Position Description

Cyber Information Security Engineer – Vulnerability Management
Location Washington, DC
Employment duration Full time
Security Clearance Secret Clearance Level Required
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OnPoint, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sapient Government Services, is a vibrant, energetic, and growing ISO-certified technology and management consulting partner that provides critical thinking, strategic analysis, and thought leadership in a collaborative environment in an enduring effort to improve performance, lower costs, and achieve results for clients. We are guided by our principles: Clarity. Action. Results—for each client engagement we work to gain clarity, move into action, and achieve results. OnPoint specializes in delivering solutions in Information Assurance, Network Operations, Project Management and Systems Development.

Summary/ObjectiveOnPoint has an opening for a Cyber Information Security Engineer to join an Information Assurance Cybersecurity team supporting the Air Force District of Washington. This position will be located in the Washington, DC metro area.


Essential Functions

  • Monitors, evaluates, and maintains systems and procedures to protect them from unauthorized users
  • Identifies potential threats and responds to reported security violations. Determines causes of security breaches and researches, recommends, and implements changes to procedures to protect data from future violations.
  • Conducts risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs. 
  • Provide solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of expertise and creativity. Problems are broadly defined and solutions require the continuation of specialized theories and knowledge.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments and risk assessment of all network systems including scanning and analysis of the target networks.  
  • VM Experience:

  • An ability to describe an effective Vulnerability Management program
  • Knowledge of general Vulnerability Management responsibilities
  • Strong knowledge  of administering ACAS in a (ideally) large environment
  • Knowledge of Red Hat, Sun or some other type of Linux/Unix system experience
  • Conduct network scans using ACAS and generate corresponding reports
  • Conduct web scans using Accunetix WVS and generate corresponding reports
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Programming knowledge of PowerShell, Python and Tenable Nessus Plugins and Audits
  • An ability to evaluate network changes and report on the security impacts thereto
  • Experience building enterprise images
  • Experience auditing networking infrastructure
  • Experience with Network and System log correlation
  • Experience documenting your work and procedures
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment


  • Knowledge of  Cyber Command Readiness Inspection (CCRI) (Phase IV) scoring process
  • Review Network and System logs for suspicious activity
  • A breadth of understanding of how computer systems work          
  • Basic understanding of computer networking
  • Ability to break down complex problems logically and resolve them
  • Ability to work on problems independently and take constructive feedback
  • Ability to baseline systems such as employing policies to enforce DISA STIGS
  • Enforce compliance with System Security Programs

Work Environment
Business Casual/Gov Site

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Some local travel may be required 

Required Education and Experience

  • A BA/BS degree in the related field 
  • A minimum of eight years’ professional experience with at least six years of Federal contracting experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Familiarity with DoD and Air Force Cybersecurity policies
  • Completion of  DISA ACAS training
  • Highly technical and detail oriented
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with Air Force organizational and rank structure

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

  • Candidates must have at least an active Secret clearance. Ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance is desired.

AAP/EEO Statement
As part of our dedication to an inclusive and diverse workforce, OnPoint is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at hr@onpointcorp.com or you may call us at 703-841-5500.



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