Cyber Security Engineer/Arch in Falls Church, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/7/2020

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer/Arch with our industry-leading client in Virginia.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a PUBLIC TRUST / SECRET / TOP SECRET Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Provide subject matter expertise to the ISSM, Program Management Leadership, and technical teams developing/sustaining systems ensuring compliance with DoDI 8500.01, Cybersecurity.
  • Review security controls, security technical implementation guides (STIGs), vulnerability scans, engineering change proposals, evaluate the impacts to cybersecurity posture, and the effectiveness of proposed solutions.
  • Collaborate and assist SAs with analyzing, and identifying compliance strategies. Coordinate duties with the SAs and IT staff to ensure all configuration requirements are implemented and functional, to include updates to STIGs, checklists, and required patching activities.
  • Assist Cybersecurity Manager updating the Risk Management Framework (RMF) package(s) in order to maintain an Authority to Operate (ATO) including ensuring the established security control baseline, control statements, and supporting evidence have been entered or uploaded into the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) in accordance with DoDI 8510.01
  • Create and manage the systems profile in the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) tool, ensuring that monthly vulnerability scan results are uploaded and the updated results are reflected in eMASS.
  • Assist Cybersecurity Manager with the cybersecurity Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), coordinating with government and technical teams in formulating, creating, and tracking security POA&Ms within eMASS


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Six (6) years’ experience in a Technical IT role including previous Systems Administration experience with two (2) years’ experience in an IA/Cybersecurity role preferred.
  • Active Department of Defense SECRET security clearance required.
  • Demonstrated experience updating, troubleshooting, and maintaining the DoD eMASS tool.
  • Experience updating, troubleshooting, and maintaining the DoD ACAS tool.
  • Current certificates for DoD Directive (DoDD) 8570.01 IAM Level I (Security+ CE, etc.).
  • Strong critical thinking skills that facilitate implementation of an organizational Cybersecurity program.
  • Robust ability to weigh security controls against technical and administrative standards.
  • Strong knowledge of Cybersecurity disciplines such as USCYBERCOM OPORD and TASKORD, continuous monitoring and reporting, vulnerability analysis and remediation.
  • Experience with various security assessment/hardening tools - STIG, SCAP, checklists, Nessus, etc.
  • Strong customer service and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Proven project management skills in setting priorities to meet project deadlines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)

Job ID: 345621

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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