Information Systems Security Engineer
Type of Job
Required Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI + FSP
Washington, D.C. Metro Area
We're looking for game changers. People who love what they do and who they do it for. Providing consulting services in operational support, intelligence collection, reporting, and data governance, R2C is a leader in delivering solutions for high priority national security concerns. Are you ready for a change?
R2C is seeking Information Systems Security Engineers to support a mid-size mission network infrastructure via the implementation and daily operation of network and system monitoring capabilities.
We welcome the most challenging problems facing our national security and apply intellect, talent, and innovation to reach feasible and valuable solutions to each challenge. That means we expect our employees to bring their “A game,” and you have the right to expect the same from the company that employs you. We want to hear your ideas. We want to hear your concerns. We want to make sure you have what you need to do the best you can on the job and grow in your career with us over time. Almost all companies say they have a culture of inclusiveness and that they value employee input, but R2C puts that statement to work every day. It’s time for a change. Come and experience a company that actually cares.
Perform detailed log analysis, network traffic monitoring, and vulnerability risk assessment
Conduct assessments of existing systems to identify vulnerabilities, and work with internal and external technical stakeholders to mitigate and eliminate risks
Assist the technical team (where possible) with network/system optimization and performance tuning
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or similar discipline
Two (2) additional years of related application/software programming experience in lieu of a Bachelor's degree
10+ years' programming and software development experience
An active Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph clearance
Substantive experience installing, operating, and maintaining system and network monitoring tools (e.g. Splunk, WSUS, Snare, Wireshark, and Solarwinds, etc.)
Substantive experience with incident response, containment, and mitigation
Knowledge of common cyber-attack methods
Experience conducting detailed log analysis and system monitoring to understand system status, detect system breaches, and identify other system anomalies
Ability to perform vulnerability identification, risk analysis, and remediation
Ability to evaluate worldwide security events to assess system impact and/or risk (e.g. zero day exploits, hardware failures, and/or sponsored cyber-attacks)
Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and other cloud architectures
Strong understanding of VPNs, VLANs, and TCP/IP
Experience with Linux operating systems
Experience OS hardening using tools such as CIS-CAT
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Experience with navigating an enterprise security accreditation process
The Reports and Requirements Company, LLC (R2C) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Buchanan & Edwards, and provides consulting services in operational support, intelligence collection, reporting, and data governance. Located in Arlington, VA, R2C offers expertise on a variety of national security topics, with specific focus on operational support, technical operations, policies and management of large volumes of data, analysis of large amounts of data, & effective approaches to evaluating and sharing data, and innovative techniques for information collection. Our consultants develop and deliver training programs on subjects including cyber intelligence, data governance and information sharing protocols, intelligence collection, and reporting techniques. R2C has a mission first culture and boasts the benefits & perks of a small company with the resources, stability, and career mobility of a large corporation. R2C is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic.
R2C is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.