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 Sr. Principal Cyber Engineer with experience designing, building, delivering, and operating a network operations environment with new and advanced cyber capabilities to address emerging threats in 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

  • Designs, develops, documents, analyzes, tests, integrates, debugs, conducts research and/or discovers and analyzes security flaws or vulnerabilities in software, networks, systems, and applications
  • Leads or assists in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cybersecurity infrastructure and key resources
  • Assesses system security to identify and mitigate risks and vulnerabilities
  • Provides mitigation strategies for system security flaws or vulnerabilities
  • Supports the configuration and administration of cyber security tools and systems
  • Tests existing and new technologies for security vulnerabilities
  • Reviews requested changes for equipment, technology and/or other factors/trends, which are planned for deployment in the customer space

Required Skills

  • Excellent understanding of cyber security technologies and concepts at both the local and enterprise level
  • Significant experience in design and implementation of secure network and system solutions
  • Strong leadership and communication skills. Able to lead teams and activities and also work as an individual contributor
  • Experience with Incident Response (Forensics, Malware, Penetration/Vulnerability testing) and associated tools and technologies (e.g. IDS, SIEM)
  • Experience and knowledge of networking (TCP/IP, topology, sockets and security), operating systems (Windows/Linux), and web technologies (Internet security)
  • Experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships in all levels of the organization, including customers, organizations, internal management, and support
  • Experience with standard security principles, policies, standards and industry best practices.
  • Knowledge of U.S. Government Information Assurance policies, procedures, standards, guidelines, and objectives

Desired Skills

  • Experience with four or more of the following:
    • Security COTS integration
    • Security Incident Event Management
    • Insider Threat Monitoring
    • Operating System Hardening
    • Vulnerability Assessment testing
    • Identification and Authentication schemes
    • Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management
    • Cross Domain Solutions
    • Computer Network Exploitation (CNE)
    • Computer Network Operations (CNO)
    • Malware Analysis
    • Reverse Software Engineering
    • Knowledge of Information Assurance and Information Operations technologies and development activities.
    • Working knowledge of network protocols and common services such as DNS, FTP, email
    • Understanding of the processes and guidelines for Certifying & Accrediting (DCID, ICD, NIST 800-53, SANS 20) information systems based upon experience on a large-scale development program.
    • Knowledge of software development and systems development lifecycle practices
    • Practical experience hardening IT systems in compliance with STE/STIG guidelines
    • Experience working with teams in an agile development environment
    • DHS experience

Education Requirement

  • BS Cyber Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR a related field
  • Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education

Years of Experience Requirement

  • Minimum of 10+ years of IT experience related to Cyber Security Engineering

Certification Requirement

  • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level IIis desired


  • Dulles, VA

Security Clearance

  • Active Top Secret (TS) clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

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