Expert Cyber Systems Engineer

Position Description:

The individual selected for this position will support the customer’s various programs in elevating technical analysis functions by integrating the science and technology data environment and enabling mission management through data-driven feedback. The customer seeks an engineer to architecture, design, implementation, and maintain a secure, customer-compliant Hybrid Cloud Architecture. The selected candidate will be charged with helping the Senior Information Officer (SIO) with “Getting to Green”.The Cyber Systems Engineer is responsible for providing feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods.

  • Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks.
  • Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis.
  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements.
  • Reviews test plans/procedures and ensure the validity of the requirements.
  • Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements.
  • Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials.

Required Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with FS Poly
  • TS/SCI with poly clearance required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Network Security/Engineering, Information Assurance, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a scientific or technical discipline with12 to 15 years of experience
  • Experience with various cybersecurity related items to include ATOs, A&As, and UAM
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience in cloud-based computing environment supporting and administering cloud products & services.
  • Firm understanding leveraging SecDevOps & Agile methodologies.
  • Demonstrated hands-on experience setting up, configuring, and troubleshooting network services, equipment and devices, such as switches, routers, servers, firewalls, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience should include an in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity, cloud computing (esp. AWS) and data/ application security technologies.
  • Have an established record securing various manufactures’ solutions such as Window and Linux to an enterprise level
  • Solid understanding of RBAC, hardening of an OS and required Agency documentation
  • Demonstrated experience working and interacting with other engineering groups to define, document, analyze, perform and interpret tests for products, systems or components.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking and use investigative mindset to comprehensively conduct technical Cl review/evaluation/assessment of technology solutions
  • TS/SCI with poly clearance required

Desired skills:

  • Experience securing legacy, Hybrid and Cloud-based solutions
  • Hold an active CISSP certification

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