ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer who have experience providing Security Engineering and System Administration within the federal market. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market.


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Performs engineering support and system administration of specialized cybersecurity applications and systems to include installation, configuration, maintenance, patching, and back-up/restore
  • Provides subject matter expertise in creation, editing, and management of signatures, rules, filters, and custom content for specialized cybersecurity systems including but not limited to network and host-based IDS, IPS, firewall, web application firewall, proxy and SIEM systems
  • Integrate network taps on operational devices
  • Administers cybersecurity test beds and tests and evaluates new cybersecurity applications or tools, rules/signatures, access controls, and configurations of cybersecurity platforms
  • Provides Tier 3 deployment, operations and maintenance support for deployed cybersecurity technologies
  • Supports Assessment and Authorization activities related to cybersecurity technologies
  • Identifies potential conflicts with implementation of any cybersecurity tools within the enterprise and develops recommendations to remediate these conflicts
  • Contributes to the completion of milestones associated with specific projects
  • Provides solutions to a variety of complex technical problems

Required Skills

  • Experience shall be in a related security technology or discipline such as Identity and Access Management, Cybersecurity Operations, Cybersecurity Engineering, IT Security Audit, and Information Assurance
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms
  • General knowledge of security technologies such as vulnerability management, intrusion detection/prevention, log monitoring, and endpoint protection
  • General knowledge in determining placement of network security test access points (TAPs) or Switch Port Analyzers (SPANs) on enterprise networks
  • Intermediate knowledge of networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, Network Layers, DNS, etc.)
  • Intermediate knowledge of current threat landscape (threat actors, APT, cyber-crime, etc.)
  • General protocol analysis experience (wireshark, tcpdump, Snort, Zeke, etc.)
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met
  • Ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary
  • 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 
  • Familiarity with virtualization

Desired Skills

  • Prior
  • Linux and/or Windows scripting skills
  • Experience in Linux based development of open source platforms (CentOS, etc.)
  • Strong Windows or Linux system administration skills
  • Experience in maintaining network servers such as file servers, VPN gateways, intrusion detection systems
  • General knowledge in security of ICS-SCADA networks
  • General knowledge of NextGen SIEMs (Arcsight, Logrhythm, etc.)
    Strong network infrastructure and Assessment and Authorization skills

Education Requirement

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related field with three years of experience or a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related field with at least five years of experience

Years of Experience Requirement

  • 5–7 years of related experience.  Minimum of 2 years of experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms

Certification Requirement

  • Must possess the required DoD Directive 8570.1 IAT Level II or higher certification or be willing to obtain within 6 months of hire


  • Chantilly, VA

Security Clearance

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI w/ a CI polygraph

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