Job Description

Annapolis Junction,MD,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Cyber Automation Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Design, implement, integrate, and maintain systems and tools to automate complex cyber activities. Apply advanced consulting and extensive technical expertise and full industry knowledge. Develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Work without considerable direction and mentor and supervise team members.

Basic Qualifications:

·         5+ years of experience with cybersecurity in network security, infrastructure security, applications or systems security, security operations, SIEM, incident response, or threat intelligence

·         Experience with major automation applications, including integrating tools, designing, writing playbooks, troubleshooting, training, or supporting technical requirements

·         Ability to produce new playbooks and automate manual security operation procedures per the backlog and requirements from security operations teams, as new security tools and controls emerge in the marketplace

·         Ability to help manage an inventory of integrations that enable broader playbook creation

·         Ability to work on developing connectors with tools to effectively enable end to end automation of security operations procedures

·         Ability to obtain a security clearance

·         HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

·         Experience with programming languages, including Python

·         Experience with log management platforms, including Splunk or ELK Stack

·         Experience with Cybersecurity tools, including Splunk, Cisco ISE, Forescout, BigFix, Tanium, Zscaler, Palo Alto, McAfee, Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, FireEye, Cloud Security platforms, or ServiceNow

·         Experience with Linux administration

·         Experience with networks and network protocols, including TCP, UDP, DNS, HTTP, HTTPS, SSH, and FTP

·         Secret clearance

·        Automation Tools Certification, including Splunk or Splunk SOAR, Security+, CEH, or CISSP


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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Work Model
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