Security Engineer

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


VariQ is looking for a seasoned Security Engineers to support the Cyber Operations Team at The Bureau of Engraving & Printing (BEP) within the Department of the Treasury.  The environment  demands motivated and engaged individuals who can work independently and in teams to provide day-to-day support and provide vision into Cyber Operations’ future needs. 


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 engineering and cyber-security operations 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 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
    • Servers: Windows, Linux – build, configure, administer, maintain
    • Packet Analysis, Network sniffers and other test and discovery equipment and products
  • Must have a solid understanding of common operating systems, network devices (routers, switches, etc.), applications and routing and switching protocols
  • Must have understanding of ports, protocols, and services, how they are used and how they can be exploited
  • Understanding of malware is required and malware reverse engineering skills are highly desirable
  • Understanding of the OSI Seven-Layer model
  • Understanding of and experience with packet analysis is desirable
  • Practice in documenting practical procedural and architectural aspects of complex systems is preferred
  • Work 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



Certifications and/or training are desirable to the BEP client, such as:

  • Cisco CCENT, CCNA Security, CCNA Cyber Ops
  • SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
  • Vendor specific training and certifications from IBM, Tenable, Symantec, Cisco, Checkpoint


 VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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