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Founded in 1998, Tangible Security develops and deploys cyber-security solutions to protect our clients’ sensitive data, infrastructure, and competitive advantage. We have served our nation’s most security conscious government organizations with military grade requirements as well as corporate clients demanding more agile and affordable results. The value we deliver stems from the expertise of our people. They write industry-leading books (Gray Hat Hacking), serve on classified government projects, and deliver presentations at major events on critical security practices. They are the architects, pioneers, and sustainers of systems that we can seldom discuss publicly. Our cybersecurity products and services span: public key infrastructure (PKI) authentication integration/operations; enterprise cybersecurity assessment & testing; enterprise security program development; Governance, Risk Management, & Compliance (GRC); embedded device cybersecurity assessments; and secure development life cycle (SDLC) services.

One of Tangible's greatest strengths is its people—diverse, motivated people with the expertise and insight to tackle the toughest client issues. We're looking for hardworking, roll-up-your-sleeves people who like to achieve results and are dedicated to helping our clients meet their commitments. In return, we'll provide you with a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities to build your skills.

If Tangible Security sounds like the right place for you to make the next step in your career, then check out our Current Job Openings link and apply for the position that is the right match for you

Current Openings

Principal Consultant

Location: Manhattan, New York; Princeton, New Jersey; or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania metropolitan areas

Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Department: Commercial

Reports to: Vice President

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES::
  • Serves as either a project lead or supporting role when performing security consulting activities.
  • Serves as a company thought leader, acting as a resource to Tangible Security leadership and multiple client engagements in order to manage approaches to emerging threats and changing industry trends.
  • Develops and implements internal consulting processes and procedures and methodologies.
  • Leads client interactions and solutions deployments.
  • Mentors junior staff that are assigned to tasks.
  • Interfaces with clients to advise, resolve, prevent and mitigate risk, while maintaining an operational environment.
  • Researches, evaluates and advises clients regarding new security technologies or control frameworks.
  • Analyzes and manages security technologies to provide detective and preventative capabilities (e.g. vulnerability scanning, endpoint security, intrusion detection, network forensics, network and application security and security and event/incident management, etc.).
  • Assesses vulnerability, including preforming and leading penetration testing activities.
  • Provides incident response support, including some digital forensic support.
  • Conducts interviews to gain customer information and maintain customer relationships.
  • Conducts interviews for the Associate Security Consultant, Security Consultant, and Senior Security Consultant positions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
  • Security Strategy and Architecture
  • Security Roles and Responsibilities
  • Organizational Knowledge / Operating Procedures Risk Assessment Processes
  • Inventory Management
  • Change Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Access Management
  • Acquisition / Purchase Security
  • Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • Security Training and Awareness
  • Security Monitoring
  • Security Testing
  • Physical and Environmental Security
  • Network Design / Segmentation
  • Asset Classification
  • Data Classification
  • Security Policy Enforcement
  • Incident Response
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Directly supervises employees within the Commercial department(s), as required.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must have at least one of the following certifications: CISSP, SSCP, SANS GIAC, CISA, CISM, PMP, or OSCP.
  • Computer skills required: Spreadsheet Software (Excel), Word Processing, Electronic Mail, and Presentation Software.
  • Other skills required:
  • Knowledgeable of and able to interpret and critique emergent industry trends.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience applying one or more compliance methodologies, relevant to the customer (e.g. Payment Card Industry (PCI), HIPAA, ISO, NIST 800-series, GDPR, and NERC CIP).
  • Extensive understanding of Windows and Linux/Unix based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch/Router configuration, and Security.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills and attention to detail.

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Senior Security Consultant

Location: Manhattan, New York; Princeton, New Jersey; or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania metropolitan areas

Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Department: Commercial

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES::
  • Serves as either a project lead or supporting role when performing security consulting activities such as security architecture design and assessment, security program design and assessment, application and/or network security assessments and testing.
  • Leads client interactions and solution deployments.
  • Mentors junior staff that are assigned to tasks.
  • Assesses vulnerability, including performing basic penetration testing activities.
  • Provides incident response support, excluding digital forensic support.
  • Conducts interviews to gain customer information and maintain customer relationships.
  • Conducts interviews for Associate Security Consultant and Security Consultant positions.
  • Prepares and delivers risk analysis reports based on findings.
  • Identifies security risks and provides improvement suggestions.
  • Interfaces with clients to advise, resolve, prevent and mitigate risk, while maintaining an operational environment.
  • Researches, evaluates and advises clients regarding new security technologies or control frameworks.
  • Analyzes and manages security technologies to provide detective and preventative capabilities (vulnerability scanning, endpoint security, intrusion detection, network and application security and security and event/incident management).
  • Ensures timely delivery of quality work-product and deliverables.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
  • Security Strategy and Architecture
  • Security Roles and Responsibilities
  • Organizational Knowledge / Operating Procedures Risk Assessment Processes
  • Inventory Management
  • Change Management
  • Configuration Management
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Access Management
  • Acquisition / Purchase Security
  • Secure Software Development Lifecycle
  • Security Training and Awareness
  • Security Monitoring
  • Security Testing
  • Physical and Environmental Security
  • Network Design / Segmentation
  • Asset Classification
  • Data Classification
  • Security Policy Enforcement
  • Incident Response
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Directly supervises employees within the Commercial department(s), as required.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws, as required.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; as required.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: CISSP, CISA, CAP, CISM, OSCP and/or similar.
  • Computer skills required: Spreadsheet Software (Excel), Word Processing, Electronic Mail, and Presentation Skills.
  • Other skills required:
  • Strong understanding of Windows and Linux/Unix based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch/Router configuration, and Security.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience applying one or more compliance methodologies, relevant to the customer (e.g. Payment Card Industry (PCI), HIPAA, ISO, NIST 800-series, GDPR, and NERC CIP).
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to complete projects within a specified timeframe with limited supervision.

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Senior Security Consultant

Location: REMOTE or local to Mclean, VA

Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Department: Commercial and/or Federal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES::
  • Serves as either a project lead or supporting role when performing security consulting activities such as security architecture design and assessment, security program design and assessment, application and/or network security assessments and testing.
  • Leads client interactions and solution deployments.
  • Mentors junior staff that are assigned to tasks.
  • Assesses vulnerability, including performing basic penetration testing activities.
  • Provides incident response support, excluding digital forensic support.
  • Conducts interviews to gain customer information and maintain customer relationships.
  • Conducts interviews for Associate Security Consultant and Security Consultant positions.
  • Prepares and delivers risk analysis reports based on findings.
  • Identifies security risks and provides improvement suggestions.
  • Interfaces with clients to advise, resolve, prevent and mitigate risk, while maintaining an operational environment.
  • Researches, evaluates and advises clients regarding new security technologies or control frameworks.
  • Analyzes and manages security technologies to provide detective and preventative capabilities (vulnerability scanning, endpoint security, intrusion detection, network and application security and security and event/incident management).
  • Ensures timely delivery of quality work-product and deliverables.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Directly supervises employees within the Commercial and/or Federal department(s)department(s), as required.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws, as required.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; as required.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: CISSP, CISA, CAP, CISM, OSCP and/or similar.
  • Computer skills required: Spreadsheet Software (Excel), Word Processing, Electronic Mail, and Presentation Skills.
  • Other skills required:
  • Strong understanding of Windows and Linux/Unix based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch/Router configuration, and Security.
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience applying one or more compliance methodologies, relevant to the customer (e.g. Payment Card Industry (PCI), HIPAA, ISO, NIST 800-series, GDPR, and NERC CIP).
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to complete projects within a specified timeframe with limited supervision.

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Associate Security Consultant

Location: REMOTE or local to Mclean, VA

Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Department: Commercial and/or Federal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES::
  • Basic knowledge of information security in order to effectively help.
  • Determine and analyze information assurance and security standards.
  • Develop and implement information assurance/security standards and procedures.
  • Provides support for the coordination, development, and evaluation of security programs for an organization.
  • Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customer requirements.
  • Assists in establishing information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.
  • Performs analysis, design, and assessment of security features for system architectures.
  • Analyzing and defining security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and personal computers.
  • Supports the design of solutions that meet client security requirements.
  • Assist in integration and implementation of information security solutions such as Vulnerability Scanners, excludes complex solutions, such as a SIEM.
  • Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provide basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications.
  • Basic understanding of Windows and Linux/Unix based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch / Router configuration, and Security.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to complete projects within a specified time frame with moderate supervision.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: Security+, Net+, Others
  • Computer skills required: Spreadsheet Software (Excel); Word Processing; Electronic Mailing; Presentation Skills; Windows and Linux/Unix based Operating Systems; networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP); Switch / Router configuration, and Security.
  • Other skills required:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

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Security Consultant

Location: REMOTE or local to Mclean, VA

Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Department: Commercial and/or Federal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES::
  • Acts in a support role, performing security consulting activities such as security architecture design and assessment, security program design and assessment, application and/or network security assessments and testing.
  • Assess vulnerability of information systems through usage of various software security tools.
  • Interfaces with clients and technically manage security projects.
  • Assists in risk analysis and mitigation techniques.
  • Determines and analyzes information assurance controls and security standards.
  • Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures.
  • Provides support for the coordination, development, and evaluation of security programs for an organization.
  • Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customer requirements.
  • Establishes information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.
  • Assists with the analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
  • Supports the design of solutions that meet client security requirements.
  • Provides integration and implementation of information security solutions such as Vulnerability Scanners, excludes complex solutions such as SIEMs.
  • Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provide basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications.
  • Educates business/clients about policies, procedures and standards.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: Security+, Net+, CAP, ITIL v3 and/or similar.
  • Computer skills required: Spreadsheet Software (Excel), Word Processing, Electronic Mail, and Presentation Skills.
  • Other skills required:
  • Good understanding of Windows and Linux/Unix based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch / Router configuration, and Security.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to complete projects within a specified time frame with some supervision.

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Security Engineer

Location: REMOTE or local to Mclean, VA

Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Department: Commercial and/or Federal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES::
  • Supports development or technical investigation tasks in support of clients as a matrixed team member.
  • Effectively communicates security information to fellow security consultants and customers.
  • Uses technical skills to respond to threats and emergency security incidents in a timely manner.
  • Leads team in engineering solutions or improvements to prevent malicious activity.
  • Uses strong knowledge of computers and electronics to monitor and analyze data from various security systems.
  • Monitors and ensures client environments conform to all client-regulations, policy guidance and information security best-practices.
  • Assists with designing, developing, and recommending integrated security system solutions that ensure proprietary and confidential data, as well as systems are protected.
  • Provides assistance with technical engineering services for the support of integrated security systems and solutions.
  • Interfaces with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs.
  • Assists with configuration, validates secure complex systems, and tests security products and systems to detect security weakness.
  • Performs discovery and vulnerability scans on networks, systems and applications; and validates findings.
  • Assists in conducting penetration tests of client systems and applications.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: CompTia A+, OSCP, Security+, Net+, MCSE, MCP, MCTS, ITIL v3 and/or similar.
  • Computer skills required: Spreadsheet Software (Excel), Word Processing Software, Electronic Mail Software, and Presentation Software (PowerPoint).
  • Other skills required:
  • Experience operating and interpreting vulnerability scanners, penetration testing, and web application testing tools such as nmap, Nessus, Nexpose, Qualys, WebInspect, Nikto, Burp, Metasploit, Core Impact, Canvas, BackTrack, Kismet, Aircrack, and/or Wireshark.
  • Experience programming in one or more languages such as Python, Ruby, C#, C, Objective C, or C++.
  • Experience in a specialized area such as web, application, mobile, cloud, hardware/embedded, and/or source code review.
  • Good understanding of Windows and Linux/Unix based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch/Router configuration, and security.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to complete projects within a specified time frame with some supervision.

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Senior Security Engineer

Location: REMOTE or local to Mclean, VA

Type: Full-Time, Exempt

Department: Commercial and/or Federal

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES::
  • Leads development or technical investigation tasks in support of clients as a matrixed team member.
  • Leads client interactions and solution deployments.
  • Mentors junior staff assigned to tasks.
  • Implements and manages security technologies to provide detective and preventative capabilities (vulnerability scanning, endpoint security, intrusion detection, network forensics, network and application security and security and event/incident management).
  • Designs, engineers, implements and operates security devices in support of client activities.
  • Performs discovery and vulnerability scans on networks, systems and applications, validate findings and develop a technical roadmap to mitigate vulnerabilities.
  • Conducts penetration tests of client systems and applications.
  • Performs configuration reviews on network devices and production systems and suggests remediation guidelines/implementation roadmaps for discovered issues.
  • Leads or assists in technical investigation of security events.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university, or one to two years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certificates, licenses and registrations required: CISSP, CCSP, CEH, CCNA SANS GIAC, and/or similar.
  • Computer skills required: Spreadsheet Software (Excel), Word Processing Software, Electronic Mail Software, and Presentation Software (PowerPoint).
  • Other skills required:
  • Strong understanding of Windows and Linux/Unix based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch/Router configuration.
  • Experience programming in one or more languages such as Python, Ruby, C#, C, Objective C, or C++.
  • Substantial experience operating and interpreting vulnerability scanners, and penetration testing and web application testing tools, such as nmap, Nessus, Nexpose, Qualys, WebInspect, Nikto, Burp, Metasploit, Core Impact, Canvas, BackTrack, Kismet, Aircrack, Wireshark.
  • Significant experience in a specialized area such as web, application, mobile, cloud, hardware/embedded, source code review, using both automated and manual methods.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to provide a timely delivery of quality work-product and deliverables.
  • Ability to complete projects within a specified timeframe with limited supervision.

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Great Employees Deserve Great Benefits

And we've got the best on both counts! Check out our lengthy list of benefits. They're just one example of how much we value your contribution to Tangible.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance – very low contribution for employees, with dependent coverage highly subsidized by Tangible
  • Flexible spending account for pre-tax savings on health and dependent care expenses
  • 15 days of paid time off in year one through four; 20 days at hire for Senior Principal level positions and above at hire or beginning in year five through year nine for other staff, and 25 days a year after nine years of service
  • 10 paid holidays, including 4 floating holidays
  • Company-paid life and disability insurance with the opportunity to purchase additional coverage for employee and spouse/children
  • 401(k) with generous company match – 4% match of employee's eligible salary
  • Tuition assistance, certifications and training - up to $5,000 annually
  • Kudos, Applause, Ovation and Standing Ovation awards given in recognition of outstanding employees on the spot, each quarter, and annually with nominations by both management and peers
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee assistance program for help with personal issues, child care referrals, financial aid and legal questions, etc.
  • Travel assistance program provides employees and their dependents medical, travel, legal and financial assistance service worldwide.
  • On-site fitness facility with lockers and showers (McLean)
  • ADP Discounts (movie tickets, car, pet and house insurance, gift shop and retail discounts)