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Cyber Security Engineering Specialist III - Network Security Services

Fort Belvoir, VA
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Job Description

Cyber Security Engineering Specialist III - Network Security Services; ECDS

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Location: Greater D.C. Metro area (Springfield, VA;Work is performed 100% on site

Security Clearance: Top Secret SCI (Clearance must be current)

Company: RISA -

COVID Policy: As directed by Executive Order 14042, all current and newly hired  employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 and provide proof of vaccination, except where they are legally entitled to an exemption/accommodation. 


The Cyber Security Engineering Specialist III will work with both corporate and customer leadership to research, analyze, and implement enterprise-wide network security solutions/capabilities/enhancements to support customer business/mission goals and objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with designs, analyses, tests and implementation of state-of-the-art secure network architectures.
  • Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for design.
  • Manage WAN, LAN, CAN, and remote network security as well as incident and problem management. 
  • Oversee security infrastructure sustainment, maintenance, and advanced configuration. (firewalls, F5 load balancers, web gateways, mail gateways, IDS, and management tools).
  • Oversee the reporting, documentation and investigation of all security related incidents; lead the development and implementation of corrective measures.
  • Responsible for development and execution of standard operating procedures for security tools.
  • Evaluate and report on new network Security technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
  • Act as liaison to the contract and customer management, and government Designated Approving Authority (DAA) with regard to all network security status, policies, and procedures.


  • 6 + years of related technical experience in Network Security
  • 4+ years experience with large-scale enterprise/global networks in a high paced diverse environment
  • Ability to work independently with little direction and guidance
  • Ability to work weekends and evening hours as needed
  • Excellent writing and communication skills, including the ability to develop analytical documents and present oral presentations to senior/executive management
  • Proficient is MS Office suite – Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Travel up to 15% of the time CONUS, maybe occasional OCONUS
  • Understanding and experience with the DoD Architecture Framework and other key DoD network architecture and strategic planning instructions.
  • Expert knowledge of IP services 
  • Experience in providing status reports and products to senior management and customers
  • Experience with Juniper SRX, Palo Alto Firewall, F5 Load Balancer, Cisco FTD/ASA
  • Experience with plans, designs, and evaluations of security systems and architectures. 
  •  Experience with Unix, RHELS OS, Windows Enterprise AD architecture and VMWare virtualization experience


  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance (US Citizenship required) (must obtain a CI Poly within 6 months of start date)
  • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II (Security+ minimum) and CSSP Infrastructure Support Certification must be obtained within 6 months of date of hire
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical Field (i.e. Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science)

Required Education & Certification(s):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Technical field (i.e. Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science)

Preferred Education & Certification(s):

  • Master’s Degree in a Technical field

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Work Environment:

  • Professional Office Environment; Must be able to sit at a desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone.
  • Must be able to communicate regularly via telephone and verbally present information to employees, customers and outside vendors

Expected Hours of Work:

  • 40 hours per week (various shifts – required shift discussed at time of interview). Work is performed 100% on site.

Day - Shift 1  0600-1400

Eve -Shift 2  2200-0600

Mid - Shift 3 1400-2200

Other Duties:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties and responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

About RISA

RISA is an emerging technologies service provider focused on the continuity of network operations and elimination of risk to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of critical business processes and data. RISA seeks professionals who are excited by technical challenges and driven by the opportunity to use their knowledge, skills, and abilities in helping our customers meet mission requirements. Our success comes from the talent and commitment of our dedicated employees driven in providing valuable services to our customers. Come along for the journey and perhaps you can be part of our growth and success.RISA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Company Paid Life Insurance & Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan including both Pre-tax & Roth Contributions
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 11 Paid Federal Holidays

RISA is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Fort Belvoir, VA
22060 USA



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