Cyber Engineer



The Cyber Security Engineer will join the Cyber Security Engineering team as a Cyber Security professional, in Information Assurance, supporting the development and maintenance of custom solutions.


Typical responsibilities include:

• Technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS as well as custom-developed products

• Preparation of documentation to support Assessment & Authorization activities

• Arrange, support and/or lead Cyber Security activities for program sell-off of security related requirement

• Applied knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to support customer needs and requirements

• Preparing for, writing, and presenting trade studies, cost benefit analyses, reports and briefings as required

Job Requirements

Clearance Requirements:

Must be a U.S. CITIZEN with an active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance


Requires the Aptitude to:

• Apply extensive technical expertise in Cyber Security Engineering

• Full knowledge of other related disciplines

• Develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity

• Work without appreciable direction

• Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment

• Guide the successful completion of major programs and function in a project leadership role

• Represent the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects

• Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations


Required Skills:

• Demonstrated experience in cybersecurity to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including NISPOM and/or ICD 503 guidelines, directives and security mandates

• Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients

• Strong understanding of security design and architecture with the ability to recommend solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems

• Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documentation skills and experience in, at minimum 4, of the following areas:

o             Linux system administration

o             Windows system administration

o             Network component administration

o             VMware administration

o             Operating system hardening

o             Nessus Vulnerability Scanner

o             Vulnerability assessment testing, analytics and remediation

o             Software and/or Protocol(s) (LDAP/Active Directory, Tripware)

o             Certification and Accreditation (SP800-57, ICD503 preferred)

o             Developing System Security Plans (SSPs) and all supporting certification and accreditation documentation (e.g. XACTA)

• Ability to work in a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce deliverable products

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Project, and PowerPoint

• Willing to work overtime and weekends as required to achieve milestones

• Proven ability to collaborate with internal company contacts as well as inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters       


Desired Skills:

• Experience in the design and development of cloud-based systems, security architectures and analytics development

• Security Certifications in accordance to DoD 8570 (IAT Level I preferred); Security +; CISSP; SANS GSEC • Knowledge of software development lifecycle models (waterfall and Agile) and program lifecycle modes

• Experience in CONOPS / OPSCON development, especially in workflow related area to this domain

• Experience analyzing and decomposing requirements using DOORS

• Ability to the identify, manage, and mitigate technical risk

• Knowledge of Cost Account Management (CAM)

• Knowledge of Earn Value Management System (EVMS)


Required Education: 6 years with a BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or related technical degree; 4 years with a MS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or related technical degree

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