Embedded Engineer

Full Time
D.C. Metro

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD


Position Description:

TechGuard Security is looking for an Embedded Engineer that will advise and support the DOD on cyberspace operations. The successful candidate will have significant expertise in Cyber Security Operations and expert experience in one or more areas of Cyber Security, such as Cloud Operations, Virtualization, or Automation. The candidate will evaluate existing systems and processes. The ability to perform troubleshooting at the system and network levels to resolve customer issues is essential.

Required Skills:

  • 7 years of related experience
  • Bachelors of Science Degree
  • Overseeing the project’s life cycle from conception to completion, with an emphasis on technical soundness and resource efficiency
  • Analyzing user requirements and usability metrics
  • Applying architectural and functional specifications to each project and provide engineering oversight
  • Collaborating with subordinate elements to create accurate and detailed systems and documentation
  • Refining and evaluating requirements, strategy and content needs
  • Enforcing development and programming standards
  • Researching and introducing new technologies to better support the mission
  • Assisting in creating in-house standards to facilitate streamlined workflows and processes
  • Overseeing all technology operations (e.g. network security) and evaluating them according to established goals
  • Devising and establishing IT policies and systems to support the implementation of strategies
  • Inspecting the use of technological equipment and software to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Identifying the need for upgrades, configurations or new systems


Desired Skills:

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) or higher
  • CCNP or higher networking certification
  • CISSP, or similar manager level certifications
  • Strong background in datacenter management and virtualization


Clearance Requirements: Active TS/SCI with Poly security clearance required.


Email resumes to: [email protected]

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