have... * Ability to prioritize projects * Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment * Excellent communication skills * Certifications such as CISSP, GSEC, CEH or CISM desired * An understanding of best practices and how to implement them at a business-wide level * At least 2 years' experience in the cybersecurity industry * Public Trust security clearance, or a willingness to obtain one * Critical thinking skills and the ability to solve problems as they arise * Basic coding skills, such as HTML, CSS and other languages We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.SDL2017

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