Cyber Security Engineer in Rockville, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Rockville, MD
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Job Description

Eliassen’s client, a rapidly growing government contractor, is seeking a highly motivated, flexible, organized, and detail-oriented Cyber Information Security Engineer with expertise in incident response to join their dynamic team at Rockville, MD. If you want to learn, grow, and help, then this is the job for you.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Responsibilities of the Cyber Security Engineer:

  • Coordinate and conduct incident response: monitoring, research, and analysis
  • Analyze log files from a variety of sources to identify possible threats to network security
  • Validate security incidents and perform defense triage; recommend solutions for remediation
  • Gather and analyze information for requirements definition and specifications development
  • Provide updates to management on security incidents and forensic investigations

Requirements of the Cyber Security Engineer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and at least 4 years of experience
  • At least 2 years of experience in at least 3:
    • Incident investigation and defense triage
    • Incident response through all phases
    • Technical expert/liaison 
    • Incident reporting/documentation
    • Log correlation from multiple sources
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Solid knowledge in cyber security practices
  • Basic system administration and networking knowledge
  • Clear and effective communication skills

Keywords: Cyber Security Engineer, Incident Response, Forensic Investigation, Reporting, Documentation, Public Trust

Job ID: 330234

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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