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IMC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB)

Junior Security Engineer (IMC00498)

Falls Church, VA
Travel Required:
Level/Salary Range:
Dependent on qualifications
Position Type:
Date Posted:
Posting Expires:
Until filled
Mandatory Job Requirements:
  • Must have a CompTIA Security+ CE certification in ACTIVE status
  • Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship
  • All applicants must have current DoD Secret clearance 
Applications Accepted By:

Email: Michelle Might, Corporate Recruiter,

Email Subject Line: Jr. Security Engineer (IMC00498)

Performs internal security assessments using manual and automated tools such as ACAS Nessus, SCAP Compliance Checker, RedSeal, ConfigOS and STIG Viewer; experienced with documenting remediation recommendations from internal audits ensuring information systems meet the requirements of Federal Government policies, standards, and guidelines from FISMA, RMF, CNSSI, NIST, and FedRAMP. Creates and updates POA&Ms from vulnerability scans, NIST SP800-53 rev4 and CNSSI No. 1253 security controls.

Shift for this position is Monday – Friday 9am – 6pm

Duties/Responsibilities: This position will include, but is not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Provide security engineer support, including conducting market research, evaluating products, and providing prototyping, integration, development, deployment, recapitalization, and operations and maintenance (O&M) support for a variety of software, computing, and networking technologies.
  • Ensures the orchestration of the operations of all security software, computing, and networking technologies within the support infrastructure.
  • Provide O&M support for security software tools, security computing, and networking infrastructure devices and systems.
  • Create and maintain standard tool Engineering Design Documentation and Test Plans for new and existing security applications and hardware.
  • Create Diagrams of Transition to Operational Support for new or revised solutions. This documentation encompasses the entire end‐to‐end configuration flow diagram and describes all solution elements.
  • Test the security features of point products being acquired by stakeholders at the request of the Government.
  • Perform work under supervision, as necessary.
  • Actively participate in all meetings such as, but not limited to weekly staff meetings, weekly training, Weekly Ticket Tag-Up, etc.

Essential Functions

  • Ability to collaborate with team members.
  • Ability to analyze a high volume of technical data and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical, and time management skills.
  • Broad knowledge of IT operations and systems.
  • Support a fast-paced transitional environment.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbal and written to support incoming customer support calls and emails.
  • Analytically inclined with attention to detail and accuracy and consistent follow-through to assure problems are resolved with the ability to respond to last minute requests.
  • Identify and articulate key information in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment when handling situational occurrences.
  • Analyze and recommend alternative solutions to meet customer needs.
  • Build credibility and trust with customers.
  • Identify areas of opportunity to improve customer satisfaction. 
  • Demonstrate excellent multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Support the team process and participates on cross-functional teams.

Basic Required Qualifications and Skills: Note: These are mandatory items that all candidates must have when making application to IMC for this position. Please ensure that your submission addresses each of these requirement items. Candidates without these required elements will not be considered.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in a related field.
  • Two or more years of experience supporting the Federal Government in IT security, network/systems administration, technical writing, and hardware/software integration.  
  • Must have a CompTIA Security+ CE certification in ACTIVE status.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated and ability to stay focused.
  • Due to a customer requirement, as a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment.
  • Pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • All applicants must have current DoD Secret clearance.  

Desired Qualifications and Skills: It is desirable that the candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Certified Ethical Hacker certification
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification

Background Information:

Innovative Management Concepts, Inc. (IMC), a Service-Disabled, Veteran-Owned Small Business, provides a broad range of information technology services to government and commercial clients. Since its founding in 1989, IMC has offered solutions and expertise in: IT operations and maintenance, cyber security, systems and network engineering and support services, data management, cloud/hosting services, software engineering and development, website services, software quality assurance and testing (including IV&V), and project management. IMC is certified in International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001 Quality Management, ISO 27000 Information Security Management System, and ISO 20000-1 Information Technology Service Management. Find out more about IMC at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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