Cybersecurity Engineer



TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.



The Cybersecurity Engineer will support a government customer with the evaluation of multiple shared services, as well as providing advisory services on the recommended use of shared services to include Cloud initiatives.  The analyst will be responsible for architecting, identifying and evaluating shared services and assist the agency in developing an Enterprise Shared Services Portfolio.


  • Review, analyze, discuss, and evaluate the implementation of security controls in multiple information system environments, including dynamic cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) or traditional and static Enterprise Resource Planning computing environment using Agency Authorization and Accreditation tool
  • Research, develop, implement, test and review an organization's information security in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access
  • Proficient in virtualization, networking, and storage
  • Experience working with multiple cloud vendor’s environments and solutions
  • Assist the Agency in formalizing knowledge sharing with the System Owners
  • Evaluate the performance of ongoing security maintenance, for example, continuous monitoring or continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM). Assess the ability of the service provider to maintain an acceptable security posture/ risk threshold
  • Collaborate with the Agency FedRAMP Program Management Office to access Cloud Service Provider security packages in order to perform continuous monitoring activities




  • Must have knowledge of cloud deployment models (public, private, hybrid) and cloud service models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS)
  • 5 to 7 years of experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Experience designing, managing or implementing an Enterprise Architecture
  • Experience with security control implementation and evaluation, risk, and vulnerability assessments
  • Experience with NIST Special Publications and guidance
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills, self-motivated, and able to work and communicate in a team environment
  • Experienced writing security related policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate with excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills at the highest level



  • Bachelor's degree or higher; ore relevant work experience
  • A minimum of at least one (1) certification must be active relating to information security such as:

    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP);

    • CompTIA Security+, Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
    • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP), CompTIA Cloud+
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)


  • Active Top Secret Clearance required


  • Washington DC

Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!



TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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