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Security Engineer

Type: Full-time
Category: Security Engineer
Location: Reston, VA
Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly


As a Security Engineer on our solutions delivery team, you will have the unique opportunity to work on innovative projects advancing the digital transformation of critical government systems with true mission impact.

Job Description: 

Our delivery teams are driven to explore new ideas and technology, and care deeply about collaboration, feedback, and iteration. We follow lean agile practices, embrace the Ops (DataOps/DevSecOps/MLOps) to “automate-first”, use modern tech stacks, and constantly challenge each other to grow and improve.   

Technical members of our solutions teams require little guidance, but love to learn, collaborate, and problem solve. This position requires the expert experience and passion for supporting the building of secure cloud and cyber security solutions, and a strong desire to solve our customers’ unique technical and data challenges.   


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Bridging the gap between complex business problems and secure solutions 
  • Ensuring that solutions adhere to customer security guidelines, requirements, and industry best practices 
  • Maintaining security posture of customer compute and cloud environments 
  • Provides certification and accreditation support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments 
  • Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps 
  • Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans 
  • Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies  
  • Develops, tests, and integrates computer and network security tools 
  • Secures system configurations and installs security tools 
  • Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks 
  • Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements 

 Basic Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years experience maintaining security posture of standard compute environments, including cloud (GCP or AWS) environments 
  • Experience managing the full lifecycle of, and workflows for, security accreditation projects under the ICD503 Rev. 4 framework 
  • Extensive knowledge of information system security system plans (SSP) and other security relevant documentation for computer systems and applications 
  • Knowledgeable in cybersecurity best practices and security risk assessment technologies 
  • Experience routinely using knowledge management and code repositories, including but not limited to, GitHub, Gitlab, Jira, and Confluence 

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage with Sponsor Information System Security Managers (ISSMs) to ensure security compliance of systems 
  • Experience obtaining IC reciprocity for at least one security accreditation project 




Location: Reston, Virginia 


Physical Requirements 

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


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 expert leaders and problem solvers who roll up our sleeves to get the job done. We're passionate, curious, and committed to doing important work. At the same time, we're life-long learners, avid mentors, and we like to have fun.

We're looking for the best and the brightest to join us in supporting the mission of National Security. If meaningful work, initiative, creativity, and continuous self-improvement are important to your career, join our growing talent network and discover What's Next for you.

NT Concepts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions. Contact us if you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process. All resumes are held in confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.