• Senior Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Vienna
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security
    Clearance Level
    Top Secret/ SCI eligibility
  • Company Description

    Spry is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) headquartered in McLean, VA. Spry provides Enterprise, C4IT, Management, and Cyber Solutions to the federal government and commercial entities. Founded in 2001, Spry Methods was built on the foundation of combining industry knowledge with unmatched responsiveness to produce results for our customers. Our goal is to build a business dedicated to the maximization of value for all stakeholders starting with our employees, our customers, and our community. We recognize that talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. Guided by these principles, we have established an impressive track record of proven past performance serving our customers within the Commercial, Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities. A CMMI Level 3 certified and ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Spry is committed to quality and continuous improvement.


    Spry Methods is seeking a Senior Security Engineer who will provide security engineering services identifying and implementing system security, offering security guidance and recommendations, designing new security architecture, engineering support for certification and accreditation, ensuring that security considerations are built into infrastructure and applications, performing daily tasks of intrusion detection and intrusion prevention, and analyzing network traffic.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    The candidate must be familiar with networks and systems, updating/ tuning IDS/IPS devices, vulnerability assessment tools, and upgrading and configuring IDS/IPS sensors. Should have experience performing front line triage, routing and tracking of security related incidents, events, inquiries, and a variety of other security related issues; patching, upgrading and configuring all IDS/IPS sensors to maintain information security posture at the customer site; and developing and implementing security policies and solutions architecture to mitigate risks and enhance system security.

    Required skills and experience include

    • Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
    • At least one of the following: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH v7)

    Preferred skills

    • Security +, Microsoft Certified Professional, Sourcefire Certified Professional (SFCP v5.2), ITIL v.3, and/or CCNA

    EEO Statement

    At Spry, we believe talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. We are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive workplace that endorses engagement, creativity, quality and innovation.


    We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, we evaluate qualified candidates in full consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other protected status.


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