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Lead Cybersecurity System Engineer - Mission Operations Herndon, VA

Herndon, VA
2022-04-18 13:37:27
Job Type: Contract to Hire

Job highlightsQualifications;

  • This position requires an active U.S. Security Clearance, for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship
  • (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active)
  • An active Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance and special program access is required pre-start
  • Bachelorâ's degree in engineering or technical related discipline; ten (10) or more years of directly related experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable
  • Successfully completed a Tier 5 Investigation (T5), formerly known as a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) by the federal government within the last 6 years or have been enrolled in a Continuous Evaluation program such that periodic updates are no longer required
  • Ability to obtain a CI and/or Full Scope Polygraph
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III Certification
  • Experience working with government customers and government programs
  • Previous cyber security or technical leadership experience

  • 9 or more years\' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years\' related work experience, Master+7 years\' related work experience)Responsibilities
  • The successful candidates will be responsible for applying an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop, validate and verify life-cycle balanced information system security solutions
  • Implements appropriate Assessment and Authorization activities per JSIG, DoD and ICD 503 RMF, NISPOM, or DoD Overprint to the NISPOM as required by customers
  • Coordinates with the government customers, program management, system administrators, network and software engineers, and test and validation engineers on security related activities, requirements, and deliverables
  • Develops and maintains information system security documentation for program Assessment and Authorization activities
  • Identifies assets and assesses risks, threats, and vulnerabilities of the product assets in accordance with accepted industry, professional, and government standards to ensure security design integrity, availability, confidentiality, non-repudiation and contract compliance
  • Evaluates remediation recommendations and develops a mitigation plan including cost estimates
  • Employs system security processes, methods, and tools and assures their consistent application
  • Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify complex lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions
  • Evaluates customer/operational needs to define and coordinate system security requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces
  • Performs various analyses to optimize total system of systems and/or system architecture
  • Performs analyses for vulnerability, certification, system security, affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, survivability, susceptibility, regulatory, product assurance and other specialties quality factor into a preferred configuration to ensure mission success
  • Develops, maintains and identifies improvements for the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of security requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes
  • Resolves cross-functional technical issues
  • Local travel (25%) will be required for meetings with customers, internal meetings, etc
  • Works under minimal direction

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