Cyber Security Engineer

Posted on Jan 20, 2019 by Systek (Systems Technologies)

Aberdeen, MD 21001
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Location: Aberdeen MD
Category: Engineer


The Cyber Security Engineer will design, implement and integrate cyber security architecture and framework for a satellite gateway network controller information system that is connected to multiple tactical and commercial satellites.

  • Support project lead in the design, development, configuration, integration and test of SATCOM Transport controller with Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security focus.
  • Work with senior staff members to secure the product from cyber-attack or electronic intrusion
  • Provide IA cyber and security focused input in design of the transport controller
  • Responsible for developing cross functional cyber security architecture and policy for the satellite system
  • Development of scripts to support IA/Cyber testing in baseline, contested and congested environments
  • Work closely with other SMEs from SATCOM Transport, Artificial Intelligence and Networking backgrounds
  • Ability to write test plans and perform analysis of test results

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • At least 10+ years of hands on professional experience in related field
  • Offensive cyber tools and techniques and defense mechanisms.
  • Virtualization, hypervisors, and virtual switching.
  • http/https, symmetric and asymetric keying, mathematic principles of cryptology.
  • Routing protocols, packet schemes, and active directory.
  • Operating Systems: Windows, Linux (Redhat, Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS)
  • Cyber management systems: Network Management systems (i.e. Solar winds), Host base security systems (HBSS), Intrusion detection and protection
  • Encryption Methods: Type I, Type III, Suite A and Suite B
  • Scripting languages (i.e. LabVIEW, Matlab, Python, Android)
  • IDS/IPS systems and technology and analysis techniques.
  • Firewalls, their rule sets, and trouble-shooting procedures.
  • Hands-on operational experience dealing with cyber analysis and network operations.
  • Strong knowledge in Cloud Computing, virtual machines, and container designs
  • SysML and DoDAF documentation experience
  • System engineering background, defining functionality requirement traceability
  • Strong knowledge of Satellite communications and modems
  • Strong knowledge of data networking
  • Ability to write test plans and technical reports pertaining to the networking products
  • Familiar with NSA certification requirements
  • Familiar with DoD risk management framework (RMF) and able to apply to project

  • At least 5+ years of System Engineering background
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or Cyber Security related field
  • CiEH (Certified ethical hacker)

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required with potential of TS/SC-I

  • Some travel is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


Reference: 619562798

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