Job: IT Security Engineer in Washington, DC

This looks like an interesting position with a local security startup. Unfortunately, our contact can’t release the name of the company until application however … we trust her.  They are looking for a strong security engineer with strategic leadership mindset.

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IT Security Engineer


Washington, DC

Company Name


Job Description

  • Will be responsible for initiating, planning, and executing security projects both individually and in a team environment, including, but not limited to:  Vulnerability Management, Log Management, SOX Compliance, PCI Compliance, Project Management, Vendor Review, Security Monitoring, Metrics Collection and Reporting, Inter-departmental Collaboration
  • Will be responsible for managing Security Team personnel and activities.
  • Will provide corporate interface with executives and Board of Directors on matters of IT Security.
  • Will create, purchase, implement, and maintain necessary scripts, products, or services supporting LSI security needs and initiatives.
  • Serves as an internal information security consultant to the organization on current technologies, best practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Creates, implements, documents, and publishes security policies and procedures.
  • Provides direct and indirect oversight to all employees and third parties, ensuring proper information security in accordance with established organizational information security policies and procedures.
  • Performs information security risk assessments and serves as an internal auditor for security issues.
  • Reviews all system-related security plans throughout the organization’s network, acting as a liaison to all departments in this capacity.
  • Monitors compliance with information security policies and procedures and regulatory requirements (SOX/PCI).
  • Monitors the internal control systems to ensure that appropriate access levels are maintained.
  • Initiates, facilitates, and promotes activities to create information security awareness within the organization.
  • Participates in incident handling and incident documentation.


  • Graduate-level degree in Computer Science or equivalent desired.
  • Experience implementing security solutions in both technical and leadership capacities.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in infrastructure or application-level testing and auditing.
  • At least 3 years of system, network, or application security experience.
  • Extremely strong technical knowledge in security engineering, system and network security, authentication and security protocols, cryptography, and application security.
  • Development experience in Java, Python, or Perl.
  • Detailed knowledge of system security vulnerabilities and remediation techniques, including penetration testing and exploit development / Proof-of-Concept.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills.
  • Must be capable of maintaining, prioritizing, and executing a heavy load of tasks and projects.
  • Self-motivated, independent contributor





About the Company

Will be disclose upon application.

Follow-Up Contact Information

For more information contact Eve Adams with Halock Security Labs at [email protected].


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