Virtual Platform (Cloud) Security Engineer

Information Technology
Shift Work
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Cyberspace Solutions is seeking a Virtual Platform (Cloud) Security Engineer with an active TS/SCI security clearance to support an ongoing program with a government customer.


Supporting the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the Virtual Platform (Cloud) Security Engineer shall provide services to include:

  • Work with customer leadership to research, analyze, and implement enterprise-wide network security solutions/capabilities/enhancements on multiple Virtual Platforms to support customer business/mission goals and objectives.
  • Assist with designs, analyses, tests and implementation of state-of-the-art secure network architectures on multiple virtual platforms.
  • Conduct risk assessment and provide recommendations for design.
  • Conduct encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research
  • Manage Virtual Platform remote network security as well as incident and problem management.
  • Oversee security infrastructure sustainment, maintenance, and advanced configuration. (firewalls, web gateways, mail gateways, IDS, intrusion detection systems, and management tools).
  • Responsible for development and execution of standard operating procedures for security tools on multiple Virtual Platforms.
  • Create and maintain System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA) documentation, create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones for each system.
  • Evaluate and report on new network Security technologies to enhance capabilities of the network on multiple Virtual Platforms.
  • Act as liaison to the contract and customer management, and government Designated Approving Authority (DAA) with regard to multiple Virtual Platform network security status, policies, and procedures.


A Virtual Platform (Cloud) Security Engineer candidate shall possess the following qualifications:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification
  • 8 or more years related technical experience in Network Security.
  • 6 or more years related technical experience in Virtual Platform Network Security.
  • 4 or more years of experience with large-scale enterprise/global networks in a high paced diverse environment.
  • Interaction with various Virtual Platform environments including provisioning and managing VMs.
  • Understanding and experience with the DoD Architecture Framework and other key DoD network architecture and strategic planning instructions.
  • Proven experience with Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 instructions; system accreditation and security system documentation.
  • Proven application of ISO 27000 information security management principles.
  • Expert knowledge of CISCO firewall/VPN equipment (Adaptive Security Appliance, etc).
  • Expert knowledge of IP services (IPv4, VPN, IPv6, Multicast, QOS, SNMP, VOIP, VTC, etc).


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