About CoalfireCoalfire is the cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public sector organizations avert threats, close gaps, and effectively manage risk.
Our professionals are among the most talented in the industry, and each and every day, they strive to provide the unbiased assessments, advice, and innovative solutions that help our clients meet their specific challenges and build long-term strategies to protect their organizations.
For nearly 20 years, we’ve been on the cutting-edge of one of the world’s most important industries – and we’re committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges.The Cyber Defense Consulting group is one of the fastest growing teams within Coalfire and is currently seeking Cyber Defense Engineers to work in our Reston, Seattle, Dallas and Denver offices.
Current Cyber Defense engineers support clients ranging from the Fortune 50 to cutting-edge start-ups, presenting a wide variety of challenges and experiences as well as opportunities to travel across the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East.What you'll doIn this role, you’ll be responsible for implementing a wide range of cyber defense offerings to clients across the commercial and Federal markets in addition to supporting Coalfire Secure Cloud Automation Services (SCAS) engagements.
These duties include:Lead and support engineering projects to automate and orchestrate the implementation of technologies including (but not limited to): security tools, compliance baselines, MFA, IDS/IPS, and centralized authentication solutionsCommunicate with customer stakeholders to include leadership, system and network administrators, security engineers, and support teamsAssess customer environments and tailor configurations and compliance baselines in a manner that optimizes and enhances system securityProvide guidance to junior engineers and clients by advising on security and configuration best-practices, defense-in-depth, and secure SDLCParticipate in internal and external security trainings and conferencesWhat you'll bringBachelor’s degree (four-year college or university) in an IT-related field or equivalent combination of education and experience Four to eight (4-8) years of work experience with system administration and cyber securityFour to eight (4-8) years of experience with industry leading security toolsExperience with Infrastructure as Code technology (Terraform), image automation (Packer), version control (Git), and manipulation of APIs (e.g.
Postman)Intermediate to expert level scripting ability with PowerShell and BashCloud-based (AWS, Azure, GCP) environment deployment and management experienceExperience with the deployment, configuration, management, and maintenance of at least three (3) of the following:Configuration Management tools and technologies (Chef, Salt, Ansible) including hardening/securing applications and operating systems against baselines (CIS, DISA STIG)Enterprise configuration of Windows and Linux (Red Hat and Debian-based) operating systemsCentralized authentication and directory services (e.g.
Active Directory, Red Hat Identity Manager)Vulnerability management and scanning experience (OS, web applications, database)Host-based IDS/IPS and anti-malware tools and technologiesMulti-Factor authentication, deployment and configurationOrganized and capable of providing formal documentationFlourishes in both cooperative and autonomous work environmentsExcellent communication and client-facing skillsSelf-motivated and takes initiative to enhance or improve processes, procedures, and solutions.Bonus PointsContinuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) tools and technology experienceProficient knowledge of NIST 800-53-based compliance frameworks (e.g.
FedRAMP, FISMA)Enterprise-level patch/update management deployment and maintenance experienceSingle-Sign-On (SSO) implementation and management experienceNetwork Admin experience / certificationsDatabase Admin experience / certificationsIndustry certifications (CISSP, CEH, CASP, etc.)Why you'll want to join usPassionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and contribute.
That’s what it takes to be a part of the Coalfire team.
We work together to tackle the toughest cybersecurity challenges and help our clients become more secure and successful.
We are trusted advisors who are committed to shaping our industry.
At Coalfire, our people have the opportunity to expand their minds and skills, build meaningful relationships with the industry’s smartest minds, and have a direct impact on our company’s success.
Along with energetic culture and supportive environment, you’ll have the flexibility to balance your personal and work life and grow personally and professionally.
We work hard, and we play hard – and the two often overlap.
We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities.
Plus, we offer great benefits, including:Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contributionFlexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)A generous 401(k) planA corporate wellness programTuition reimbursementA kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beveragesCoalfire is an EEO employer.
LI-LS1Job SummaryID: 2019-2949Type: Regular Full-Time