Policy Automation Engineer


MindPoint Group, LLC

Alexandria, VA
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

MindPoint Group delivers industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, services, and products. We are trusted cybersecurity advisors to key government and commercial decision-makers and support security operations for some of the most security-conscious organizations globally. 

Our relationship with you is for the long run because your success is our success. We invest in your success through fantastic benefits (healthcare, generous PTO, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement, to name a few). 

Beyond just excellent pay and benefits, you’ll want to work here for reasons that can’t be written into an offer letter—the challenge, growth opportunities, and most important: the culture of a company that cares about you. 

A position at MPG promises you 

  • A diverse organization 
  • A safe workplace with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind  
  • A balanced work life. Seriously.  
  • A stable, established, and growing business
  • A leadership team focused on your professional growth and development

Job Description

We’re looking for a dynamic, confident up-and-coming Policy Automation Engineer. In this role, you will:

  • Be a go-to resource for all things Automation
  • Support development of CSAM Road Map to include all preparations & customizations of the tool, integration of data, and schedule for moving all of IRS FISMA reportable inventory into CSAM automated processes
  • Offer automation‐oriented strategic advisory and assistance services
  • Provide recommendations for possible improvements and upgrades
  • Provide input to the Risk Management Framework process activities and related documentation (e.g., system life-cycle support plans, the concept of operations, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials)
  • Engage stakeholders to help them strengthen their automation and security capabilities
  • Use creativity and ingenuity to solve game‐changing security problems
  • Analyze and offer ideas to improve security architecture
  • A strong desire to automate processes, build software tools, and create infrastructure-as-code solutions in a DevOps environment
  • Continuously improve processes and solutions to be scalable and highly available
  • Implement automated detection and alerting of anomalous behaviors
  • Write instructional materials (e.g., standard operating procedures, production manual) to provide detailed guidance to relevant portion of the workforce
  • Provide ongoing optimization and problem-solving support


  • US Citizenship with the ability to get a Public Trust required
  • Experience as a solutions architect, enterprise architect, or consulting delivery architect working in on-prem and cloud-based environments
  • 3+ years hands-on experience automating infrastructure in a cloud or on-prem environment
  • Well-versed in risk management and must have experience working with SDLC
  • Ansible Automation experience preferred
  • Background in Linux systems administration
  • Experience with and working understanding of FISMA compliance, experience conducting all phases of Certification and Accreditation
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and analytical abilities
  • Comfortable working with highly distributed teams
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and expand knowledge on existing technologies in fast paced environment
  • Understanding of and experience with CSAM is a plus
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Concise writing skills

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines
  • Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled
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