Senior Cybersecurity Engineer @Raft
DevOps / Sysadmin
Remote Location
🇺🇸 USA Only
Job Type Full-time
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[Hiring] Senior Cybersecurity Engineer @Raft

May 16, 2024 - Raft is hiring a remote Senior Cybersecurity Engineer. 💸 Salary: $90,000 - $170,000. 📍Location: USA.

This is a U.S. based position. All of the programs we support require U.S. citizenship to be eligible for employment. All work must be conducted within the continental U.S.

Who we are:

Raft ( is a customer-obsessed non-traditional small business with a purposeful focus on Distributed Data Systems, Platforms at Scale, and Complex Application Development, with headquarters in Reston, VA. Our range of clients includes innovative federal and public agencies leveraging design thinking, cutting-edge tech stack, and cloud-native ecosystem. We build digital solutions that impact the lives of millions of Americans.

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Cybersecurity Engineer to support our customers and join our passionate team of high-impact problem solvers.

About the role:

As a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, you will take on more responsibilities in the cybersecurity domain. You will work on implementing and maintaining security solutions, participating in security testing, and assisting with incident response activities. 

What we are looking for:

  • 4-6 years of hands-on experience implementing IAM, SIEM, IaC, and CaC solutions such as Okta, Keycloak, Splunk, ELK, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, or MITRE SAF
  • 2+ years of experience configuring & maintaining security tooling such as vulnerability & compliance scanners, SAST & DAST, EDR, audit logging, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience with AWS cloud security offerings such as CloudTrail, CloudWatch, Inspector, GuardDuty, Shield, Secrets Manager, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience implementing automated validations of RMF controls (e.g., NIST 800-53) in container or VM images
  • Experience with securing and hardening Linux virtual machines and containers
  • Proven experience in software systems development via CI/CD pipelines (Gitlab Pipelines)
  • Understanding of secure network & system architectures, virtualization & cloud technologies, application security, encryption technologies, and IPS/IDS technologies
  • Experience with defense-in-depth security engineering and conducting security testing against the environment
  • Working knowledge of DevSecOps methodologies & implementing security tooling within CI/CD pipelines
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies such as Kubernetes & Docker and related scanning tools such as TwistLock, Trivy, Zarf, JFrog Xray, or Anchore
  • Understanding of on-prem & cloud-based Linux & Windows systems hardening using DISA STIGs & SRGs or other industry best practices
  • Hands-on experience with relevant security documentation such as SBOMs, PPS lists, data flow & network diagrams, and SSPs
  • Willing to occasionally work in a classified environment such as a Closed Area or SCIF on a quarterly basis
  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the company excel
  • Obtain CompTIA Security+ or other DoD 8570 IAT Level II or higher certification within the first 90 days of employment with Raft

Highly preferred:

  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Go, Java, JavaScript, TypeScript, C#
  • Implement and improve development and security best practices by building necessary CICD pipeline jobs (Linting, SCA, SAST, Vulnerability scanning)
  • Hands-on keyboard experience with AWS Cloud offerings
  • Experience with implementing Sigstore and Cosign to sign container images as well as SBOMs
  • Experience with hardening application containers
  • Proven experience with Istio service mesh
  • Certifications such as:
    • CKS or CKA
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate or Professional
    • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Associate or Professional
    • CCSP

Clearance Requirements:

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility

Work Type: 

  • Remote (Local to San Antonio, TX highly preferred)
  • May require up to 10% travel

Salary Range:

  • $90,000 - $170,000
  • The determination of compensation is predicated upon a candidate's comprehensive experience, demonstrated skill, and proven abilities

What we will offer you:

  • Highly competitive salary
  • Fully covered healthcare, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) and company match
  • Take as you need PTO + 11 paid holidays
  • Education & training benefits
  • Annual budget for your tech/gadgets needs
  • Monthly box of yummy snacks to eat while doing meaningful work
  • Remote, hybrid, and flexible work options
  • Team off-site in fun places!
  • Generous Referral Bonuses
  • And More!

Our Vision Statement: 

We bridge the gap between humans and data through radical transparency and our obsession with the mission. 

Our Customer Obsession: 

We will approach every deliverable like it's a product. We will adopt a customer-obsessed mentality. As we grow, and our footprint becomes larger, teams and employees will treat each other not only as teammates but customers. We must live the customer-obsessed mindset, always. This will help us scale and it will translate to the interactions that our Rafters have with their clients and other product teams that they integrate with. Our culture will enable our success and set us apart from other companies.

How do we get there? 

Public-sector modernization is critical for us to live in a better world. We, at Raft, want to innovate and solve complex problems. And, if we are successful, our generation and the ones that follow us will live in a delightful, efficient, and accessible world where out-of-box thinking, and collaboration is a norm. 

Raft’s core philosophy is Ubuntu: I Am, Because We are. We support our “nadi” by elevating the other Rafters. We work as a hyper collaborative team where each team member brings a unique perspective, adding value that did not exist before. People make Raft special. We celebrate each other and our cognitive and cultural diversity. We are devoted to our practice of innovation and collaboration. 

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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