2026277 Data Automation Engineer $215,000.00

  • Level 1 - Subject Matter Expert
  • Herndon VA


Position Requires a Top Secret (TS/SCI) Clearance with a Polygraph.

Seeking a Data Automation Engineer with a minimum of 16 years’ experience. This opportunity is supporting the customer’s enterprise data analytics group working closely with customer leadership to develop and maintain a security and governance approach for multi-tenancy on the Splunk SOAR platform. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree are preferred in one or more discipline, but can be waived if previous direct support to this agency


Labor Category: Data Automation Engineer
Position Level: Level 1 – Subject Matter Expert
Salary: Up to $215,000.00 per year
Core Hours: 9am to 4pm
Location: Herndon VA

Mandatory Requirements:

6 or more years of experience working within an incident response organization identifying threats and engineering solutions to autonomously identify and respond to threats
Experience with programming in C# and scripting in bash/Python/PowerCLI.
Experience with Splunk and Splunk Enterprise Security or comparable SIEM products
Experience operating and maintaining Splunk SOAR in accordance to a customer’s security controls and operational uptime requirements
Experience integrating Splunk SOAR with existing sponsor toolsets and infrastructure, to include Cloud SPossess multi-tasking skills, as well as be a good communicator/facilitator. Comfortable at all levels from developer to senior staff.
Knowledge of the complex network environments involving shared networks and multiple security enclaves.
Possess the ability to bridge the technical implementation (i.e. developer talk), into commonly understood security words. Often this is a skillset and is not an actual language, but frequently translation or a basic understand needs to be conveyed by the ISSE when speaking with others or in writing the documentation in order to ensure it’s easy to understand.
Document the various security control implementations as well as gather the artifacts that support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and ICD 503 Security Accreditation for various Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts
Document and obtain a general understanding of the architecture being developed or that was developed for each project in order to write the Systems Security Plans (SSP)/CONOPS in the Xacta application.
Gather the information by working with various team members in order to write various additional A&A related documents such as Contingency Plan (CP), General User Guide (GUG), Privileged User Guide (PUG), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), etc.
Support Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) reviews by ISSO/M, as well as the Security Controls Assessor (SCA)
Document the Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) implementation responses or mitigations, as well as provide all required artifacts (i.e. evidence gathering from the teams)
Coordinating with various contractor and staff personnel to obtain the A&A content, as well as working with various customer organizations to navigate the customer’s A&A process in order to achieve Authority to Develop (ATD), Interim Authority to Operation (IATT), as well as Authority to Operate (ATO).
Keep track of where each of the various A&A projects are within the customer’s A&A process in order to know when it’s time to re-submit for accreditation or an accreditation extension.
ervices, ServiceNow, Tanium, Trellix, Active Directory, Network Infrastructure, and Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Enterprise SecuritAn energetic and creative problem solver, comfortable working independently and in team environments.
Ability to plan and prioritize multiple tasks

Optional Requirements:

Splunk SOAR Certified Automation Developer
Splunk Certified Developer

B4CORP Company Information

B4Corp is a small defense contracting company that focuses on providing an optimum environment for mission-focused, highly skilled consultants to support the United States of America’s intelligence community and other defense organizations.  B4Corp provides a low overhead, highly efficient, high salary environment that allows employees to excel at meeting the client’s needs.  B4Corp is looking for information technology professionals that have a high sense of personal responsibility, self-motivation, and mission drive.

B4Corp’s dedication and care for its employees is reflected in our outstanding compensation and benefits package.  B4Corp’s benefits reflect the company’s policy of putting the employees first.  B4Corp’s maximum flexibility comp / makeup time policy, along with the company’s cafeteria-style benefit plan that allows employees to maximize their Benefit Dollars, reflects B4Corp’s commitment to its employees.


  • Outstanding Salaries


  • Full Vanguard 401k Plan – Featuring a full scope of investment options
    –       100% employer matched contribution up to 6% of employee’s salary
    –       Ability to max out 401k savings $57k ($63.5k if over 50)
  • Employees receive B4Corp phantom stock each year (2-year vesting period)


  • Medical – United Health Care (UHC) (multiple plan options)
  • Dental – United Concordia (UC) Flex Plan
  • Vision – Vision Service Plan Insurance Co (VSP) Signature Plans
  • Mutual of Omaha short-term disability (60% of salary up to $2,000.00/week)
  • Mutual of Omaha long-term disability (60% of salary up to $10,000.00/month)
  • Mutual of Omaha life insurance ($200,000.00)

Employee Referral Bonus:

  • Refer a friend or a coworker and receive $3,000 per year for every year the person works for B4CORP

Paid Time Off (PTO):

  • Seven weeks of leave per year (including ten federal holidays)
  • Flexible work schedule with comp time (with customer approval)

Tuition and Training:

  • Free CBTNuggets Online Training Account
    –       More than 200 online IT courses on a large variety of topics, including networking, security, virtualization, and the cloud
    –       Cisco, Microsoft, and Google
    –       Virtual Labs
  • Free L inux Academy Online Training Account

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