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Cyber Security Project Engineer
TekSynap Herndon, VA
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Cyber Security Project Engineer

Herndon, VA
Expired: April 18, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info
Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Manage security assessment, security compliance, change management, and continuous monitoring activities across five cloud service providers through the customer's office.
  • Assess cloud security technologies for security gaps and weaknesses according to industry standards.
  • Analyze security scan findings and perform risk analysis on security scan findings.
  • Review cloud security body of evidence packages for completeness and accuracy.
  • Collaborate with other internal components and security peers to determine security and potential weaknesses of cloud infrastructure and cloud services.
  • Advise the customer leadership on cloud security services.
  • Analyze system alerts to determine if a security weakness exists and document risk mitigation procedures.
  • Sustain and evolve the customer's standard operating procedures to meet Program Objectives.
  • Facilitate technical exchange meetings (TEMs) with cloud service providers to review cloud service architectures.


Required Qualifications:

  • Facilitating Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM) with cloud service providers to review cloud service architectures.
  • Maintaining assessment and authorization packages across multiple services or systems in accordance with FIPS-199, NIST 800-53, and CNSS 1253 requirements.
  • Designing, implementing, assessing or reviewing systems that utilize cloud technology with either Amazon Web Services, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, or Microsoft Azure cloud architecture.
  • Utilizing or reviewing cross domain technology and common architecture designs.
  • Consulting project teams on system architecture and security posture.
  • Continuous monitoring requirements to include scan analysis for critical or high findings with common scan tools such as Rapid 7, Nessus or Qualys.
  • Creating, monitoring, or closing system or service Plans Actions and Milestone items (POA&Ms).
  • Utilizing compliance tools to track assessment and authorization activities such as Xacta 360, Service Now, or RSA Archer.
  • Experience with the common control provider concept within the NIST Risk Management Framework.
  • Security control assessments (SCAs) to include working with SCAs and preparing security packages for SCAs.
  • Current/Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience using the customer's or similar element assessment and authorizing process.
  • Creating or reviewing A&A body of evidence documentation in a cloud security environment.
  • Identifying, implementing, or reviewing appropriate information security controls.
  • Experience working in Xacta 360.

TekSynap is seeking a Cyber Security Project Engineer who will manage security assessments, security compliance, change management, and continuous monitoring responsibilities across cloud service providers.  You will need a strong undertandstanding and experience in implementing standards like ICD 503, NIST Risk Management Framework, and cloud technologies.  The work requires a mis of technical and policy knowledge.  


TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.


We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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The safety and health of our employees is of the utmost importance. Employees are required to comply with any contractually mandated Federal COVID-19 requirements. More information can be found here.

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Additional Job Information


  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Location: Herndon, VA
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Medium
  • Work schedule: Schedule is Monday- Friday, dayshift. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel:  Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.



US. Citizen

Active TS/SCI + Poly Clearance



Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.


TekSynap is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact for assistance.

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

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