Tau Six, an agile small company delivering cutting edge cybersecurity and systems integration services to the US National Security market, has an immediate need for a Cloud Security Integration Engineer for a Department of Defense customer. In this role you have the opportunity to work with a cross-functional team in multiple technical areas to include operations, engineering, security, and systems development to deliver secure solutions to our national security customers.

As a Cloud Security Integration Engineer, you will provide critical security support to a highly virtualized, "Infrastructure-as-Code" DevSecOps environment in support for our Department of Defense customer. You have the opportunity to work with a team across multiple technical areas to include operations, engineering, security, and systems development.

Why Join Us:

  • Work with a team of highly skilled professionals on exciting projects in the national security domain.
  • Collaborate in a fast-paced, agile environment, where your ideas and expertise are valued.
  • Engage in diverse technical areas, contributing to operations, engineering, security, and systems development.
  • Expand your knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development opportunities.
  • Make a difference by delivering cutting-edge solutions that protect our national security.

CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Active Top Secret US Government clearance

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design and implement security related configurations using custom Powershell, bash, Python, or Ansible scripts on an enterprise level. Integrate security products into current environment for automated provisioning and deployment.
  • Assist in the design of enterprise cloud infrastructure and services to ensure security requirements are met.
  • Use automation platforms, such as Ansible Automation Platform, to provision security tools, sensors, and analytics.
  • Automate security testing through custom scripts and orchestration platforms.
  • Create and maintain information system security documentation, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and provide guidance on active Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Work within the IA team to perform basic system administration and maintain various IA tools, including audit collection and reporting systems, vulnerability management programs, and other continuous monitoring capabilities
  • Participate in the change management process, including reviewing Change Requests and assisting in the assessment of security impact of proposed changes
  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and functions are properly restored and functioning correctly following an outage
  • Prepare system documentation for assessment in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST Special Publications (800-37, 800-53 and others); identify deficiencies and provide recommendations for solutions; track findings with POA&M through mitigation and/or risk acceptance
  • Responsible for the implementation of the information assurance program controls in accordance with DoDD 5205.07, Special Access Program (SAP) Policy, DoDM 5205.07 SAP Security Manual(s), and the JSIG.
  • Assist with security infractions and assist in security investigations and responses as requested
  • Work on project teams responsible for engineering and packaging releases to integrate within the customer's production IT environment
  • Communicate well, both written and verbal.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in highly-virtualized environments, such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, VMWare ESXi, Nutanix, etc.
  • Experience creating scripts to implement and automate system deployment and configurations is required for consideration for this position.
  • DoD 8570.1 / DoD 8140.01 certification (IAT III Level certification- CISSP is preferred)
  • Graduated with a Bachelor's degree (preferably in telecommunications, computer science, information systems management, electrical engineering, computer engineering or similar field of study) and have 5 to 7 years’ experience with information networks and related security concerns; or a Master's degree with 3 to 5 years’ experience
  • Background and 3-5 years’ experience designing and implementing enterprise scale solutions.
  • Experience using various IA tools in audit collection, audit review, audit management, and end point protection (HBSS, McAfee ePO, ENS, DLP)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure cloud technologies a plus.
  • A background and some experience with RMF, ICD 503, NIST SP800-53 or DCID 6/3, or knowledge of current authorization practices, particularly within the DoD is desired.
  • Experience with security efforts related to modern Windows, Linux, UNIX, Cisco, SQL or Oracle databases, and virtualized systems are desired.

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • US Citizenship and active TS clearance is required.