Careers

Careers

Become part of the Earthling team.

At Earthling, we believe in inspiring our team to achieve their full potential. That's why we nurture and develop the skill-sets of all team members through education and training, keeping Earthling Security at the top of our industry.

If you would like to apply for a role that is not listed below, please submit a resume below along with a description of your position(s) of interest.

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Current Positions Available

Cloud Security Engineer

Cloud Security Engineer

Cloud Security Engineer, Operations SME – This Cloud Security Operations role will be focused on incorporating security operations experience into all the team’s meetings, writings and other deliverables and will work collaboratively with a team of security engineers on various projects, white papers and trusted advisor roles to advance the security initiatives of our clients.  The specific skills required for this position include:

  • Really strong Azure architecture and deployment;
  • Really strong FISMA/FedRAMP and assessment and at least either AWS or Azure architecture and deployment;
  • Really strong FISMA/FedRAMP documentation and preassessment and at least either AWS or Azure architecture and deployment;
  • Really strong technical / cloud architecture – security in the cloud and security of the cloud and at least either AWS or Azure architecture and deployment;
  • Architecture  experience;
  • AWS, Cloud computing;
  • Proven customer facing effectiveness;
  • Previous experience (at least 3 years) working in a Security Operations Center, or other highly operational security role in a large organization;
  • Familiarity with SIEMS, Big Data, Correlation, Search and Forensics tools;
  • Broad and deep knowledge of incident response activities and strategies;
  • Deep familiarity with Cloud and Cloud Security concepts;
  • Expertise with security testing and categorization of security findings/events;
  • Has been involved with the automation of tools or processes;
  • Understands the full security engineering lifecycle from physical to application to human, and from requirements to deployment;
  • Understands DevOps concepts, tools (Containers, CI\CD, automation etc.) and emerging technologies;
  • Has very clear communication skills;
  • BS degree (at minimum) in any field;
  • CISSP / GSEC certification or equivalent preferred;
  • AWS certifications preferred;
  • At least 6 years of security engineering experience;
  • At least 10 years overall IT experience in a technical, hands-on capacity.
 
Research Project Manager

Research Project Manager

As a Research Project Manager, you will be managing budgets of high-dollar value, management of research resources and supplier relationships, coordination of various meetings and tasks across diverse teams in addition to supporting the allocation of common project resources. Incumbent must be able to work effectively, both independently and in complex teams, across multiple projects on a concurrent basis.

Principal Accountabilities:

DATA FACILITY PROJECT MANAGEMENT & PLANNING
  • Help develop and document project plans including timelines, schedules, resources/software/hardware requirements and deliverables;
  • Track and report project timelines and progress to the Data Facility team. Report on barriers to progress and propose solutions;
  • Help coordinate large projects by designing and maintaining a schedule of regular meetings at various levels of project interaction (engineers, researchers, partners, stakeholders, etc.);
  • Work with data privacy officer to negotiate data use agreements;
  • Assist in the preparation of meeting agendas, notes, scope of work documents, draft reports and presentations;
  • Communicate and collaborate with faculty members, engineers and other researchers within and across project groups, partners, and external organizations, as needed.
BUDGET & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
  • Ensure projects are resourced and implemented correctly, within budget and on time;
  • Budget expenses for projects and general research; track and report on those budgets to the Data Facility Principal Investigator;
  • Work closely with CUSP’s grants manager and finance manager to control and monitor program cost summaries, revising budgets as necessary for approval by PI;
  • Ensure our client research policies are adhered to including data privacy, risk management, data stewardship, intellectual property and security.
SPONSORED RESEARCH PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • Assist Data Facility Principal Investigator with research contract development and grant writing;
  • Coordinate grant writing and submission, including budget compliance;
  • Assist in crafting proposed scope of work documents coordinating, as necessary, with third party vendors and team partners;
  • Oversee staff recruitment processes (e.g. consultants, students, etc.) and equipment purchases;
  • Work closely with sponsored research administration to help coordinate grant activities related to sub awards and sub contracts;
  • Coordinate the documentation of all items necessary for reporting and ensure that all reports are in compliance and submitted on time;
  • Guide administrative staff in the submission of travel expenses and other grant disbursements.

Position Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

Five years of relevant project management experience including:

  • Experience with Infrastructure project management;
  • Experience with managing an interdisciplinary team;
  • Experience with coordination with external stakeholders;
  • Experience developing project plans which identify key issues, problems, timetables and resources;
  • Experience with tracking the projects and tracking and reporting on budgets;
  • Experience acting as liaison, problem solver, and facilitator;
  • Experience planning and facilitating meetings;
  • Experience with project management software.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES*:
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills;
  • Ability to think strategically to execute both short and long term technology planning;
  • Ability to work independently and deal effectively with multiple heterogeneous teams;
  • Detail oriented with strong budget management skills;
  • Background knowledge in computer or social science;
  • Familiarity with information technology;
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

*Some travel may be required.

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

Masters or PhD degree

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

Demonstrated experience with grant and contract proposal development. Demonstrated strong writing and communication skills. Demonstrated experience successfully managing government sponsored research projects involving large data collection projects. Prior experience in analytic or managerial roles in research teams or industry preferred. Prior experience in Systems or Network administration is also a plus.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

PMP certification or equivalent certification. Familiarity with Python, Jupyter, SQL, programming languages and information architecture and design. Familiarity with academic research standards and laws addressing confidential data is also a plus.

Senior FedRAMP Specialist

Senior FedRAMP Specialist

As a Senior FedRAMP Specialist, you will lead a proactive team of IT experts and engage with forward-thinking organizations. Our team looks to you to encourgage and guide important discussions on information risk and security with technical and non-technical groups. Your work has a direct impact on keeping client data safe and secure, which effects our clients' competitive advantage and reputation.

  • Research and assess cyber security policy, procedure, legislation, and implementation
  • Identify, research, and solve problems and challenges related to compliance and enterprise-level data security
  • Work with a team to design and deploy security architecture & automation for threat detection, tactical response, and recovery processes
  • Perform compliance, security, and risk assessments for pre-launch and existing systems
  • Perform testing and review of compliance and security controls
  • Develop and automate programs for enterprise information security and its realted components
  • Assess and remidiate compliance according to federal legislation across multiple platforms and industries (e.g. HIPAA, FedRAMP, PCI, etc)
Mid-Level and Junior FedRAMP Specialist

Mid-Level & Junior FedRAMP Specialist

As a FedRAMP specialist, you will lead a proactive team of IT experts and engage with forward-thinking organizations. Support and guide important discussions on information risk and security with technical and non-technical groups. Your work has a direct impact on keeping client data safe and secure, which effects our clients' competitive advantage and reputation.
  • Research and assess cyber security policy, procedure, legislation, and implementation
  • Identify, research, and solve problems and challenges related to compliance and enterprise-level data security
  • Work with a team to design and deploy security architecture & automation for threat detection, tactical response, and recovery processes
  • Perform compliance, security, and risk assessments for pre-launch and existing systems
  • Perform testing and review of compliance and security controls
  • Develop and automate programs for enterprise information security and its realted components
  • Assess and remidiate compliance according to federal legislation across multiple platforms and industries (e.g. HIPAA, FedRAMP, PCI, etc)
Senior Assessor
Coming Soon!
Cloud Security Architect (AWS/Azure/VMware)

Cloud Security Architect

As a Cloud Security Architect, you will assist customers in migrations to industry leading cloud ecosystems while establishing and maintaining a high level of security and compliance. Your position will assume technical leadership and interface directly with the customer stakeholders. Your work has a direct impact on keeping client data safe and secure, which effects our clients' competitive advantage and reputation.

  • Spearhead cloud recommendations as the primary author on migration plans
  • Work with technical teams to architect and implement next generation cloud information systems
  • Research current architecture and mission requirements of clients in order to assess legacy systems for cloud and security readiness
  • Navigate and select ecosystem security features that meet a client's individualized security requirements
  • Work with techinical teams to resolve issues during migration and architect solutions
AWS DevOps Specialist
Coming Soon!
Federal Sales Representative
Coming Soon!
Linux System Administrator
Coming Soon!
Security Engineer
Coming Soon!
IT Security Policy Analyst
Coming Soon!

New Positions Available

Position # 1 - Senior AWS Cloud Architect Engineer

Senior AWS Cloud Architect Engineer

Role: AWS Rockstar 
Responsibility: Support Federal & Commercial clients
Location: 90% Remote
Type: FT, Contract to Hire or 1099
Level: Mid-Senior
       
Skills Required: Rating: 1-5 Description
Amazon Web Services 4-5 Preferably able to design and implement secure cloud infrastructures
Microsoft Azure  3 Preferably able to design and implement secure cloud infrastructures
Ansible, Chef, Puppet  (or equivalent) 4 Preferably able to design and implement secure cloud infrastructures
Docker, Kubernetes, ECS etc. 5 Preferably able to design and implement secure cloud infrastructures
Database Design, Management 4 Preferably able to design and implement secure database infrastructures in AWS
Hadoop, Big Data stacks 3-5 Preferably able to design and implement secure Hadoop, Data Lake or similar
Firewall, ELB, VPN, UTM 4 Preferably able to design and implement Nagios UTM \ Firewall and VPN
Splunk, AlienVault, ElasicSearch etc. 4 Design, Implement and manage SIEM tools
Nagios Monitor (or equivalent) 3 Implement and use for performance and security monitoring
CloudFormation (or equivalent) 3 Write scripts for automation, configuration management, deployment & standardization
Documentation 3 Must be able to create concise architectural diagrams and written descriptions of systems, support SSPs and technical documents.
Communication and Spoken English 4-5 Must be able to communicate effectively and customer facing
Project Management 3 Must be able to manage multiple customers.

Position # 2 AWS Security Engineer with FedRAMP

AWS Security Engineer with FedRAMP

Role: FT Cloud & Security Engineer
Responsibility: Support Federal & Commercial clients
Location: 3 days in DC, 2 Days remote
Type: FT, Contract to Hire or 1099
Level: Mid-Senior
 
Skills Required: Rating: 1-5 Description
Amazon Web Services 4-5 Preferably able to design and implement secure cloud infrastructures
Microsoft Azure 3 Preferably able to design and implement secure cloud infrastructures
FedRAMP, FISMA, HIPAA Compliance 4-5 Must have strong experience with FedRAMP, FISMA, HIPAA Compliance
Experience writing FedRAMP\FISMA ATO Packages (SSP, CP, IRP etc.)  4-5 Must have strong experience with FedRAMP, FISMA documentation
Sophos UTM \ Firewall 4 Preferably able to design and implement Nagios UTM \ Firewall and VPN
Splunk 4 Design, Implement and manage Splunk
AlienVault 4 Design, Implement and manage AlienVault
Nessus Scanner (or equivalent) 4 Implement and run Nessus scans, generate reports
Burp (or equivalent) 3 Implement and run Webinspect scans, generate reports
Nagios Monitor (or equivalent) 3 Implement and use for performance and security monitoring
Ansible, Chef, Puppet  (or equivalent) 4 Write scripts for automation, configuration management, deployment & standardization
CloudFormation (or equivalent) 3 Write scripts for automation, configuration management, deployment & standardization
WSUS (or equivalent patch management tool) 4 Design, install and use for patch management for servers
APT \ YUM  (or equivalent patch management tool) 4 Design, install and use for patch management for servers
CIS Benchmarks  4 Design and deploy and test when applications are deployed on CIS servers, run compliance scans against CIS servers
Documentation  5 Must be able to create concise architectural diagrams and written descriptions of systems, support SSPs and technical documents.
Communication and Spoken English 5 Must be able to communicate effectively and customer facing
Project Management 5 Must be able to manage multiple customers.

Position # 3 Network Engineer (PT)

Network Engineer (PT)

Role: Network Engineer
Responsibility: IT, Security and Network Support of Client
Location: 1-2 days in DC - 90% Remote
Type: FT, Contract to Hire or 1099 (PT role also available)
Level: Mid-Senior
 
Skills Required: Rating: 1-5 Description
Strong knowledge and experience with Office365 administration 5 Must be able to support, secure, administer and trouble-shoot all standard and advanced Office 365 issues.
Strong knowledge of MAC laptop trouble-shooting (IOS, MacOS etc.) 5 Must be able to support, secure, administer and trouble-shoot all standard and advanced MAC OS issues
Baracuda Firewall Support 4 Support Baracuda web filtering, whitelisting, web security issues
Email user support 5 Must have strong email trouble-shooting and adminstration experience
Whitelisting and Blacklisting email addresses 5 Must have strong web security and filtering experience and skills
Bomgar 5 Must have experience with remote support tools such as Bomgar
iPhone and iPad Support  4-5 Must have strong experience and expertise in supporting iPhones, iPads and related IOS skills
Strong Communication (Written and Spoken) 5 Must have strong verbal and written english
Sophos Endpoint Protection 4 Must have experience with endpoint security software e.g. Antivirus etc.
Report and fix issue within 5 min (The person has to be always available) 5 Must be available during business hours but ready to respond immediately and within SLA terms (text, WhatsApp, email, phone)
Strong customer management skills 5 Highly responsive, understands customer satisfaction principles
Strong helpdesk \ network support skills 5 Must have strong helpdesk and network administration experience
Printer Support 4 Must have experience supporting printers remotely
General Wireless 3 Must have strong WLAN Support experience
LAN Support 4 Must have strong LAN Support experience
OwnCloud  and AWS S3 or similar 3 Support OwnCloud (private dropbox) based on AWS S3
Documentation 4 Must be able to adequately document customer environment with diagrams
Presentation 5 Must be able to present technical and \ or security issues to customer as needed