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Deloitte Senior Cyber Security Engineer (Top Secret clearance required) in McLean, Virginia

Are you passionate about cyber and security challenges in information technology, associated with threats and vulnerabilities? Are you are interested in a role that offers an opportunity to provide front line support to our Federal clients? If yes, then Deloitte s Cyber Risk team could be the place for you! Join our team of Cyber Risk professionals who collaborate with government agencies, IT professionals, and clients to support cyber security and risk consulting engagements.

Work you ll do

As a Project Delivery Manager II in the Cyber Risk group you will:

On occasion, lead a project of moderate size and complexity, or one or more work streams in a larger project

Communicate project delivery schedule and milestones while maintaining productive and professional relationships with client

Develop new practices or modify pre-established practices to execute work appropriately in order to achieve efficiency and increase performance

Improve the operational systems, processes, and policies in support of the client s mission through the management and guidance of multiple work streams, teams, and clients

Support engagements related but not limited to Operations & Maintenance, Helpdesk Operations, Software and Application Development and Maintenance, Financial Operations, and Project and Acquisition Management

Provide input to key deliverable structure and content, as well as facilitating buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels

Design secure network architectures, virtualization technologies, database platforms, identity and access management principles, application security, encryption technologies, DNS, SOA and web applications

Investigate opportunities to update security system capabilities to sustain and enhance network and system security integrity

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte s Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.



Typically has 9 or more years of consulting and/or industry experience

Ability to support engagements of greater than average size and complexity

Ability to lead multiple teams and multiple clients with confidence

Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills

Professional oral and written communication skills

Ability to mentor and manage junior staff and further their professional growth

Ability to obtain and maintain the required clearance for this role

Collaborate with other workstreams and developers on authentication, authorization, and encryption solutions.

at least one scripting language (Bash, Perl, etc.)

virtualized environments (preferably Citrix and VMware)

Linux administration (preferably RHEL)

Windows administration

system and security architecture

Experience and expertise with ethical hacking, firewall and intrusion detection/prevention technologies, secure coding practices and threat modeling

Individuals must have a minimum of five (5) years experience securing large-scale, commercial and/or Fortune 500 environments

Individuals must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in infrastructure or application-level vulnerability testing and auditing

Top Secret clearance required


Prior professional services or federal consulting experience

Bachelor s Degree

Skills and proficiency with the following scripting languages strongly preferred: Shell, Python, Ruby


How you ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


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