Careers

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LP3 is looking for Cyber Security and Information Assurance experts Produce, Protect and Perform for our DoD and IC customers. As part of the LP3 team, you will guide our customers to produce capabilities quickly using proven streamlined processes. Together, the LP3 team helps protect systems with the right Information Assurance and security engineering applied in the right way.

Why join us?

Protect Our Nation

We protect the the U.S. from cyber threats. Team members are empowered to mitigate risks, detect loopholes while leading the cyber security industry.

Cultural Integrity

Lp3 values individuals who demonstrate professional integrity, customer focus, and the desire to take ownership of the impact they make on others in their everyday work.

Flexible Work Environment

Whether you live near our office in Washington, D.C., or hail from a different locale, we support flexible work environments. In fact, we have team members working throughout the U.S.

Grow With Us

We’re growing at rapid speed, which means unprecedented opportunities for career growth.

Comprehensive Benefits

Lp3 offers a competitive benefits package, including 401K, medical, dental, and vision and insurance.

Work with the Best of the Best

Our team is comprised of the industry’s best talent – committed to innovation, creativity and strengthening our collaborative culture.

Current Job Openings

Information Security Systems Engineer

Information Security Systems Engineer

The Information Security System Engineer is a senior member of the Security Operations Center, and is responsible for the technical security operations in supporting a large customer on a unique and complex contract. This is a rare career-making and learning opportunity for the right person – a make-a-difference role with a large impact on National Security. This position is a challenging role in a multi-contractor team supporting a fast moving program for multiple customers and/or projects.   This task requires expertise in CND systems and operations—you need to be the go-to technical operational security person.   Establishing a track record of reliability and trust with team members and stakeholders is crucial.

LOCATION

Oak Hill, VA 20171 (map)

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

HBSS management, monitoring alerts and status, and reach-back to HBSS resources as appropriate.
Performance in multiple areas of information security including computer network defense (CND), continuous monitoring and analysis, enterprise audit, security compliance, security event monitoring and analysis, data management, analytic rule development/adjustment, incident response and investigative support
Deliver technical security expertise in the operation of an enterprise class CND system, dealing with events caused by internal and external factors and the related mitigation recommendations for issues caused by process, threat and technology changes over time
Act as a trusted advisor to senior leadership with extensive evidence of ability to provide strategic and tactical direction in leading activities in support of team and enterprise objectives
Provide professional knowledge and experience of CND analytics and operations

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • DoD 8570-M compliant certification
  • Incident Response experience
  • Enterprise-level cyber security experience
  • 8+ years’ experience in hands-on CND operational and/or analysis position
  • Experience working on and supporting classified networks in the IC
  • Experience working in a team environment on similar tasks
  • Experience in cyber security tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Splunk training and experience in large and complex environments

Desired:

  • HBSS certification
  • Enterprise audit aggregation, logging, and analysis experience
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-53 and ICD 502
  • Network LAN experienc
  • Virtual host experience
  • IDS/IPS and firewall experience
  • Experience in threat/risk mitigation

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Security +
  • TS/SCI w/CI Poly
Company Description

LP3 is an innovative small company delivering Information Assurance consulting expertise to DoD and IC customers. LP3 is a proven leader in cyber security services nationwide, providing our customers with solutions tailored to meet rapidly evolving IT and cyber security needs. Our depth of knowledge and experience gained protecting our Nation’s IT infrastructure over the past decade allows us to offer the highest caliber of IT and security services to our corporate clients. At LP3, we consider our people our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters growth, respect, and integrity. As an employee of LP3, you will be empowered to contribute and make a difference on day one.

Network Engineer

Network Engineer

Connect the people who matter to the data they need the most. At LP3, our cutting edge teams are providing customers with the latest technologies in cloud, cyber, software development and virtualization to enhance intelligence collaboration and make the world a safer place. We’re ready for any challenge – are you game? Join us and learn what Inspired Work is all about.Design, engineer, and support data center and private cloud networking that will scale to global locations. Includes networking components to support data, voice, video, and unified communications traffic. Ensure design meets security hardening requirements as well as HA requirements.

LOCATION

Oak Hill, VA 20171 (map)

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

REQUIRED SKILLS & EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor Degree and an excellent technical background with 12+ years of experience
  • Ability to design, implement, and manage VoIP solutions
  • Strong research skills, excellent interpersonal skills in working with others
  • Professional presentation and communications skills
  • In-depth knowledge of MPLS, Frame Relay, OC-192 and above, and SONET
  • Solid understanding of EIGRP OSPF, and BGP
  • Extensive knowledge of Spanning Tree, VLAN’s, VTP, Trunking protocols
  • Proficient at troubleshooting L2/L3 issues
  • Extensive experience with Cisco routers, switches
  • Experience with network services and architecture (BGP, OSPF, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, LAN, WAN, WLAN, VPN,
    VLAN, VRF, etc)
  • Experience managing and maintaining network infrastructure (Cisco, Juniper, Force10, etc)
  • Strong knowledge of Linux (RedHat, CentOS)
  • Experience with VoIP (Asterisk, Cisco Call Manager Express)
  • Experience with Virtualization technologies (VmWare ESXi, Hyper-V, KVM
  • Experience in heterogeneous computing environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

PREFERRED SKILLS & EDUCATION

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • CCNA or any fundamental network equivalent
  • Strong background in voice gateways and session border controllers
  • Excellent understanding of wireless systems
  • Experienced with WAN optimization devices
  • Knowledge of load balancing devices
  • Experience with Wireshark and other advanced troubleshooting tools
  • Good project management skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
Company Description
LP3 is an innovative small company delivering Information Assurance consulting expertise to DoD and IC customers. LP3 is a proven leader in cyber security services nationwide, providing our customers with solutions tailored to meet rapidly evolving IT and cyber security needs. Our depth of knowledge and experience gained protecting our Nation’s IT infrastructure over the past decade allows us to offer the highest caliber of IT and security services to our corporate clients. At LP3, we consider our people our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters growth, respect, and integrity. As an employee of LP3, you will be empowered to contribute and make a difference on day one.

Assessment & Authorization Engineer

Assessment & Authorization Engineer

The LP3 team is looking for a Cyber Security/Information Assurance A&A Engineer. This A&A Engineer will serve as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) and will be responsible for security processes and implementation supporting a large customer on a new multi-year contract. Responsibilities include the performance, review, and conduct of technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies to the team.The ideal candidate should have at least 6+ years of experience in Information Assurance positions and experience with implementing and authorizing large scale systems. This position is targeted for both dedicated support roles and short term reactive support and proactive engagements where occasional, 2-7 day trips to other customer facilities may be required 2-3 times per year.

This position is a challenging role in a multi-contractor team supporting a fast moving program for multiple customers and/or projects. This requires expertise in Information Assurance and Assessment & Authorization for a large scale, distributed environment. As part of the LP3 team, you be required to work directly with our Customers as well as provide occasional consulting on related projects including occasional proposal support. This role requires a self-starting engineer that can work either individually or as part of a team.

LOCATION

Oak Hill, VA 20171 (map)

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years work experience or equivalent experience

REQUIRED SKILLS & EDUCATION

  • Expert knowledge and experience in A&A with ICD-503
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-53, DIACAP, and DODIIS security requirements
  • Experience with system hardening including STIGs
  • Proficiency in validating and verifying system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs for controls
  • Ability to design, develop, implement and/or integrate IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, virtualization, cloud, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements
  • Experience with building IA into systems and services deploying into operational environments at multiple classification levels
  • bility in assisting architects and services developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security controls and potential security functionality to ensure uniform application of security policy and enterprise solutions.
  • Experience with assessing and mitigating system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Knowledge of security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, and awareness activities for system and networking operations.
  • Experience with creating and reviewing A&A Body of Evidence documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content.
  • Develops and executes Security Test Plan (STP) in close cooperation with team members.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • ITIL V3 Foundations is desired
  • DoD 8570 certification (Security+)

PREFERRED SKILLS & EDUCATION

  • Strong knowledge and experience with NIST SP 800-53 and associated security controls implementation and verification
  • Proficiency in scanning systems and assisting the team in remediating vulnerabilities
  • Proficiency in the development and maintenance of System Security Plans, Security Compliance Traceability Matrix, Security Test Plans, and Plan of Action & Milestones
  • Strong Windows administration and hardening experience
  • Strong network and host security background in Windows
  • Hyper-V, SCCM, WSUS, and patching experience
  • Outstanding communication skills including verbal and written; Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Project, and other tools to communicate with peers and customers at all technical levels
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management in government and contractor teams
  • Experience ensuring systems comply with key government security requirements and demonstrate that through verification testing with government security stakeholders
  • Experience working on and supporting classified networks
  • Familiarity with cloud and virtual hosting environments

PLUSSES

  • Experience implementing a ICD-503 based A&A processes using XACTA
  • Security architecture design experience
  • Experience with ACAS,   and other scanning tools
  • Master’s degree in IA/Cyber Security/Computer Science
  • Active Directory (architecture, design, disaster recovery and troubleshooting), IIS and ISA.
  • Debugging skills in the Windows Platform
  • Background with Windows 7 and Windows 10 client
  • Experience with network captures and network troubleshooting
  • Advanced IT certifications – technical certifications such as CISSP, RHCE, CCIE, SANS, etc. is a plus
Company Description
LP3 is an innovative small company delivering Information Assurance consulting expertise to DoD and IC customers. LP3 is a proven leader in cyber security services nationwide, providing our customers with solutions tailored to meet rapidly evolving IT and cyber security needs. Our depth of knowledge and experience gained protecting our Nation’s IT infrastructure over the past decade allows us to offer the highest caliber of IT and security services to our corporate clients. At LP3, we consider our people our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters growth, respect, and integrity. As an employee of LP3, you will be empowered to contribute and make a difference on day one.

Principal SOC Leader/Investigator

Principal SOC Leader/Manager/Investigator

The leadership position builds, operates, and manages a team of Cyber Investigators, Cyber Security Analysts, and Security Administrators in a new Security Operations Center. This technical leadership position is responsible for the technical security operations in supporting a large customer on a unique and complex multi-organization contract. The SOC team will rapidly grow to secure and monitor three global enterprise scale networks of different classifications over the next year. This is a rare career-making long term opportunity for the right person – a make-a-difference role with a large impact on National Security.

This is a role where you can shape your team, help them grow, increase their technical capability and capacity, and shape how multiple organizations proactively handle cyber security into the future. This is a long term multi-year contract with strong growth potential.

LOCATION

Oak Hill, VA 20171 (map)

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Leading the cyber security operations team, including interviews, hiring, training, and managing performance of the team members
  • Effective coordination with other operational areas and engineering teams
  • Performance in multiple areas of information security including computer network defense (CND), continuous monitoring and analysis, enterprise audit, security compliance, security event monitoring and analysis, data management, analytic rule development/adjustment, incident response, investigative support, malware analysis, forensics, and cyber future roadmap inputs
  • Deliver technical security expertise in the operation of an enterprise class CND system, dealing with tactical events caused by internal and external factors and the related mitigation recommendations for issues caused by process, threat and technology changes over time
  • Act as a trusted advisor to senior leadership with extensive evidence of ability to provide strategic and tactical direction in leading activities in support of team and enterprise objectives

This position is a challenging role in a multi-contractor team supporting a fast moving program for multiple customers and/or projects. This task requires leadership expertise in CND systems and operations-you need to be the go-to technical operational security person. Establishing a track record of reliability and trust with team members and stakeholders is crucial.

KEY SUCCESS ATTRIBUTES

  • Successful leadership experience managing a high performance team
  • SME-level background in cyber security operations and incident response
  • Experience in IC component NOC or SOC environments
  • Strong network and host security background
  • Ability to operate secure solutions and analyze event related data
  • Ability to effectively communicate and advocate key security requirements and issues to non-technical and technical people
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management in government and contractor teams
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal person for this role is flexible and experienced SOC leader, with hands-on experience at incident handling, technically capable, self-motivated, and can effectively influence others to deliver accurate results for the customer. Creativity, personal backbone, and cyber security operational experience is required to be successful in this position. A mix of professional relationship skills and technical skills are required in this role.

TRAVEL

  • Rarely, but possible

Shift work may be required on occasion to train and mentor others.

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Leadership experience
  • SCI clearance within the last 2 years with current SSBI and CI Poly
  • Incident Response experience
  • Enterprise-level cyber security experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field
  • 10+ years experience in hands-on CND operational and/or analysis position
  • Experience working on and supporting classified networks in the IC
  • Experience working in a team environment on similar tasks
  • Experience in cyber security tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • IT security training

STRONGLY DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  • Cyber Investigation Experience
  • Knowledge of Forensic tools and techniques
  • Enterprise audit aggregation, logging, and analysis experience
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-53 and ICD 502
  • Network LAN experience
  • Virtual host experience
  • IDS/IPS and firewall experience
  • Experience in threat/risk mitigation
  • DOD 8570 Level III cert
Company Description
LP3 is an innovative small company delivering Information Assurance consulting expertise to DoD and IC customers. LP3 is a proven leader in cyber security services nationwide, providing our customers with solutions tailored to meet rapidly evolving IT and cyber security needs. Our depth of knowledge and experience gained protecting our Nation’s IT infrastructure over the past decade allows us to offer the highest caliber of IT and security services to our corporate clients. At LP3, we consider our people our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters growth, respect, and integrity. As an employee of LP3, you will be empowered to contribute and make a difference on day one.

Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security/Information Assurance Engineer responsible for security processes and implementation supporting the entire Intelligence Community on a new 10-year contract.   SCI clearance with current SSBI is mandatory.   Multiple positions are available.

LOCATION

Oak Hill, VA 20171 (map)

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Performance in one or more areas of information security compliance, risk management, security engineering, system certification, IT operations security, and incident response, product assessment, enterprise security engineering, secure systems management, insider threat analysis and protection, cyber situation awareness, attack sensing and warning, secure wireless networking and mobile computing, hardening Windows operating systems, secure workstations, secure data management, secure web technology, and secure protocols, authentication
  • Deliver expertise in dealing with changes caused by internal and external factors and in developing solutions and recommendations for issues caused by threat and technology changes
  • Act as trusted advisor to senior leadership with extensive evidence of ability to provide strategic direction in leading activities in support of team and enterprise objectives
  • Provide professional knowledge and experience of information systems security policies and practices.
  • Develop security architectures, and engineering system specifications
  • Conduct strategic planning and recommend implementation strategies

This position is a challenging role in a multi-contractor team supporting a fast moving program for multiple customers and/or projects.  In this role, you will execute tasks and support for the development teams on various projects. This task requires expertise in Information Assurance–you need to be the go-to person.  Establishing a track record of reliability and trust with team members and security stakeholders is crucial. As part of the LP3 team, occasional consulting on other projects as well as RFI and proposal support are also required.

KEY SUCCESS ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong network and host security background in Windows
  • Hyper-V, SCCM, WSUS, and patching experience
  • Outstanding communication skills including verbal and written; Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Visio, Project, and other tools to communicate with peers and customers at all technical levels
  • Scanning systems and assisting the team in remediating vulnerabilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management in government and contractor teams
  • Ability to plan, design, and implement secure solutions supporting mission essential requirements
  • Ability to effectively communicate and advocate key security requirements to the development team
  • Experience ensuring systems comply with key government security requirements and demonstrate that through verification testing with government security stakeholders

IDEAL CANDIDATE

The ideal person for this role is flexible, experienced, technically capable, self-motivated, and can effectively influence others to deliver the right solution for the customer. Creativity, personal backbone, and IT security experience are required. Information Assurance experience is required to be successful in this position. A mix of professional relationship skills and technical skills are required in this role. It will be an interesting mix of tasks from day-to-day.

TRAVEL

Occasional, 2-7 day trips to other CONUS customer facilities may be required 2-3 times per year.

MANDATORY QUALIFICATIONS

  • SCI clearance with current SSBI
  • Knowledge of NIST 800-53/ICD-503, DIACAP, or DODIIS security requirements
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a technical field
  • 3+ years experience in Information Assurance positions
  • Experience working on and supporting classified networks
  • Experience with system hardening
  • Experience working in a team environment on similar tasks
  • IT security training
  • DoD 8570 certification (like CISSP or Security+)

STRONGLY DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

  • Strong Windows administration and hardening experience
  • Exchange administration experience
  • Sharepoint experience
  • Network LAN administration experience
  • XACTA experience
  • Virtual host experience with VMWare or Hyper-V
  • Security architecture, engineering, and A&A experience
  • Experience with System Security Plans
  • Experience with Retina and other scanning tools
  • IT certifications–managerial or technical certifications such as PMP, CISSP, RHCE, CCIE, SANS, Security+, etc.

This position is offered by LP3.  LP3 is an innovative small company delivering Information Assurance consulting expertise to DoD and IC customers.  LP3 is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We hire VETS!

Company Description

LP3 is an innovative small company delivering Information Assurance consulting expertise to DoD and IC customers. LP3 is a proven leader in cyber security services nationwide, providing our customers with solutions tailored to meet rapidly evolving IT and cyber security needs. Our depth of knowledge and experience gained protecting our Nation’s IT infrastructure over the past decade allows us to offer the highest caliber of IT and security services to our corporate clients. At LP3, we consider our people our most valuable asset. We are committed to providing an environment that fosters growth, respect, and integrity. As an employee of LP3, you will be empowered to contribute and make a difference on day one.

LP3 is an equal employment opportunity employer and is firmly committed to treating employees and applicants for employment according to their experience, talent and qualifications for the job. We do not discriminate against any employee or client based on any legally protected status, which includes but is not limited to: race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or the presence of any qualified disability.

Employees and applicants are encouraged to report concerns about discrimination immediately, and to follow the reporting process outlined in the Anti Discrimination and Harassment Policy. The Company will not permit retaliation against anyone who reports a violation of this policy or participates in an investigation of a complaint under this policy.