Systems Engineer

4 days left

Herndon, Virginia
Aug 28, 2023
Sep 27, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications


The Sponsor requires a team of security engineers to provide Security Engineering to ensure properly secured systems and compliance with all Sponsor cyber policies and processes.
  • Provide technical consultation in support of architecture reviews, accreditation activities, vulnerability assessments, baseline configuration changes, privilege access, and software and services requests.
  • Liaison to the Sponsor's security support elements to include incident reporting and compliance.
  • The supported environment includes: a virtual desktop environment, roughly, 60 engineers and developers leverage the environment, not including system users, data scientists or analysts; Dev/test/prod environment on the sponsors primary network and joint integration network with Government partners; a mix of physical enclaves (including network equipment) and virtual VPCs segregating the system from the Sponsor's and Partner's general use LAN/WAN environments; and any changes to promote new requirements and the future strategy to minimize the physical footprint by leveraging multi-vendor cloud technologies to provide timely and scalable throughput for data scientists and analysts.

  • Active TS/SCI + Poly
  • Master's degree and 15 years of experience. Work experience can be used/combined with education
  • Experience performing risk analysis and assessments on cloud based systems and hybrid architectures to include Java based applications.
  • Experience complying with to ICD 503 Risk Management Framework. Demonstrated experience reviewing vulnerability assessments utilizing such tools as Xacta, Rapid 7, Web Inspect, and AppDetective.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and maintaining security support structures utilizing Linux and Windows technologies and HADOOP Ecosystems.
  • Experience assisting with the design, engineering, and development of highly secure systems built upon Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience producing metrics, performing continuous security monitoring, and developing strategies for remediation using Splunk or similar solutions.
  • Experience participating in architecture design and reviews

  • Experience with Big Data using underlying technologies such as HADOOP clusters.
  • Experience with Linux administration.
  • Experience applying new technologies.
  • Experience with multiple cloud vendors (i.e. Azure, Oracle, Google).

  • information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) Certification.
  • Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)


We are seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team in Herndon, VA.

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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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.


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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.


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