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Security Engineer/Tester

Company: NCI Information Systems
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 16, 2020

Job Description:

Job ID 2020-4661

Job Locations

US-VA-Reston

Category

IT: Information Assurance / Quality / Cyber Security

Type

Regular Full-Time

OVERVIEW

NCI is a leading provider of enterprise solutions and services to U.S. defense, intelligence, health and civilian government agencies. NCI's AI solution, Shai(tm), scales humans with artificial intelligence by empowering the workforce to meet their mission by using best in class AI solutions coupled with our exceptional service offerings. Working with strategic partners, NCI is committed to bringing commercial innovation to missions of national importance. NCI is a mid-tier systems integrator headquartered in Reston, VA, and operates at locations across the globe.



NCI has been designated a 2020 Military Friendly Employer by MilitaryFriendly.com





RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Security Engineer/Tester, you are responsible for performing manual and automated testing, applying security testing methodologies. You utilize in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and provides a competitive advantage to the organization. You apply Agile best practices to collaborate and participate in creating user stories for security to ensure the delivery of solutions. In assuming this position, you are a vital contributor to meeting NCI's mission: To deliver innovative, cost-effective solutions and services that enable our customers to rapidly adapt to dynamic environments as well as to expand our AI solutions.





HIGHLIGHTS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Implement and execute vulnerability scanning tools, identify security vulnerability owners, and generate actionable reports.

* Interface with owners to successfully remediate identified security vulnerabilities.

* Collaborate with infrastructure and application teams to provide remediation guidance.

* Automate vulnerability scanning operations and integrate security tools with our CI system.

* Identify security risks and outlines mitigation plan.

* Implement lessons learned/best practices and look to improve the quality of the releases.

* Assist in determining the direction of current and future developments in the security strategy.

* Work across development and operational environments.

* Stay abreast of security technologies and best practices.

* Skillful to multitask and flexible to changing strategies and re-prioritized tasks.

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIREMENTS

* U.S Citizenship.

* Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, or Cyber Security; Master's degree is preferred.

* 4+ years of experience in security scanning and application security analysis.

* Experience with vulnerability scanning and penetration tools, especially HP Fortify

* Experience with SonarQube a plus

* Programming and automated testing experience.

* Passion and experience for keeping up with current security threats.

* Excellent problem-solving skills.

* Independent and self-motivated.

* Must have Secret clearance or higher.



Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to perform the below essential functions:

* Sitting for long periods.

* Ambulate throughout an office.

* Ambulate between several buildings.



It is the policy of NCI to provide equal opportunity in recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting individuals in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class or category as may be defined by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. In addition, we affirm that all compensation, benefits, company-sponsored training, educational assistance, social, and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. It is our firm intent to support equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in keeping with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. NCI is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: NCI Information Systems, Reston , Security Engineer/Tester, IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia

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