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 Senior Cybersecurity Engineer for a Department of Defense program in Springfield, VA.

Position Description:

The Senior CybersecurityEngineer tests, implements, deploys, maintains, review, and administers the hardware, software, and documentation required to support the Computer Network Defense (CND) capabilities. This may include, but is not limited to, Splunk, Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) products, vulnerability scanning tools as deployed within hosted Information Systems. Develops and manages the tools, tactics, and techniques that will be used to monitor the network to actively remediate unauthorized activities (dashboards, queries, scan policies, etc.). Develops and maintains system documentation as it pertains to CND capabilities and their implementation (CONOPs, SOPs, etc.).

Provides reports as needed for the health, wellness, and availability of CND tools within hosted information systems and addresses any issues in a timely manner.

Position Qualifications:

  • Shall have 4 or more years of experience in implementing and maintaining CND technologies on a multi-platform (Windows, Red Hat, etc.) enterprise-grade WAN.
  • Shall have 2 or more years of experience in implementing, maintaining, and operating a SIEM and/or vulnerability scanner product.
  • Shall have 2 or more years of experience in maintaining and operating Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited University.
  • Shall possess GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) or Security+ Continuing Education (CE) or Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Desired Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years of experience developing, maintaining, and operating Splunk or other equivalent SIEM product.
  • 4 or more years of experience in developing, maintaining, and operating Tenable/ACAS or other equivalent vulnerability scanner product.
  • 4 or more years of experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux or other equivalent Linux product.

4 or more years of experience with evaluating technologies in accordance with DISA STIGs (Windows, Red Hat, Cisco, etc.) and providing applicable