Security Operations Engineer in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 7/1/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Security Operations Engineer with our industry-leading client in Washington, D.C.

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

Responsibilities of the Security Operations Engineer:

  • Performs all tasks to align with Information Security Program direction provided by ISO, AOTO
  • Follows SecOps guidance provided by the AOTO SecOps Government Lead 
  • Performs day-to-day operations of security tool
  • Performs monitoring activities including (but not limited to ) vulnerability scans, threat analysis and reporting
  • Develops and implements new approaches and procedures regarding security measures 
  • Plan, manage and provide guidance pertaining to IT Security to include all phases of computer security (i.e., hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment, installation and evaluation). Work frequently requires the candidate to be involved in diverse projects simultaneously, several of which may have equally high priority.

Requirements of the Security Operations Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field is preferred.
  • Industry leading certifications relating to IT security (CISSP, GIAC, etc.)
  • At least 8 years total IT experience, with 2-5 years of experience as a security administrator, engineer, or analyst in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with Vulnerability Management Systems (e.g. Nessus)
  • Experience with Patch Management Systems (e.g. Quest/Dell Kace 1000)
  • Experience with Web-based threat protection (e.g., Websense)
  • Experience coordinating and overseeing the implementation of security patches.
  • Experience with remediation of security vulnerabilities.
  • Knowledge of the operating characteristics of various operating systems, e.g. Windows 7 and 10, Windows server 2008/2012/2016, iOS.
  • Knowledge of general management and auditing techniques for identifying problems, gathering and analyzing pertinent information, forming conclusions, developing solutions and implementing plans consistent with management goals.

Keywords: Operations Engineer, Security Operations, Nessus, Quest, AOTO, risk management, risk manager

Job ID: 3120787

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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