Software Assurance Engineer

Location: Manassas, VA
Date Posted: 06-26-2018
InCadence Strategic Solutions is a top technology company that provides cutting edge solutions, deep functional domain subject matter expertise, operational intelligence and high-end engineering services to our government clients.

InCadence Strategic Solutions is currently seeking a cyber security professional to work at our client site in Manassas, VA. The cyber security professional will participate in designing, developing, and implementing security controls to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information systems. Play a key role in dynamic environment integrating security configuration procedures and tools on Linux platforms.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
Collaboration with Cybersecurity team and other key stakeholders such as the customer, program management, developers and testers on the platform security will be required to improve the overall security posture.  Identify technological and functional risks inherent in system functionality, system exposure, and data sensitivity to determine the current security posture of the system and environment. Adhere to IT security guidance specific to the systems in support of DoD mandates and system missions.
Understanding of secure coding best practices and approaches to applying defensive security techniques.  Support assessment and authorization activities with various government authorities and Security Control Assessor (SCA) required system accreditations. Participate in architecture, design and code reviews and provide secure coding guidance and input to the software development team.
Perform Static Code Analysis (SCA) on software code base and work collaboratively with software developers to remedy any code that was constructed that reflects a weak security posture or deviates from secure coding best practices.
Required Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of current interim Secret clearance to start
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree
  • DoD 8570 certification IAT Level I or II
  • Experienced in Vulnerability Scanning, Vulnerability Remediation, and Secure Configurations support (i.e. DISA STIGS and SRGs)
  • Experience with Linux (i.e., knowledgeable of some UNIX admin commands and functions)
Preferred Experience:
  • Software development experience in Java, JavaScript, Go, Python or C++.  Experienced in one (1) language and familiarity with second software development language
  • Experience with one or more of the following:  Kali, Samurai Web Testing Framework, or the Penetration Testing Framework suite of tooling
  • Experience using automated Static Code Analysis (SCA) tools along with manual code review.
  • Knowledge of Database Management System (DBMS) and SQL (i.e. relational database experience such as Postgres, MySQL, Enterprise DB, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Web Servers / Services (i.e. Apache and Tomcat), Ozone Widget Framework (OWF), and web applications
  • DoD 8570 certification IAT Level III such as CISSP certification or the pursuit thereof is a plus

​InCadence Strategic Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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