• Principal Cybersecurity Expert, Vulnerability Elimination Team

    Job Location US
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/10/2020 12:40 PM)
    Job ID
    Clearance Requirement
    Public Trust
  • Overview

    Steampunk is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cybersecurity Expert to take on the challenge of solving some of the most complex problems for our federal client.


    In this role, you’ll be working with a small group of equally experienced Cybersecurity experts and IT engineers to systematically solve, remove, and mitigate security vulnerabilities and issues from a myriad of client systems. Your experience in solving complex and complicated problems will be tested each day as you validate system vulnerabilities and develop courses of action that will be implemented by you and your team.

    If you like taking on a new and ever-changing challenge, this is the role for you.


    The easy stuff is boring…this is the work you’ve been waiting for.


    Do you have the knowledge, experience, motivation, teamwork, and creativity to take on this challenge? Let’s chat.


    Required Skills:

    • Master's Degree or 15 years of experience in Cybersecurity


    Prefered Skills:

    • Proactively create, monitor and update the status of POA&Ms to ensure weaknesses are resolved in accordance to their scheduled completion dates.
    • Review and update security authorization documents as needed
    • Use DHS’ and mandated enterprise IA Compliance Tools
    • One of the following certifications:
      • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
      • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
      • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    • Applies extensive knowledge of a variety of the IA field’s concepts, practices, and procedures to ensure the secure integration and operation of all systems
    • Extensive specialized knowledge of financial audit standards, classified system IA requirements and Privacy Act requirements
    • Specialized knowledge and experience with the implementation of the NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 family of publications, particularly those associated with the Risk Management Framework.
    • Specialized knowledge and experience with evaluating system, network, or infrastructure security controls against requirements such as FISMA, FIPS, and NIST guidelines Knowledge and experience with the vulnerability scanning execution, assessment, and analysis
    • Knowledge and experience with the operating system and network knowledge (i.e., Local Area Networks [LAN] and Wide Area Networks [WAN])
    • Knowledge and experience with application security, database security, and network security
    • Knowledge and experience with the vulnerability scanning, assessment, and analysis
    • Knowledge and experience with the information security and assurance principles (e.g., Defense-in-depth) and associated supporting technologies
    • Ability to assess and weigh current and evolving security threats in an operational environment
    • Current experience providing Cybersecurity support to DHS
    • Experience supporting systems hosted in Cloud environments.
    • Experience supporting systems in Agile and DevOps environments.

    About steampunk

    Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors.  Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges.  As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program. 


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