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Security Engineer

Job Title: Security Engineer| Location: Bethesda, MD| Full-Time (hybrid schedule)

Description of Work:

PURVIS Systems is a technology solutions company that develops, implements, and maintains mission-critical solutions for Federal and Local Governments.  We have an immediate opening for a Systems Engineer to responsible for several engineering responsibilities in developing solutions for PURVIS customers.  This position will also be responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with their area of responsibility.


  • Developing and analyzing requirements, concept of operations documents, and system architectures to develop system requirements specifications and procurement documents.
  • Learning existing system architecture and capabilities to support the design of the new capabilities and enhancements.
  • Performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integrating, and testing of solutions and software (COTS and custom), which include requirements, supporting program reviews, developing concept of operations and interface standards.
  • Supporting the development of system architectures and performing technical and non-technical assessments and management.
  • Completing technical assessments of systems and facilities.
  • Developing technical and project requirements.
  • Preparing and updating customer design and policy standards.
  • Providing written and oral briefs on project findings and assignments.


REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field or related discipline.

6 years or more of experience in systems engineering, system analysis and/or testing, systems integration, or systems assessments/QA


Experience in technology system design, integration, and commissioning, with a broad and in-depth knowledge of current security systems preferred.  A good understanding of Federal facility risk management and security requirements or industry standards.  Experience in reviewing requirements and applying them to design reviews.  AutoCAD and Project Management experience desired. 

Candidate must exhibit technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, and executing assignments.  Must also have excellent written and oral communication skills. Must be able to work independently and with a project team while multitasking several assignments.

This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain a government security clearance to the level of SECRET.


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    Comprehensive Benefits for Peace of Mind

    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance
    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time
    • Sick leave
    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance and short-term disability insurance

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