Junior Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 11-08-2017
The Cyber Security Engineer has ultimate responsibility for ensuring effective service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform security scanning and vulnerability mitigation, address security requirements, prepare all security documentation and assist with ATT and ATO.
  • Provide expertise in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, network security product evaluation, and security implementation.
  • Provide documentation and validation procedures by testing, evaluating, examining, investigating, and providing evidence that information system assigned security controls are implemented correctly and are effective in their application.
  • Provide an accurate technical evaluation of applications, systems, or networks, documenting the security posture, capabilities and vulnerabilities against relevant security controls.  This will include system vulnerability mitigation and remediation.
  • Present the customer with vulnerability remediation or mitigation procedures in accordance with FISMA/NIST regulatory requirements. 
  • Must have 0-3 years of related experience
  • Demonstrate hands-on experience with government assessment and authorization vulnerability assessments and document creation to include:
    • Security Questionnaires
    • System Security Plans
    • Risk Assessments
    • Contingency Plans
    • Configuration Management Plans
    • Technical Architectures
    • Security Policies
    • Plans of Actions and Milestones
  • Must possess a sound knowledge of the NIST Assessment and Authorization Process with emphasis on conducting, analyzing, and reporting on vulnerability results from applications such as Nessus, Nmap, Burpsuite, and other popular tools. 
  • U.S. citizenship, with the eligibility to obtain and maintain a government security clearance (Top Secret preferred).
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Exceptionally strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and conceptual skills.
  • The ability to self-start and self-motivate.
  • The ability to adjust to changing focus and/or priority as well as the ability to successfully multi-task and set priorities as needed.
  • Security Assessment and Authorization
  • Program Management
  • NIST 800-53 rev 4 
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF)

Minimum Education and Certifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s preferred
  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cyber Security “Certified Expert” certifications, CISSP, CISM, CEH, or SANS security certifications.

Place of Performance:
  • Washington, DC
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Telework may be permitted on a periodic basis


Lunarline is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lunarline that all employees and applicants for employment will be treated in all respects on the basis of their merit and qualifications and without regard to their race, color, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity, military status, marital status or ancestry.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Lunarline participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Lunarline will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration ("SSA") and/or the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") of your authorization to work in the United States. 
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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