Enterprise Security Solutions Engineer/Architect

1 month ago(11/3/2017 3:09 PM)
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Information Technology


NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


Seeking a professional and experienced Solutions Engineer that is specialized in Splunk content development to join our on-site client-facing team. The successful candidate will provide technical leadership to deliver enterprise security architecture, engineering, and implementation. Additionally, will collaborate with business and IT staff to understand strategic and tactical business, application, or service requirements, then translate those into securely designed solutions for the Corporate Information Security Office (CISO).

  • Provide guidance and leadership to determine, develop, plan, test, and implement email protection and security requirements for the enterprise.
  • Propose and implement creative solutions to eliminate malicious (e.g. phishing) and unwanted email (e.g. spam, “graymail”).
  • Provide complex technical guidance, oversight, and enforcement of security directives, policies, standards, plans, and procedures.
  • Develop project documentation including detailed security plans, security architecture designs, detailed security implementation and deployment plans, test plans, and security-focused operational procedures and training materials.
  • Prepare justifications and business cases for recommendations on cybersecurity initiatives.
  • Develop and present program status/metrics to CISO management.
  • Identify roadblocks and propose effective solutions.
  • Provide guidance on integrating Presidential Executive Orders and governmentally mandated security controls into the strategic email security plan.


  • Extensive experience (8+ years) of proven experience improving enterprise messaging systems and reducing email threats and unwanted messages.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field required; Master’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Certification in one or more of; Security+, Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC), or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
  • Cross-functional understanding of email operations, security practices and the user experience
  • Experience with architecting, implementing and operating email protection services in large enterprises:
    • Boundary messaging gateways
    • Security add-on tools for Microsoft Exchange
    • End-point solutions targeted specifically for email protection
  • Experience leading teams of network security engineers and coordination with external stakeholders.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Demonstrable understanding with Security Operation tools inclusive of products from SPLUNK, FireEye, Looking Glass, Intel, Endgame, StealthWatch, RSA, Tanium.
  • US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred), must successfully complete the government's security process (required).




NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.



NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit


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