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SME III Security Engineering 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Req Number EHS20-0045  
Category Information Technology  
Division Eagle Harbor Solutions  
Location EHS Washington, DC  

Eagle Harbor Solutions (EHS), a Koniag Government Services company, is looking for a highly qualified, experienced and self-motivated individual to perform the duties of a SME III – Security Engineering to support EHS and our government customer in the DC Metro area. 

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

The SME III defines the problems and analyzes and develops plans and requirements in the subject matter area for moderately complex to complex system. Serves as Subject Matter Expert possessing in-depth knowledge or skills in a particular area such as information technology, telecommunications, security/cyber security operations, computer science engineering, software, mathematics, hardware, materials, business, state of the art technologies or program related subject matter. Individual has unique capabilities or experience not available under other categories or requiring unique program related training or experience. Individual may be a recognized leader, pioneer or expert in their field.


The SME will provide expert security technical advisory services to the CISO & CIO of the Organization.  The SME will conduct selected reviews of emerging technologies and practices and provide recommendations for developing security guidance and standards at the enterprise level applicable in the planning and implementation of enterprise cyber security services and technical approaches. Supporting work would include identifying security threats, including current and emerging classes of exploits, vulnerabilities, and risks, then recommending suitable mitigation measures and security strategies which apply to active the Customer’s security defenses overall:

  • Serves as executive subject matter expert, possessing in-depth knowledge of business, risk management, security engineering, and regulatory compliance
  • Assess, synthesize, and document customer business requirements
  • Connect cyber security goals and objectives with the business mission
  • Evaluate cyber security risk in the context of business requirements
  • Perform analysis of customer and industry specific compliance requirements and gap analysis of customer systems and procedures
  • Contribute to industry and governmental bodies
  • Develop strategies based on requirements, market trends, products, and technologies for use with customers.
  • Assist in developing customized cyber security programs for customers
  • Actively participate in client discussions, meetings, and business development opportunities
  • Actively participate in CCB, CAB, and TRB meetings
  • Assist the Program Manager with preparation of status reports and briefings
Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with NIST Risk Management Framework required
  • 8 years of program related experience. Substitution Advanced degree equivalent to two (2) years of experience.
  • At least one (1) certification with a focus on Cybersecurity Engineering, including CISSP or other technical certification. Other certifications or advanced degree/experience may be allowable in substitution
  • Experience and Competency with:
    • CSAM (or similar tool i.e. TAF, Archer, Xacta, etc.)
    • Privacy Programs (PII)
    • Incident Management solutions
    • eDiscovery/Forensic Management solutions
    • Governance & Risk Management & Compliance Support
    • Firewalls
    • Enterprise anti-virus management
    • Strong understanding and demonstrated experience applying a risk-based approach to information security and IT assessments
    • Vulnerability Assessment and Management
    • Security Strategy Assessment and Management
    • Infrastructure & Operations Security and Risk Management
    • Privacy & Data Protection
    • Use and compliance with frameworks and regulations such as FISMA, NIST (800-53, cybersecurity), ISO, ITIL, OWASP, PCI, GLBA, HIPAA, CobIT, and other data privacy and security standards and regulations.
    • Penetration Testing
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize duties based on shifting demands
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • College degree in Information Security or relevant field

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time.  The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress.  The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.  This contact information is used for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire on a status of your application.

Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance DoD Secret and able to obtain a TS  
About our Company

Eagle Harbor Solutions LLC, an 8(a) certified company, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, Inc., an Alaska Native Regional Corporation and part of the Koniag Government Services Sector. EHS provides a range of professional services for cyber intelligence and information technologies capabilities to the Federal Government, Civilian, and commercial markets to further the nation's national security and civilian service missions. Eagle Harbor addresses some of our country's most pressing challenges in the areas of Cyber Intelligence, Business Analysis, Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Planning.


Our Equal Opportunity Policy EOE Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88-352  

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