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Cyber Security Engineer
Markon Solutions Chantilly, VA

Cyber Security Engineer

Markon Solutions
Chantilly, VA
  • Full-Time

Job Title

Cyber Security Engineer

Job Description

Founded in 2007, Markon Solutions is a nationally recognized consulting firm headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. With employees in seven states and overseas, we support the intelligence community, defense and civilian sectors, as well as commercial clients. Markon is committed to advancing clients through project management and business improvement services offered in a premiere, highly personal environment.

Join our winning team! We empower our employees to make decisions and encourage them to take on leadership roles. New ideas from employees are also encouraged. Markon is a place where you can truly demonstrate your capabilities to your full potential. We are consistently named a Washington Post Top Workplace and Best Place to Work in Virginia because we put our employees first. Markon offers an exceptional benefits package that ranks in the top tier of our industry.

Markon Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Markon Solutions is seeking a Senior Cyber Security Engineer to capture and refine information security requirements and ensure that the requirements are integrated into information technology component products and information systems through purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration.


  • Assists with development teams working to design and develop information systems or upgrade legacy systems.
  • Conducts product research and support Analysis of Alternative (AoA) activities that independently identify the most appropriate security solutions.
  • Assists with leading the development of system concepts, contribute to the capability phase of the systems development lifecycle, and translate technology and environmental conditions (e.g., law and regulation) into system security designs and processes.
  • Assists with leading the development and documentation of Security Architectures, Roadmaps, and investments.
  • Guides the work of Mid- and Junior-level contractor Cyber Security Engineers.
  • Engineers and implements Sensor Program Security Services to ensure secure operation and defense of the NGA, NSG, and ASG operations.
  • Provides technical expertise to support program development of secure applications and systems by providing technical guidance for implementation of ICD-503 required controls, speeding the delivery of capabilities to our customers and subsequent future cyber security policies and directives.
  • Collaborates with cyber security contractor, operations and accreditation teams on execution of design, engineering, upgrade and integration activities

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's or higher in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other relevant engineering or IT security field, or related equivalent additional experience.
  • Senior-level experience in government or industry within Cyber Security Engineering.
  • Five or more years' experience engineering Cyber Security solutions using cloud-based technologies.
  • DoD 8570 Level III (IASAE) certification compliance.

  • Master's degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or other relevant engineering or IT security field.
  • Senior-level experience in government or industry leading enterprise-level cyber security efforts involving architecting, designing, development, and configuration of cloud- and on premise-based systems and software.
  • Certified Cloud Security (ISC2).
  • AWS Certified Security Specialty.
  • Understanding of AWS Data protection mechanisms, AWS data encryption methods and AWS mechanisms to implement.
  • Understanding of security operations and risks.
  • Understanding of DevSecOps.
  • Experience engineering Cyber Security solutions using structured and unstructured Big Data.
  • Experience engineering Cyber Security solutions using Automation, Augmentation and Artificial Intelligence technologies.
  • Previous NGA and/or NSG/ASG program/project work experience.
  • Previous IC or DoD program/project work experience.

Proof of COVID vaccination may be a requirement for employment.


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Chantilly, VA - Chantilly, VA 20151 US
Springfield, VA - Springfield, VA US (Primary)


Bachelor's Degree

Job Type


Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Information Technology

Exemption Type


Date Needed By


Security Clearance

Top Secret/SCI


Markon Solutions

Chantilly, VA
20151 USA



Posted date

March 03, 2023

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Markon Solutions job posting for a Cyber Security Engineer in Chantilly, VA with a salary of $105,400 to $146,800 Yearly with a map of Chantilly location.