Cyber Security Engineer - Mid Level


Cyber Security Engineer - Mid Level


  • Serve as a cybersecurity subject matter expert.
  • Support a team of Cybersecurity engineers in developing, analyzing and maintaining tools that support processes for the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program.
  • Work with new technologies, documentation, and implementation strategies.
  • Analyze the technological solution set and assist with providing guidance to improve the solution.
  • Work with data integration across multiple products to include scripting, data management, and product integration.
  • Analyze and draft critical analysis for requirements and functionality.
  • Provide technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environments.
  • Provide functional systems analysis, design, integration, and implementation, and solve exceptionally complex problems that need cybersecurity knowledge.
  • Support all phases of software development with emphasis on the planning, analysis, testing, integration, documentation, and presentation phases.
  • Apply principles, methods and knowledge of cybersecurity to approach difficult and narrowly defined technical problems to arrive at automated solutions.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to help develop other team members.
  • Help shape the team’s strategy and approach to solution development and implementation.
  • Support distributed team operations.


  • Due to the nature of the contract requirements, US citizenship and successful passing of CGI background check is required prior to beginning work. In addition, candidates must have ability to obtain and maintain a DHS EOD/Public Trust clearance.
  • Bachelor's degree and 5-8 years of experience in either information security, software development, or systems engineering. This could include academic lab work, contributions to the open source community, or a strong portfolio of work displayed in an industry-standard forum.
  • Experience in security assessments and audits, deploying secure code, and analyzing data.
  • Experience identifying and mitigating security risks.
  • A good understanding of security policy compliance.
  • Experience with multiple Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) tools.
  • Data conversion experience to/from any or all of these: CSV, XML, JSON, similar data formats.
  • Script experience with Python, Powershell and other scripting/interpreted languages.
  • XML experience, including XSL transformation.
  • Network experience.
  • Windows and Linux administration skills.
  • Experience configuring Apache, IIS and other Web Server application environments.
  • Understanding of core infrastructure elements such as DNS, SMTP and NTP.
  • DevOps Experience.
  • General enterprise directory experience (LDAP, AD, etc.).
  • Able to pick up new tools/technologies and quickly to implement emerging and innovative solutions.
  • Good trouble-shooting experience.
  • Good understanding of ports, payloads and protocols.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Experience with source control systems such as Git (BitBucket), Subversion, etc.
  • Exposure to Cloud Native development/deployment technologies.
  • Exposure to container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Database experience including ability to write ANSI compliant SQL queries, develop and trouble-shoot views and stored procedures.
  • Experience interacting with Web Services and APIs using REST, SOAP and other protocols using scripts and other consuming clients.
  • Experience with log aggregation and search tools such as Splunk and/or Elastic.
  • Experience with NoSQL environments.
  • Some experience with Java development and Java application containers.
  • General experience with PKI concepts (especially X.509 certificates), understanding of HSPD-12 and general FICAM elements.
  • CISSP, CISM and/or CISA certification(s).
  • Experience with Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Governance.
  • Understanding of the DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program.

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: December 01, 2020
Application Deadline: April 19, 2021