• Senior Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-DC
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    IT Security
    Work Authorization
    US Citizens, preferred
  • Overview

    VariQ is looking for a seasoned Senior Security Engineer 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 seven 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 Network Security Architecture
    • 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)
    • CISSP
    • Vendor specific training and certifications from IBM, Tenable, Symantec, Cisco, Checkpoint, Red Hat/Linux


     VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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