Axle Informatics

Cybersecurity SME

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/29/2024 1:33 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


Axle Informatics is a bioinformatics and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and enterprise solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics and program management, we focus on developing and applying technology tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate the discovery in translational research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).



  • Provide Cybersecurity expertise and support across the entire program lifecycle.
  • Research Information Assurance (IA) and Cybersecurity policies, tools, techniques, technologies, and best practices.
  • Hands-On experience providing complex subject matter expertise for Cybersecurity programs and activities.   
  • Knowledge and insight in a technical and functional aspect covering a wide range of technical areas.   
  • Expert level knowledge supporting FedRAMP deployments.
  • Interact with Federal and Corporate stakeholders for incident response, recovery, and prevention.
  • Broad understanding of complex information assurance, cyber security, intel, infrastructure, operations, hardware, software, processes, systems, and tools.   
  • Experience developing detailed solutions, designs, engineering, environments, architectures, and provides expert advice and reviews for a variety of systems and engineering areas and oversees project implementation.  
  • Functional expertise in defining security requirements and developing security solutions for information protection.   
  • Experience with supporting IV&V and A&A activities.
  • Experience with obtaining ATO for federal systems.
  • Experience developing security policies and processes related to the protection of sensitive or classified information.   
  • Enforce and monitor effective cyber security policies and configurations and security event management within the logging and SIEM infrastructure.
  • Have a strong understanding of the enterprise network and how each component contributes to Security Intelligence.
  • Have a strong understanding of the tools & techniques necessary to efficiently identify trends and extract indicators from large data sources.
  • Understand and work with various categories of electronic evidence including media, email, and networks.
  • Keeping up-to-date with security trends and best practices.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, and presentation skills are required.  


  • Bachelors Degree in IT or related field.
  • 8+ years of hands on Cybersecurity implementation, support for federal agencies. 
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure and platforms, such as AWS, Azure, GCP and OCI
  • Understanding of security best practices and experience with security tools such as WAF, NIDS, and firewalls
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Continual learning attitude, with a desire to stay current with new tools and technologies in the field of DevSecOps


  • 100% Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage for Employees
  • EducationalBenefits for Career Growth
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • 401K Matching
  • FlexibleSpending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)

The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.

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Disclaimer:The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.


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