Job Details

Security Engineer


MindPoint Group, LLC


Washington, DC 20002

MindPoint Group is seeking an experienced Senior Security Engineer to support the design, implementation, and maintenance of a cohesive security operations/monitoring solution. This includes the documentation of the security strategy, planning, and architecture, which will lead to the eventual build-out of the solution. The candidate should be familiar with the following:

Audit log aggregation solutions;
Netflows and traffic monitoring;
Full packet capture solutions;
Malware analysis;
Endpoint security solutions;
Linux and open source software;
Web servers and web application firewalls;
Incident handling processes and procedures.
Typical day includes activities such as:

Evaluating current capabilities, and providing recommendations for improvements;
Troubleshooting issues with tools as currently implemented;
Designing improved architectures for current tools and capabilities; and
Developing SOPs for tool usage.
Candidate should be familiar with the following security monitoring tools/vendors:

Functional Responsibilities: The candidate may perform any or all of the following:

Develop system security design documentation.
Develop network security systems and security operation center knowledge base articles, how-to documents, standard operating procedures, and policies.
Develop incident investigation and incident handling knowledge base articles, how-to documents, and standard operating procedures.
Design, implement, maintain, administer, and operate network security systems.
Review all IT system development plans to ensure designs meet governmental regulatory standards and provide an appropriate level of protection for the client systems and data that interacts with those systems.
Conducts analysis of system requirements and components and performs system audits to ensure intended system functionality, operation, and performance requirements are met.
Develops programs, scripts, or code segments as necessary to facilitate operation, administration, maintenance, or analysis of data and systems.
Performs evaluation and review of GOTS/COTS software and systems to ensure they meet government regulatory requirements.
Evaluates, installs, configures, tests, and updates network security systems and hardware.
Active Top Secret clearance required.
Minimum of six (6) years of general work experience and three (3) years of relevant experience in functional responsibility.
Bachelor’s Degree, or an equivalent combination of formal education, and experience.
Candidate should have strong analytical and organizational skills.
Candidate should have concise writing skills, excellent MS Word skills as well as other MS Office Applications.
Experience working a Security Operation Center (SOC) and hand-on experience with incident response is preferred.

Company Description

A Sea of Choices – One Solution

There are almost as many IT security firms as there are organizations in need of their guidance. The big names boast decades of experience and a global reputation; the smaller names promise personalized work experience with lean operations.

We know there are a lot of firms vying for you. So why choose MindPoint Group?

MindPoint Group – The IT Security Job You’ve Been Looking For

At MindPoint Group, we specialize in one thing: IT security. In fact, our singular focus and reputation as cyber security specialist have earned us roles as trusted advisors to key government decision makers where we help shape IT security policy, engineer innovative security solutions, and support security operations.

At MindPoint Group, we hire only the most driven, most qualified IT security professionals, and we equip them with the tools and resources they need to deliver success. We are profoundly invested in selecting the right people to join our team and are equally driven to retain them for the long term. And so, when we find the right fit, we make it work. We offer challenging, growth-oriented assignments. Our collaborative culture unites our staff. And we reward employees with a competitive and exceptional benefits package.

Company Mission

MindPoint Group’s is deeply committed to our mission to become a trusted partner by consistently delivering proven, on point services to our clients. We strive to provide an organizational culture that fosters innovation, technical excellence, dedication to repeatable processes, and attention to detail. We believe that by empowering our employees to excel and providing them with the means to do so, MindPoint Group will consistently exceed our customers’ expectations.
Post Date:
Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret
Minimum Experience Required:
5+ yrs experience
Job Category:
IT - Security
Unspecified annual salary
Unspecified hourly wage
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