Information Security Engineer

Washington, D.C.

About the Position

APT is seeking an Information Security Engineer to work in its Washington, DC headquarters office. The employee will work with an experienced management team in a dynamic technology oriented company. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to build a long-term and exciting career in a rapidly growing organization. APT offers a collaborative, high-intensity and high-integrity work environment, competitive salary, health benefits, a 401(k) and more.

What does this mean for you?

The Information Security Engineer is responsible for designing, maintaining, and evolving the Information Security controls in place at APT. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Partnership during all phases of system development to ensure that appropriate controls are implemented
  • Management and review of security assessments
  • Development and revision of technical standards documents
  • Coordination of organization wide security initiatives
  • Investigation of potential incidents as required
  • Collaboration with management and functional leads to assess near and long term security needs
  • Various opportunities to grow professionally, expand skill sets and take ownership

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Drive to succeed and desire to advance
  • Solid knowledge of information security principals and practices
  • 3-5 years of IT experience with at least 2 years in Information Security
  • Expertise with security frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, PCI, etc.) and regulatory requirements
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with agile methodologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Industry standard security certifications such as Security+, SSCP, CCSP, or CISSP