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Sr. Cyber Security Engineer
Novel Applications of Vital Information Dulles, VA
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Sr. Cyber Security Engineer

Novel Applications of Vital Information
Dulles, VA
Expired: February 08, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Residency Status: ALL Candidates Must Be A U.S. Citizen

Clearance: Must have Active/Current Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

Time Type: Full-Time, Daytime Schedule

Relocation Fees: No

Travel: No

Company Overview:

NAOVI is a premier technology services company that provides solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Information Management and Systems Integration. NAOVI is a business that combines experience, creativity, flexibility, pragmatism, and cost-effective solutions in order to deliver measurable business value to our clients.

Headquartered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, NAOVI employs engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Novel Applications of Vital, Inc. (NAOVI) is an AA/EEO Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Job Description

NAOVI is seeking a qualified Sr Cyber Security Engineer designs, develops, documents, analyzes, tests, integrates, debugs, conducts research and/or discovers and analyzes security flaws or vulnerabilities in software, networks, systems, and applications. The Sr Cyber Security Engineer ensures system security needs are established and maintained for various objects/matters.

Primary responsibilities:
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Must hold an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability.
  • Identify Security Requirements for systems.
  • Ensure security requirements are planned, implemented, and tested.
  • Test and verify requirements are implemented and documented for ATO purposes.
  • Manage RMF process to obtain and maintain system ATO.
  • Responsible for reviewing and commenting on security risks and security issues related to any Change Requests, Infrastructure Change Requests and Configuration Change Requests.
  • Analyze output from various security devices and malware and incident reports to improve detection of and to minimize future incidents.
  • Assess and analyze system security to identify and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Recommend countermeasures to mitigate risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Prepare/Update documentation, including incident reports, security recommendations, etc.
  • Assist in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cybersecurity infrastructure and key resources.
  • Perform basic system design functions, including interpretive analyses, chart preparation and associated diagrams/enhancement plans.
  • Test existing and new technologies.
  • Review/analyze requested changes for equipment, technology and/or other factors/trends, which are planned for deployment in the customer space.
  • Support the configuration and administration of cyber security tools and systems.

Required Skills:
  • U.S. Citizenship.
  • 6+ years of applicable experience in cyber security.
  • Experience with commercial cyber tools and technologies.
  • Experience with standard security principles, policies, standards and industry best practices.
  • Experience and knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, sockets and security) and web technologies (Internet security).
  • Experience or knowledge of intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in ServiceNow.
  • Experience with AWS Security Hub and Guard Duty.
  • Experience editing /auditing Security Groups, NACLs, or Access-Lists.
  • Experience or knowledge of Endpoint Protection/Detection/Response and Extended Detection and Response solution.
  • Understanding and ideally experience with Windows or Linux/Unix operating systems.
  • Experience with Security Event Incident Management (SEIM), Log Correlation and Network Behavior Anomaly detection systems.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with development languages such as: Java, Swing, JUnit, Perl, Python, HTML.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with VMware and virtual machines.
  • Experience with SAFe.
  • Experience with automated testing tools.
  • Experience with one or more of the following:
  • Security COTS integration.
  • Security Incident Event Management.
  • Insider Threat Monitoring.
  • Operating System hardening tools.
  • Vulnerability assessment testing.
  • Penetration Testing.
  • Dynamic and Static Testing tools operations.
  • Identification and Authentication schemes.
  • Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management.
  • Cross Domain Solutions.
  • Computer Network Exploitation (CNE).
  • Computer Network Operations (CNO).
  • Malware Analysis.
  • Reverse Software Engineering.
  • Ability to write custom tools and modify existing intrusion detection tools.

Required Education:
  • BS Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR a related field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

Required Certifications:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Desired Certifications:
  • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP).
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
  • SANS/GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM).
  • ArcSight Certified Security Analyst (ACSA) or ArcSight Certified Advance Security Analyst (ACASA).


Novel Applications of Vital Information

Dulles, VA
20101 USA



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