Jan 14, 2020

Job ID 2019-3575 Security Operations Specialist

  • OBXtek Inc
  • Washington, DC, USA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Finance Government Legal Program Management

Job Description

Job ID 2019-3575


OBXtek Inc. is an established, award-winning, service disabled veteran owned business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. Our corporate growth has coincided with our investment in our employees as well as in outreach to our civilian and military community.


OBXtek is currently staffing for a Security Operations Specialist to work on a Department of State contract at the State Department in Wash. DC

The Security Operations Specialist identifies, reports, and resolves security violations.

They ensure that all information systems security related incidents and violations are immediately reported, data is collected, investigations/interviews are coordinated, and corrective measures are implemented. Provide detailed security briefings on a regular basis in support of customer organizational directives. Assist the systems security office in the effective analysis, operation, maintenance, documentation, training and ongoing support of security systems in maintaining security accountability and reinforcing appropriate security practices. Write and update various SOP's, KB Articles, and scripts as needed to affect proper security procedures are current in a changing environment. Respond to identified deficiencies and defects for systems, as needed. Provide security program remediation reports, procedures, and maintenance plans to various development and operations groups, for timely remediation of findings as needed. Provide support to system administrators to ensure systems are reporting properly. Monitor all systems on the network by reviewing and providing analysis of security logs and systems logs to ensure that security compliance is maintained.


  • 3-5 years junior, 6-8 years mid, 9+ senior years of experience in security operations and understanding of Cybersecurity and process and policy across DoD and Civilian agencies.
  • BS/BA in Business, IT, Cybersecurity or equivalent.
  • Linux, Windows Server, and workstation environment familiarity
  • Ability to develop custom scripts (bash and Windows Powershell or equivalent)
  • Working knowledge of various assessment tools including Tenable Nessus HP Webinspect, AppDetective, nmap, and related
  • NOC, SOC, operations, data center or similar experience preferred
  • NIST and RMF familiarity

Must have an Active Top Secret Clearance


  • CISSP or other IT and security-related certifications

Company Information

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People...Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers' knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.

We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.

As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.

OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.


Program Management  



Security Clearance

Active Top Secret

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