Cybersecurity Engineer

Published date Posted on Indeed on Jun 17, 2021
9th Way Insignia has a contingent opening for a Cybersecurity Engineer to join our team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs.

  • Implement the cybersecurity requirements of IT systems and applications documenting them in formal security engineering documents using Risk Management Framework and supporting artifacts associated with risk assessments.
  • Ability to perform security analysis to determine gap, compensating/mitigating controls, and residual risk
  • Identify security risks through the security impact analysis, system risk assessments and technology security risk reports.
  • Implement IT security solutions and assures successful implementation
  • Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to daily tasking
  • Conduct security compliance evaluations on IT products using all source analysis, test lab, and apply test results to create secure configuration guidelines and baselines.
  • Analyze security evaluation tools results from Tenable Nessus, Nmap, Wireshark and Metasploit
  • Assess operating system and security configuration guideline into images for IT products initialization and deployment within the infrastructure
  • Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to daily tasking
  • Experience working in the FedRAMP cloud environment understanding IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS regarding cloud service provider security control responsibilities and customer responsibilities
  • Organize, develop, and present security briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements on security assessments, whitepapers relating to computer and network security technologies and tools.
  • Effectively and efficiently communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers of any hardware and software configuration changes that adversely affect any current system security and their configurations or violates policy
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Technical knowledge of risk management, and information security concepts and technologies
  • Experience with cybersecurity document management and familiar with security and privacy rules
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written skills for preparing reports and briefings
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate efforts with key government and non-government stakeholders
  • Self-starter that can work under general direction in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline and 10 years of relevant experience. An additional eight (8) years’ experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • 5 years of cybersecurity and cloud security experience (3 year at a government agency)
  • One or more of the following: IAT II, IAM II or IASAE II certifications
  • Must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S
  • Must be able to attain and maintain the required security clearance
  • Familiarity with VA Directive 6500 and VA Knowledge Service
  • Experience working in the FedRAMP cloud environment understanding IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS regarding cloud service provider security control responsibilities and customer responsibilities
  • ISC2 CAP, ISC2 CCSP, ISC2 ISSEP, EC-COUNCIL CEH, CompTIA Security +, CompTIA Network +
Work Location
This position offers remote flexibility. 9th Way Insignia reserves the right to adjust work location based upon mission requirements.

Physical Requirements
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
9th Way Insignia
9th Way Insignia is an emerging Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) committed to working with our clients to provide next-generation, results-oriented technology—on time and under budget—in health I.T., infrastructure design and build, cybersecurity, cloud solutions, and data analytics. To learn more about 9th Way Insignia, our benefits, and other career opportunities, please visit our website.

9th Way Insignia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. To request a reasonable accommodation or inquire about the physical requirements or work conditions, contact

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