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Cyber Security Software Engineer

San Diego, CaliforniaPEAK Technical Staffing USA

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In this position the employee will give support to projects and obtain/maintain the regulatory compliances such as Certification and Accreditation (C&A), Initial Authorization to Operate (IATO), Authorization to Operate (ATO). They will need to be able to analyze and recommend security features on both the user and software requirements. An advanced understanding of maintaining all configuration management artifacts will be key to this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Cyber Security Software Engineer must have experience assessing an over-arching set of environments including hardware/system configurations.
  • Regulate and ensure best practices are being followed.
  • Identify where the business can best utilize resources.
  • Communicate status of the project to stakeholders.
  • Ensure risks are mitigated.
  • Be responsive to information technology guidelines, policies and directives
  • Implement and maintain security patches and alerts for all host software and hardware.
  • Knowledgeable in the C and C++ programming language.
  • Knowledgeable in hardening and securing MySQL databases.
  • Knowledgeable in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
  • Knowledgeable in networking.
  • Ability to write scripts in Python, Bash, Perl, etc.
  • Familiar with Windows and Linux Operating Systems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.


  • Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in computer science, information system or related discipline and progressive software development experience as follows; nine or more years of experience with a bachelors degree, seven or more years of experience with a masters degree, or four or more years with a PhD.
  • May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.
  • Must have an extensive expertise of software development concepts, principles, and theory and demonstrate extensive technical expertise and application of programming and analysis concepts.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required enabling an effective interface with other departments and/or professionals, and capable of representing the organization as a prime technical contact, as well as providing leadership and guidance to less experienced professionals.
  • Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced software development problems.
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Able to work extended hours as required.

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