Cybersecurity Engineer Advisor

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Cyber Engineering
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ119337

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Eagle Alliance is currently looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer Advisor in Annapolis Junction, MD

The successful candidate analyzes, tests, designs and implements tools automation, modifies, implements and evaluates end-to-end baseline security policy. Performs continuous assessment of in-scope systems, conducts proactive threat detection and mitigation. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements  for defense in-depth cybersecurity best practices through formal verification methods with specific emphasis on network operations and cybersecurity risk management.

Duties will include:

  • Planning, implementing, managing, monitoring and upgrading security measures for the protection of the organizations data, systems and networks.

  • Troubleshooting security and network problems.

  • Responding to all system and/or network security breaches.

  • Ensuring that the organization's data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls.

  • Participating in the change management process.

  • Testing and identifying network and system vulnerabilities.

  • Daily administrative tasks, reporting and communication with the relevant departments in the organization.

  • A degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering or a related qualification.

  • 2 years of work experience with monitoring, incident and root cause analysis.

  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance), VMware technology

  • Working knowledge of Python and shell scripting

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.

  • Great awareness of cybersecurity trends and hacking techniques


  • BA/BS and 8 years of experience OR equivalent combination of experience and education

  • 8+ years experience in troubleshooting and problem resolution of several infrastructure platforms such as Network, Desktop, Server and virtual systems

  • TS/SCI with polygraph

  • Must have 8570 Level II (Security+ or higher) PLUS CEH certifications within 6 months of hire

CWIP - IAT level II Compliance:

Persons provide network environment (NE) and advance level compute environment (CE) support. Responsible for finding and fixing unprotected vulnerabilities and ensuring that remote access points are well secured. Focuses on threats and vulnerabilities and improving the security of systems. Demonstrates a mastery of the functions of the IAT Level I position. Monitors, tests and troubleshoots hardware and software IA problems pertaining to the network environment. Recommends and schedules IA related repairs to include performing IA related customer support functions such as installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, in response to customer requirements for the network environment (NE). Analyzes patterns of non-compliance and identifies vulnerabilities resulting from a departure from the implementation plan or that were not apparent during testing. Provides leadership and direction to IA operations personnel. Implement applicable patches including IAVAs, and IAVBs for their environment.  (Reference: Policy 6-34) for Cyber Workforce Improvement Plan (CWIP).




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