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Cyber Security Engineer, Senior

Cyber Security Engineer, Senior

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Job Locations 
US-TX-San Antonio
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By Light is seeking a Sr. Cyber Security Engineer. The selected candidate will become a member of the team dedicated to the migration and administration of existing virtual and physical server environments to a hosted cloud environment. The target applications and systems are a part of a large-scale enterprise-level environment that forms the core of several Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) critical applications and support systems. The candidate will ensure systems and applications are configured and migrated securely and appropriate security controls are in place. The candidate will be required to establish and maintain the highest quality of Information Assurance (IA) while helping the government client meet their mission objectives.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Provide analysis of the security posture of existing systems and applications to ensure security is maintained during migration to the new cloud environment
  • Define and maintain security policies and procedures for the overall environment and individual applications
  • Collaborates with security analysts to share cyber intelligence and perform targeted analysis of threats
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments of the assigned infrastructure
  • Perform periodic security architecture reviews
  • Assist the Government customer with obtaining system Authority to Operate (ATO)

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Expert Understanding of Cloud Infrastructure and Application Security 
  • Highly developed organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal - must be able to communicate highly technical topics to those without a technical background 
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team 
  • Must be able to produce detailed and accurate reports quickly and concisely

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • CISSP certification preferred 
  • Veterans Affairs experience preferred

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Candidate must meet eligibility requirements for obtaining TS or High BI security clearance


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities