Solers, Inc.

  • Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Greenbelt
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Mid-to-Senior Level Security Engineer responsible for ensuring adherence to NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4 security controls for a NOAA radio frequency interference monitoring system that is considered a Major Application with a High Impact Rating.  The system is currently toward the beginning of its development phase.  Support security requirements definition, design, implementation, and testing.  Create and maintain relevant security-related documentation, including the System Security Plan (SSP) and FIPS 200 security control tailorings.  Coordinate with other team members on a regular basis to assist with ensuring the appropriate implementation of security requirements/controls.  Interface with Government security personnel as required including recurring IPT and Working Group meetings.



    B.S. in Engineering, Information Assurance or Computer Science or comparable work experience.


    Required Experience:

    • 3 years experience implementing NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4 security controls, and writing/updating security-related documentation including SSPs and FIPS 200 security control tailorings
    • Familiarity/experience supporting A&A assessments and penetration tests, and managing/ensuring closure of any resulting POA&Ms
    • Familiarity/experience conducting or supporting vulnerability scans (especially using Tenable Nessus), and managing/ensuring application of related security patches
    • Familiarity/experience with satellite ground systems (preferably with NOAA and/or NASA)

    Desired Experience:

    • Familiarity/experience implementing HSPD-12
    • Familiarity/experience implementing NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4 security controls
    • Familiarity/experience with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) certificate revocation checking
    • Familiarity/experience with Java-based environments and embedded systems
    • Familiarity/experience implementing or supporting any of the following tools (or similar implementations):
    • Active Directory and Centrify (identity/account management)
    • Elastic Stack, Splunk, and/or ArcSight (centralized log collection / SIEM)
    • Tripwire Enterprise (host-based intrusion detection)
    • McAfee Endpoint Security (host-based anti-malware)
    • SolarWinds Orion, Nagios, and/or Sensu (system and application monitoring)
    • IBM BigFix (system baseline and configuration management)
    • Ansible, Red Hat Satellite Server, and/or Windows Server Update Service (patch management)
    • VMware vSphere/vCenter, RHEV, and/or OpenStack (virtualization/resource management)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows Server operating systems
    • Relational and/or NoSQL databases
    • Firewalls and Network Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
    • Virtual Private Networking (VPN) appliances/concentrators
    • Security-related certification, including Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or CompTIA Security+


    Greenbelt, MD


    Security Requirement:

    US Citizenship required


    Solers is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.


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