Security Engineer

Job ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Public Trust
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred


VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Security Engineer to support the Bureau of Engraving & Printing (BEP) within the Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC.


Additional Information:

  • Location: 301 14th St SW, Washington, DC 20228
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: Public Trust
  • Available: within 30 days


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Previous work and/or other hands-on experience in a large cyber-security operations and engineering environment
  • Previous hands – on experience, for a bare minimum of two years, in the design, configuration, administration, tuning and optimization in the following capacities:
    • SIEM tools, IBM QRadar or Splunk experience strongly preferred.
    • Vulnerability Scanning and large enterprise Asset Discovery products – Tenable Security Center, ForeScout CounterAct strongly preferred
    • Network and Host-based Intrusion Detection/Prevention (IDS/IPS) products –Symantec SEP or IBM BigFix strongly preferred
    • Enterprise Firewalls, State-full Inspection and Applications aware/based – Cisco ASA, Palo Alto/others strongly preferred
    • Typical Windows Servers, Linux/Red-Hat Servers – build from ground up, configure, administer, maintain
    • Packet Analysis, Network sniffers and other test and discovery equipment and products
  • Must have a strong understanding of the OSI Seven-Layer model, and associated ports, protocols, and services and how they are used and also how they can be exploited
  • Must have a strong understanding of and experience with packet analysis
  • Must have a solid understanding of common operating systems, applications, network devices (routers, switches, etc.) and routing and switching protocols
  • Understanding of malware is required and malware reverse engineering skills are highly desirable
  • Practice in documenting practical procedural and architectural aspects of complex systems is preferred
  • Working knowledge evaluating contingency plans, configuration management plans, security configuration checklists, STIGs and IAVAs, and other direction and guidance
  • Strong interactive skills with peers, management and government personnel
  • Good written and oral communication required


  • Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) or similar cyber security technical certifications preferred
  • Additionally, CISSP, and/or Security+ are desirable, as is vendor specific training and certifications from IBM, Tenable, Symantec, Cisco, Checkpoint, etc.


 VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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