Security Engineer

  1. Washington,DC
  2. Sep 09, 2017
  3. Government : Military
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Job Title: Security Engineer

Job Location: Washington, DC 20223

Duration: 4+ months (Contract to Hire)

 

DESCRIPTION

The Security Engineer will participate in the completion of complex technical risk assessment projects for multiple clients including, but not limited to:

•         Vulnerability Assessments, Penetration Tests, Web Application Assessments, Network Security Architecture.

•         A selected candidate will be fully trained on Qualys Scanners.

•         Successful candidates must possess a strong understanding of Information Technology (IT) and network and application security.

•         In addition, candidates must have a general understanding of vulnerability analysis and exploitation.

•         Finally, candidates must have some experience in a broad range of information security disciplines in addition to being mature, confident professionals with strong communication and time management skills.

 

Knowledge of and/or demonstrated practical experience preferred include:

•         Conducting network-layer and application-layer vulnerability assessments and penetration tests using a variety of assessment tools, such as Qualys, Qualys Web Application Scanner, Metasploit, WebInspect, Nessus, and/or other industry-accepted vulnerability assessment scanners and penetration testing tools, as well as manual exploitation techniques.

•         Conducting vulnerability assessments of various other technologies, such as databases, VoIP, mobile, etc.

•         Secure software development techniques, controls, and common application vulnerabilities.

•         Writing detailed technical reports and Executive Summaries.

•         Strong written and oral communication skills.

•         Ability to translate technical knowledge to non-technical audiences.

•         Professional certifications including CEH and similar certifications are a plus.

•         Candidates must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time


 

Deepanjal Gohain

Artech Information Systems LLC 

360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960 

Office: 973.967.3360 | Fax: 973.998.2599

Email: Deepanjal.Gohain@artechinfo.com | Website: www.artechinfo.com

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