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Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 by Perspecta

Chantilly, VA 20151
Information Technology
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities

Work Description:The individual selected for Cyber Engineer position will support the Sponsor's Office of Mission Applications that is responsible for bringing data and capabilities together in a secure manner for the end user in an on-demand environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Providing technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Designing, developing and implementing security requirements within an organization's business processes.
  • Providing technical and policy interpretation and guidance regarding information security issues in support of ICD 503 accreditation activities. Ensure that operational security for cloud solution is maintained for information systems.
  • Developing and maintaining A&A documentation (SSP, Security Test Procedures, Security Controls Traceability Matrix, etc) and conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance Attained ATO in full cloud implementation.
  • Providing technical direction in implementing defense in depth strategies for sensitive workloads
  • Identifying deficiencies/weaknesses discovered in customer's systems and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities and non-compliance of systems, including infrastructure.
  • Utilizing applications and AWS services to support audit and continuous monitoring functions to ensure the security posture of system.
  • Performing insider threat mitigation, and alignment to NIST Standards

Desired

  • Analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts/theories for various projects
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Proactive self-starter able to work independently with minimal government direction
  • Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to explain technical issues clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
Qualifications
  • Well-versed in Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies and architecture
  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline.
  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
  • Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment
  • Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with Xacta 360
  • Experience working with scanning tools such as Nessus, AppDetective, and WebInspect
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently; self-starter
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with poly required
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Reference: 647484662