Cyber Security Engineer
Siem, Ts/Sci Poly
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
GuidePoint Security

501-1,000 employees

Provides cybersecurity solutions, threat analysis, and resource
Company Overview
GuidePoint Security stands out as a leading cybersecurity firm, boasting a highly skilled team of certified experts dedicated to empowering clients with control over their cyber ecosystems. The company's strength lies in its comprehensive approach to cybersecurity, offering services that range from understanding the evolving threat landscape to insightful product comparisons and integration. This holistic perspective, combined with their commitment to helping clients make informed decisions, positions GuidePoint Security as a trusted industry leader in cybersecurity solutions.

Company Stage


Total Funding





Herndon, Virginia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Chantilly, VA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operating Systems
IT & Security
Software Engineering
  • Minimum Education: B.S. or relevant experience in related field
  • Minimum/General Experience: 2-5 years of related experience
  • Must possess the required DoD Directive 8570.1 IAT Level II or higher certification or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and in team environments and be able to take on tasks quickly with minimal direction
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and troubleshooting skills with a high level of attention to detail are required to succeed in this diverse environment
  • Should be able to demonstrate understanding and appropriate application of DoD policy and technical security guidance to information systems
  • A good understanding of Linux and Windows systems administration, general operating system security practices, TCP/IP networking, and network security concepts is required
  • Familiarity with the Certification & Accreditation process is preferable but not required
  • Must possess an active TS/SCI w/ a CI polygraph
  • Perform tasks and complete customer requests using the ServiceNow delivery platform
  • Resolve incident tickets issued through ServiceNow
  • On-board customer's assets consisting of operating systems, applications and network devices in multiple enclaves
  • Participate in Beta-testing future enhancements to the Audit Enterprise system and provide valuable feedback
  • Assist the Program/Project engineers in testing and implementing future enhancements
  • Utilize, evaluate and update all engineer instruction sets and SOPs
  • Ability to learn and perform the testing of sophisticated Audit SIEM platform applications in a physical and virtual environment
  • Perform various Linux and Windows systems administration tasks related to the operational system
  • Verification and validation that the segments are operating as desired, audit events are being processed, metrics generation, and ensuring that all required systematic audit events are being accomplished
  • Operate and multitask in a dynamic high tempo environment
  • Perform the engineering, integration, and administration support required for successful delivery of capabilities and services to the operational baseline
  • Perform work duties in a government environment as part of a multi-contractor team
  • Facilitate the enablement, collection, and verification of customer data within SIEM tools
  • Develop SIEM search queries to support Enterprise Audit service requirements
  • Ability to learn custom audit solutions with flex connectors and regex parsing
Desired Qualifications
  • Ability to learn and comprehend from provided training in an individual contributor and team capacity
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) platforms, preferable NetWitness and ArcSight
  • Experience with Linux, Windows Server and workstations, Red Hat and CentOS
  • Cloud environment experience and/or certifications
  • Ability to modify feed creation to ingest customer logs in a standard format to meet policy requirements
  • Experience with creating custom parsers to ingest unique metadata into a standardized log format
  • Working knowledge of current COTS Cybersecurity technologies
  • Familiarization with other Enterprise security services Host Base Security Service, and Enterprise Vulnerability Scanning Service, and Enterprise Audit
  • Ability to clearly articulate ideas for executive - level as well as technical staff consumption
  • Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively - Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice
  • Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities