Senior Engineer

ENG · Columbia, Maryland
Department ENG
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $100k - $110k

Located in Howard County, Maryland, Nteligen engineers solutions to the challenges of data movement. We perform proactive cyber threat mitigation in everything we do. Nteligen is not afraid to solve hard problems and is known to take on an array of different types of work, including software engineering, technical research, product assessment, security assessment, and cyber consulting. 


This position will utilize a mix of skills that will require the engineer to understand the entire context of a system and the IT risks associated with the system. The senior engineer will help define, design, and develop a risk model for data flow systems. Current tasking includes developing and writing risk based testing guidance documents and modeling threats based upon requirements. Additional Tasking includes software development and writing of unit and system tests of logging and audit systems. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in Linux system security and will have excellent writing skills. 


The qualifications for Senior Engineer include responsibility for planning, organizing, and directing research and development programs and activities, a degree in engineering, scientific, or systems management discipline, a minimum of 7 years of experience of increasing responsibility in the field of Science & Engineering or Computer Science, and personal experience in project planning 



BS degree in engineering or scientific discipline (4 years of professional experience may be substituted for a BS degree) and 7+ years of professional experience. 




  • 7 years of experience in programs within the federal government 
  • BS (or higher) in SE, CS, IS, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related field (4 years additional experience may be substituted for a BS) 
  • 4 years of experience developing software-based systems that operate on enterprise Linux or similar operating systems 
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Experience developing secure systems 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills 
  • Must have a secret security clearance 

Preferred (but not required): 


  • Experience in Cross Domain Solutions  
  • Familiar with Ansible or similar tools 
  • Experience with requirements analysis 
  • Experience with penetration testing 
  • Red team / Blue team experience 
  • Experience utilizing MITRE ATT&CK, CWE, and CAPEC 
  • Experience with JAF or JALoP or similar Audit and Log Subsystems 
  • Experience working with RTB, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, or similar compliance documentation 

*Nteligen is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or national origin. EEO/ADA/Veteran

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  • Location
    Columbia, Maryland
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $100k - $110k