Security Engineer
SteamPunk

Washington, District of Columbia

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Overview

Design. Disrupt. Repeat.

Be an agent of change on a team committed to achieving client-focused, mission-driven excellence. Steampunk is the explosive collision of human-centered design and traditional government contracting. We are an employee-owned company with a startup mindset and time-tested approaches tailored for the federal government. We're passionate about creating solutions that are impactful, practical, and scalable while meeting our clients' ever-changing needs. We believe in empowering our people to find creative solutions to intractable problems. We believe the best environment in which to grow and thrive is outside our comfort zone. We believe that while good design makes for a good product, human-centered design makes for an excellent one. Steampunk is looking for an experienced Windows engineer with an appetite for taking on new challenges.

Who We Are

Steampunk is the explosive collision of human-centered design and traditional government contracting.

An employee-owned company with a startup mindset and time-tested approaches tailored for the federal government, we're passionate about creating solutions that are impactful, practical, scalable, and most importantly, that meet our clients' ever-changing needs.

At Steampunk, we believe in disrupting the status quo and setting the pace in the ecosystem of government contractors, while repurposing tried-and-true methodologies. We believe in empowering our people to find creative solutions to intractable problems. We believe the best environment in which to grow and thrive is outside our comfort zone.

While good design makes for a good product, we believe human-centered design makes for an excellent one.

We also believe effective teams are powered by diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. To that end, Steampunk is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status, amongst our ranks. Additionally, we participate in the E-Verify program.

Why Steampunk?

Our people are the very core of what we do; their expertise and hunger for new and exciting challenges fuel our relentless pursuit of mission success. As part of our team of "Punks," you'll test the status quo, explore new boundaries, and set the bar high for how government clients expect to engage with contractors.

Because we value our employees' work/life balance (and believe those who work hard deserve to play hard), we offer a very competitive benefits package, including telework/flex scheduling, health/dental with orthodontics/vision insurance upon hire, paid time off with a sell-back benefit and carryover option, 11 Federal Holidays, 100% paid military leave, 100% 401(k) plan match upon hire, professional development/education reimbursement, all flexible spending accounts, and more
Contributions

Join our growing cybersecurity team as a 100% remote Security Engineer. As a technical subject matter expert, you will provide technical expertise and solutions to remediate persistent and challenging portfolio-wide vulnerabilities. We're looking for someone who has passion for IT, resourceful problem-solving abilities, and a desire to learn our indicators of success in this role. The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience over a variety of technologies that are typically used to build and run enterprise applications. The candidate will not necessarily have deep experience in all domain areas but should have a good understanding of how the various layers of an enterprise application stack interact with one another. You will work directly with system admin teams to assist and remediate vulnerabilities and harden environments, while providing recommendations on ways to enhance vulnerability management. Additionally, you will work in a team environment to develop proactive solutions to improve overall enterprise security posture through process streamlining and automation.

  • Provide subject matter expertise in various risk assessments, working in an Agile environment with an understanding of the full software development lifecycle.
  • Advocate for and ensure appropriate security practices are communicated and implemented within application development portfolios.
  • Ability and proven experience in implementing, configuring, and securing multiple areas of an enterprise application stack, including the OS, Database, Application Server, Load Balancer, and Web Server layers. Understanding how PKI/TLS certificates work is a must.
  • Integrate with both the application development and security assurance divisions to ensure vulnerability findings are understood, remediated or baselined as appropriate
  • Document security findings and remediations in an enterprise knowledge base
  • Support Information System Security Officers (ISSO) with activities such as security scan analysis and partner with development teams to facilitate a common understanding of security findings and applicability
Qualifications

Required:
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. government Security Clearance
  • BS in an IT field & 5 years of IT work OR BS in a non-IT field and 7 years of IT work
  • One or more technical certifications related to area of subject matter expertise
Preferred Skills:
  • Former Developer or Systems Administrator experience
  • Working knowledge of technologies used for building and deploying enterprise applications, such as, Maven, Grade, GIT, Jenkins, Ansible, Java, C#/.NET, Apache Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server, IIS, F5, Oracle, MSSQLSEVER, PostGres
  • Working knowledge and experience in AWS and Azure GovClouds
  • Ability to analyze DISA STIG audit compliance scan results and provide recommendations for resolution
  • Analyze security environment, provide recommendations
  • Working knowledge of JIRA, Service Now or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of operating system and dynamic application security testing scan tools - Tenable and MicroFocus WebInspect
About steampunk

Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors. Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges. As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers - and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit http://www.steampunk.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program.


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