Security Engineer

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NTC OVERVIEW: We are seeking a Security Engineer to join our team. Working at NT Concepts means that you are part of an innovative, agile company dedicated to solving the most critical challenges in National Security. We’re looking for the best and the brightest to join us in supporting this mission. If meaningful work, initiative, creativity, and continuous self-improvement are important to your career, join our growing team and discover what’s next for you.

Mission Focus: Performing Modernization and enhancement, Operations and Maintenance, and Development on an existing web-based system to improve security, user functionality, stability, and cost efficiencies. 

Clearance: Top Secret

Location/Flexibility: Remote with a possibility for occasional travel

Responsibilities: 

The Security Engineer will:

  • Provide technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Design, develop and implement security requirements within an organization’s business processes
  • Prepare documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as DITSCAP (DoD Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process)
  • Prepare Security Test and Evaluation plans
  • Provide certification and accreditation support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Analyze policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps
  • Develop and complete system security plans and contingency plans
  • Recommend system enhancements to improve security deficiencies
  • Develop, test and integrate computer and network security tools
  • Secure system configurations and install security tools, scan systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and evaluate products and various aspects of system administration
  • Conduct security program audits and develop solutions to lessen identified risks
  • Develop strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements
  • Provide information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements
  • Evaluate, develop and enhance security requirements, policy and tools
  • Provide assistance in computer incident investigations

Required Qualifications: 

Expert: BS degree and 11+ years of relevant experience OR HS Diploma and 14-17 years of relevant experience

Senior: BS degree and 6+ years of relevant experience OR HS Diploma 9-13 years of relevant experience

  • Must have CISSP, CISM (Certified Information Security Manager)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience with virtualization. Knowledge and experience with Microsoft 365, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Cloud Technologies a plus
  • Superior customer service skills
  • A service-oriented attitude with the utmost discretion in handling sensitive/private technical issues and other matters.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment. Work affords significant opportunity to act independently on assigned tasks
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision from direct supervisor
  • Ability to be on site and on call.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Security+ Certification

Physical Requirements: 

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 10-15 pounds at times.

About NT Concepts

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in the Washington DC Metro area, NT Concepts is a private, mid-tier company with clients spanning the Intelligence and Defense communities. We deliver end-to-end ​data and technology solutions ​that advance the modernization, transformation, and automation of the national security mission—solutions with real impact developed in a strong engineering culture that encourages technical growth, leadership, and creative “big idea” problem-solving.

Employees are the core of NT Concepts. We understand that world-changing concepts happen in collaborative environments. We are a company where talented and diverse teams work together using innovation and expertise to solve our clients’ most critical challenges. Here, you’ll gain competitive benefits, opportunities to bolster your skills and develop new abilities, and a company culture dedicated to support and service. In addition to our benefits program, we encourage our employees to take part in #NTC_GivesBack, which paves the way for positive social change.

If joining a stable company with strong professional growth opportunities resonates with you, and you seek vital, mission-driven projects (for some pretty cool clients) that use your specific talents, we’d love to have you move forward with us.

Together is Better

We believe diversity and inclusion drive innovation, and that when we work together, we can accomplish anything. NT Concepts is a people-first, Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer—regardless of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected class. If you have a disability and need accommodation, let us know. All resumes are held in confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.

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Together is better.

We believe diversity and inclusion drive innovation, and that when we work together, we can accomplish anything. NT Concepts is a people-first, Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer—regardless of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected class. If you have a disability and need accommodation, let us know.  All resumes are held in strict confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.