SkyePoint Decisions, Inc.

  • Application Security Engineer

    Job Location US-VA-McLean
    Job Type
    Immediate Hire
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. is seeking an Application Security Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in McLean, VA. The qualified applicant will support Department of State (DOS) Consular Systems Modernization (CSM) Program, for the Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA). This initiative is intended to modernize and consolidate the operational environment under a common technology framework in order to better support the services provided to CA’s customers. 


    • Role in Technical Evaluations:
      • Supports the Data Access and Storage Data and Interface Architect
      • Working with the Security Lead, in identifying and evaluating potential sources of applicant security challenges, particularly those associated with access external data sources.
    • Identifies and evaluates application security related options and implementation approaches to overcome these application security challenges
    • During implementation: Support the Agile Development Team in implementing capabilities in a way that allows effective application security while enabling equally effective access to external data sources.
    • Provide support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organizations information security.
    • Provide support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of firewall and other relation security issues on LANs/WANs.


    Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science or related field and 5 years of experience.   

    To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

    • 5+ years experience in IT with a focus on application security
    • Working knowledge of several of the following areas:
    • Understanding of business security practices and procedures
    • Knowledge of current security tools available
    • Hardware/software firewalls and their implementation
    • Different communication protocols
    • Encryption techniques/tools
    • Familiarity with commercial products (ex. Domain Name Systems, public key encryption technology, Smartcard, Cyberguard, TimeStep)
    • Current Internet and electronic commerce technology

    SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.


    SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.


    SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions



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