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Cyber Systems Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

Chantilly, DA

Job Title: Cyber Systems Engineer Senior Technical Specialist
Location: Chantilly, VA
Clearance: TS/SCI w/ CI Poly
Compensation: Competitive, Excellent Benefits
Program Description:
The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) core and non-core support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts Core Capabilities are:  IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.

Position Description:
The Cloud Information Systems Security Engineer provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily Tasks include, but are not limited to:
• Provides analytical and technical security recommendations to the customer
• Lead for the identification of projects’ security requirements
• Provides security recommendations for systems using Cloud services
• Participates in network design reviews and security testing for the customer’s networks
• Coordinates with system development teams to ensure network security standards are being followed and implemented correctly
• Identifies additional security requirements, based on RMF or as the result of security issues that put the customer’s systems at risk
• Reviews and analyzes new systems (hardware and software) and provides recommendations concerning their security
• Reviews Security Requirements Traceability Matrixes (SRTMs), System Security Plans (SSPs) and other IA documentation for completeness
Required Qualifications:
  • Current U.S. Government Top Secret/SCI with Poly
  • An Advanced Cyber Certification (DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level III)
  • A certification in one of the below Cloud certifications:
    • CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional (CSCP)
    • CompTIA Cloud+ CE
    • AWS certification (Associate or Professional in Solutions Architect, Developer, DevOps Engineer, or Security Advanced Networking)
    • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
    • Cloud Certified Professional
    • Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect
    • Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge
    • VMWare Certified Advanced Professional – Cloud Infrastructure Administration
    • Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
    • Microsoft Specialist Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
  • At least 3 year of demonstrated experience providing security engineering to cloud capabilities and solutions in AWS, Azure or other mainstream CSP
  • Excellent communications skills – Verbal and Non-Verbal
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in networking protocols and concepts
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in software defined networking principles and technologies
  • Demonstrated experience providing security engineering support to capability migration from on-prem to cloud
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the NIST RMF
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in cybersecurity principles
  • Demonstrated experience with Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
Desired Qualifications:
• Demonstrated cloud architecting experience (e.g. AWS Solutions Architect)
• Systems Engineering (configuration management, requirements management/writing, architecture, interfaces)
• Knowledgeable of customer’s infrastructure
• Familiarity with customer’s IA processes
• Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
• Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision
• Experience briefing senior customer personnel
• Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
• Experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools (i.e. retina, HBSS, EVSS, ACAS)
• Experience with XACTA
• Familiarity with Enterprise Cross Domain Solutions (ECDS)
• Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain
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