Security Engineer I

Rockville, MD
Feb 25, 2021
Mar 07, 2021
Full Time
The Connected World team focuses on cyber security, software testing, and assurance services for network-enabled devices, such as computers, tablets, mobile devices, apps, software and wireless and connected products. The team provides services to help bring cutting-edge technology to market quickly with assurance of safety/security, quality, and performance. Acumen Security, an Intertek Company, is a full-service security certification provider offering Consulting, Documentation Development and Laboratory Services designed to assist in certifying commercial products against regulatory cyber security standards, including, Common Criteria and FIPS 140. Our goal is to not only assist our clients in certifying their products, but to provide a seamless and cost-effective way while maintaining the integrity of the certification efforts. While adhering to industry standards, Acumen Security works effectively and efficiently to maximize our clients' Return on Investment. Overview: A Security Engineer I is an entry-level position that requires 0 to 2 years of experience in the product security field. The Security Engineer I will be part of a team of engineers performing manual and automated testing across a wide variety of products against security standards. The Security Evaluator I supports security certifications by performing initial assessment of a product's security posture, test plan development, and functional testing. Job Requirements:Responsibilities: Learn, understand, and assist with all components and methods of testing Independently perform subsets of testing (increasing to full test suites as skills increase) Write reports documenting testing activities for consumption by customer and government with oversight Understand and solve technical problems Report progress accurately Requirements: Understanding of security related protocols and their usage (eg, TLS, SSH, IPsec) Understanding of networking technology and computing systems Experience with configuration of networking equipment such as routers and switches Familiarity with Linux or other NIX OS Strong communication (written/verbal) skills and analytical skills Experience with Cisco IOS and/or Juniper JUNOS OS, is a plus Education Bachelor of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, other related fields, or equivalent experience. A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale. We offer a salary and benefits package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, and more. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test. #LI-KN1