Cyber Security Engineer - Remote (WFH)

Phoenix, AZ, US | Oak Ridge, TN, US | Austin, TX, US | Oregon, US | Austin, TX, US

The Cyber Security Engineer position is part of the Human Capital Management (HCM) Security and Preparedness Sub-portfolio Veteran Affairs Centralized Adjudication and Background System 2.0 (VA-CABS 2.0) team within the Human Capital Management (HCM) portfolio in support of the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Consolidated Corporate Support Services (CCSS) program. The primary role will be to support the creation of a comprehensive set of turn-key documents for the VA-CABS 2.0 and its related supporting areas, document existing technical and operational processes and architecture, document interfaces, policies and procedures, and provide delivery oversite and assurance of requirements delivery. 

Duties Include: 

  • Plan, design, develop, and manage the security infrastructure required for deploying secure, scalable and reliable applications, while routinely conducting preventive and adaptive maintenance to increase security, performance, and reliability.  
  • Identify and mitigate significant security threats within the organization's network or systems.

  • Partner with engineering and product managers to ensure business requirements are supported by corresponding technical requirements and infrastructure. 
  • Implement big visible charts to graphically present key metrics and measures that keep teams focused on what needs their attention and to promote transparency.  
  • Routinely stress test your systems to expose weakness in both infrastructure and applications.
  • Deliver in an Agile, Lean, SAFe-based environment utilizing DevSecOps, ARTs, and related processes, methodologies, and concepts.
  • Support senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives.
  • Recommend/make decisions on administrative or project work matters and ensures effective achievement of program, project, or organizational objectives.
  • Work on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Serve as an organization spokesperson on advanced projects and/or programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies and applications.
  • Determine security requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching information security standards conducting system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying architecture/platform.
  • Advise government personnel on compliance to standards and policies. 
  • Recommend courses of action for incident response, as well as oversee design of enterprise systems to ensure alignment with local cybersecurity regulations.
  • Develop and reviews architectural security designs, security tests, and engineering solutions to ensure compliance to standards and processes.

Required Education, Experience, and Clearance:

  • Bachelor’s and five (5) years or more experience OR Master’s and three (3) years or more experience in the field of Cyber Security 
  • Solution Experience
  • Experience with Salesforce CRM (SAAS)
  • Experience conducting in-depth triage, troubleshooting, and forensics across all facets of the cloud stack
  • Ability to obtain a VA Position of Public Trust – Medium Background Investigation (MBI)

Job Profile


North America


United States


Agile Cybersecurity Cyber Security DevSecOps Information security Lean Network security Organizational SAFe Salesforce Salesforce CRM

  • Advise on compliance and incident response
  • Develop and review security designs and solutions
  • Identify and mitigate security threats
  • Implement big visible charts for metrics
  • Plan, design, develop, and manage security infrastructure
  • Provide innovative solutions to complex technical problems
  • Stress test systems
  • Support senior management in strategic planning
  • Troubleshooting

3 years


Bachelor's Engineering Information Security Master's


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