Software Security Engineer

  Position Type : Direct Hire 

Job Description

If You Join Us, You Will:

  • Be part of a cross-functional product team that respects, supports, and pushes for continuous improvement.
  • As Security SME embed with platform, DevOps, and infrastructure engineering teams to provide guidance, recommendations, patterns, and best-practices.
  • Implement security guardrails using automation and Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC).
  • Integrate COTS and OSS security/compliance products into the toolchain.
  • Develop and/or integrate solutions for security monitoring and continuous compliance.
  • Develop custom security tooling and automation to enable rapid/continuous ATO
  • Partner with development teams across the agency to develop and refine application/platform security requirements.
  • Remain current in the latest security technologies, methodologies and best practices, especially as it relates to cloud and platform services.
  • Communicate with key stakeholders the technical design while ensuring customer satisfaction and business goals and visions are met.

Our Ideal Candidates Are:

  • Practicers of continuous improvement
  • Cross functional and willing to take on any challenge
  • Knowledge experts of industry standards and best practices
  • DevOps practitioners for continuous improvement and deployment of software solutions.
  • Experienced with IT and Software Architecture and Systems Integrations
  • Experienced in multiple object-oriented programming languages
  • Highly experienced with implementing and using AWS or other similar cloud technologies
  • Aware of software development risks, with an appreciation for what is technically feasible
  • Able to maintain a high level of coding, testing, and engineering standards
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable if changes in priorities occur
  • Self-starters and fast-learners who are able to independently research and resolve issues using appropriate resources
  • Comfortable working with multi-disciplinary, multicultural, and geographically dispersed teams
  • Effective communicators who are able to communicate challenges and opportunities as well as explain technical concepts to the customer
  • Committed to their own personal success, as well as success of their peers
  • Technologist at heart

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Security Engineering experience.
  • Deep understanding and practical knowledge of DevSecOps; including secure software development practices, release automation, and security testing.
  • In-depth knowledge of architecture and security concepts relating to cloud/PaaS deployments.
  • Deep experience with Linux, Kubernetes and container security.
  • Strong learning ability, strong self-drive, good adaptability and passion for security.
  • Passion for learning new technologies and applying design patterns.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive and articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent work experience.
  • US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS / Kubernetes certifications are a plus.
  • CompTIA Security+ certification is a plus.

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