Sep 07, 2022

277 – Cyber Security Engineer IT · Fairfax, Virginia

  • Azure Summit Technology
  • Fairfax, Virginia
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other

Job Description


Azure Summit Technology is a mature, growing small business with locations in Melbourne, Florida, and Fairfax, Virginia, that develops and delivers high-performance RF hardware, firmware, and software products, and innovative, practical, multi-function RF systems solutions that address emerging missions of national importance for customers across the Department of Defense.  We are a diverse team of highly qualified RF systems engineers and mission subject matter experts (SMEs) with backgrounds in electrical, mechanical, RF, hardware, software, firmware, and systems engineering.  We work together within a creative, innovative, and highly collaborative culture to deliver cutting edge solutions for our customers.  To do this, we hire people with a passion to succeed.  We look for problem solvers.  People who have unique perspectives and diverse experience. 


Are you in?


Do you work well in a team environment and on your own as an individual contributor?  Do you know how to set the bar high and achieve goals for yourself and bring others along with you?  Do you work hard and play hard?  Do you want to help the company succeed and build your skill set and further your career at the same time?  Azure Summit Technology just might be the place for you.      


What do we do?


Azure Summit Technology provides a wide range of multi-channel software defined radio products, innovative signal processing solutions and end-to-end mission payloads and systems for the full range of advanced RF applications including EW, radar, communications, and multi-mode RF operations.  Systems can be tailored to meet a variety of requirements for bandwidth, dynamic range, number of channels, and computational resources. Supported platforms range from resource-constrained small UAVs and wearable devices to manned aircraft and maritime vessels.


What will you do?


Azure Summit Technology is currently seeking a Cyber Security Engineer. The selected candidate will be part of a dynamic, growing, cross-functional, and geographically distributed team. This position is located at our Fairfax, Virginia, headquarters location with occasional overnight travel to our Melbourne, Florida, office; and other sites as required.  Your future team has worked together to produce the following job description:

The Cyber Security Engineer will be responsible for the developing and implementing technical solutions and for configuring and maintaining systems in compliance with DoD cybersecurity and Information Assurance (IA) requirements.

Primary duties include system security patching, antivirus updates, conducting system testing, security assessments, analyzing, creating, and managing diagrams, configuration artifacts, assessing and documenting authorized ports, protocols, services, collaborating with system and network engineers to ensure RMF compliance or develop mitigation strategies to achieve an acceptable risk level.

The engineer will assist software and hardware developers in applying security lockdowns using DISA STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guides), SRG (Security Requirements Guides), SCAP Benchmarks, and industry best practices. The engineer will conduct security scans using common DoD compliance tools such as ACAS/Nessus and SCAP Compliance Checker and document configuration and lockdown details using STIG Viewer Checklists and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

The Cyber Security Engineer will lead Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts on variety DoD Cyber/IT systems coordinating with the project engineers, contract leadership, government leadership and Authorizing Official (AO) to earn an Authorization to Operate (ATO) for each environment or system. Efforts will include developing a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and metrics-based roadmap to reduce vulnerabilities and increase security posture. Additionally, the candidate will interface with the software development team to ensure security best practices are adhered to during development. The successful candidate should have an in-depth knowledge of Cyber Security based on experience and industry recognized Cyber Security frameworks and should have a focus on real-world reduction of risk. The successful candidate will should be knowledgeable in the following:

  • DoD IT RMF (Risk Management Framework) and experience analyzing system configurations, cybersecurity requirements, and policies and procedures
  • DoD cybersecurity tools and utilities such as ACAS\Nessus, SCAP Compliance Checker
  • Experience facilitating information systems Authorization to Operate (ATO) compliance and re-accreditations in accordance with DoD 8510.01 and ICD503
  • Implementing DISA STIG and SRG security requirements
  • Patch management and testing techniques
  • Experience supporting and participating in Security Assessment Visits (SAVs)
  • Microsoft Windows-10 and RHEL 6/7/8 Operating Systems, switches, routers, firewalls, network and host Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)

Basic Requirements

  • US citizenship, due to nature of the work and contract requirement
  • Active TS/SCI clearance, due to nature of the work and contract requirement
  • BS degree in Information Technology, Cyber Security, or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 years’ Cyber Security experience
  • DoD IAT II Certification such as CompTIA Security+ or IAT III Certification such as ISC2 CISSP.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bash Shell, PowerShell Scripting Language or equivalent
  • Telos XACTA Risk Management Platform
  • Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Experience with VmWare

Azure Summit Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.  Azure Summit Technology is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.  To request accommodation, contact Julia Bergeman, 571-308-1408, [email protected]


Systems-Process Engineering, IT Project Management, Network and Server Administration



Security Clearance

Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI)

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