Junior Security Engineer

Location: Open, United States
Date Posted: 08-06-2018
Title:                     Jr Security Engineer
Location:               Open, United States
Salary:                  $40-60K
Lunarline, Inc. is hiring a motivated Junior Security Engineer with 1-3 years’ experience in information assurance, authorization & accreditation, security/compliance testing, and secure information system design.  We work hand-in-hand with our clients to help them design, evaluate, and implement secure solutions for their products, within their enterprise environments, and for integration with the Federal Government and DoD.  

Must be able to work independently and be open to at least 25% travel.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a tester on various C&A/IA/A&A test events during which compliance with NIST SP 800-53 IA controls will be assessed.
  • Perform IA/C&A/A&A activities including knowledge of NIST SP 800-53 IA controls and use of automated testing tools. 
  • Communicate and distill information from technical resources during formal and informal meetings

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with NIST SP 800-53 IA Controls.
  • Understanding of device and network security and hardening.
  • Experience with DoD and NIST C&A/A&A.
  • Experience in the understanding, application, and verification of IT Security policies and procedures.
  • Experience and success at solving cyber security issues, enjoy working in a dynamic, responsive, and collaborative environment, and be dedicated to the success of customers.
  • Must possess an IT background, particularly as it relates to locking down, hardening, and auditing information systems. 
  • Experience in security related implementation, operation, and/or management of IT security solutions, knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in security, application, and/or network engineering.
  • Experience with Veterans Affairs C&A/A&A process.
  • Experience with FedRAMP.
  • Experience working in a service desk environment and supporting customer infrastructure.
  • Coding/Programming experience with one or more of the following tools: Python, Perl, Shell, Bash, Batch, etc..
  • Testing tool experience such as: Nmap, Nessus, WebInspect, DBProtect, Metasploit, etc.
  • Experience and technical knowledge in security engineering, secure architecture development, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, applied cryptography, and application security.



  • Bachelor’s degree in IT related field or equivalent technical certifications.



  • The following certifications (more than one is preferred): Lunarline, Inc. School of Cybersecurity “Certified Expert” certifications, Security+, CISSP, CISM, CEH, Network+, CAP, or SANS security certifications.
Company Benefits
Full affordable health benefits; Short-term and Long-term Disability; Life Insurance and AD&D Insurance paid for by Lunarline; 401(k) retirement plan with employer safe harbor matching - IMMEDIATE VESTING; Tuition and Certification Reimbursements; All federal holidays paid

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, military status, marital status or ancestry.
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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