BreakPoint Labs

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Security Engineer

  • Cybersecurity
  • Full-time
  • National Capital Region, VA
  • Remote friendly

2023-01-27 01:52:30 UTC

Security Engineer

BreakPoint Labs, a specialized Cybersecurity company that develops and leverages technology to enable a more secure cyberspace for our country and the world, is seeking a Security Engineer to work on cyber engineering projects in a collaborative environment, and under the direction of senior engineers.

Responsibilities include:
• Application and web development in Java, C++, and Python, CSS, and HTML
• Mapping of system diagrams on the software and hardware side
• Use of the Django Web Framework
• Administration and engineering tasks for tools that include Firewalls, NIDS, SIEM tools, and Anti-Malware Solutions
• Research new features, versions, and vendor bug fixes to ensure tools and solutions are secure and reliable
• Perform troubleshooting of client security tools and solutions, escalating issues to senior engineers as needed
• Perform configuration updates and tuning in coordination with stakeholders and in accordance with change management processes
• Provide system administration functions of Windows and UNIX-based operating systems
• Design and operate virtualized infrastructure, like VMWare
• Develop and implement technical solutions, utilizing existing security hardware and software
• Research and evaluate technologies to enhance security controls and / or recommend replacements or enhancements to network security hardware, software, processes and procedures
• Develop system concepts and work on the capabilities phases of systems development lifecycle, ensuring data and system security is designed and appropriately integrated
• Develop, document, and maintain technical documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Required Experience:
- 7+ years experience in cybersecurity engineering
- 5+ years experience delivering engineering to government clients
- Strong knowledge of secure coding concepts and practices
- 2+ years Linux system configuration and administration
- Prior experience working with Elasticsearch, Kibana
- Experience with Git version control system
- Proficiency with Python and Django
- Certifications Security+ Continuing Education (CE) [CompTIA]
- DoD IT II certification
- Microsoft Certification preferred

About BreakPoint Labs:
BreakPoint Labs (BPL) is dedicated to providing premium cybersecurity services to customers who seek a proactive approach to defending their organization. Our company's extensive expertise protects Government and Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, as well as both commercial and educational organizations. This range of experience has exposed our engineers to diverse challenges and threats, lending a unique perspective to our customers. We have served and protected numerous customers for almost two decades. These relationships have forged new and exciting technologies and have been performed with expert execution by our teams across the many channels of Cybersecurity.

BreakPoint Labs provides our employees with a united and supportive environment. We offer great benefits and provide our employees with up to $5,000 annually for their personal pursuit of education, certifications and training. As we continue to branch out into new and exciting technologies, we ensure our employees continue to grow and expand their careers with the Company.

BreakPoint Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected class.