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Systems Engineer ( Dulles, VA ) TS8276925 - CyberSecurity

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Dulles, VA
Job Type
Temp To Perm
May 30, 2018
Job ID
Systems Engineer ( Dulles, VA ) TS8276925 - CyberSecurity
3 Month Contract to hire

Pay rate: Open

- Candidates must have Active TS/SSBI clearance.

- The IA/Cyber System Engineer shall have practical IA/Cyber knowledge and System Administration hands-on skills; responsibilities include:
- Understanding and communicating IA/Cyber requirements across the system development lifecycle (SDLC), from program inception, deployment and disposal.
- Completing RMF-defined tasks in accordance with key development milestones – SRR, PDR, CDR, PSR, and deployment.
- Supporting space and related systems, so the engineer should have an interest in applying IA/cybersecurity controls based on the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to space systems, i.e., across ground, communications, and space segments.
- Implementing security controls within COTS infrastructure: MS-Windows, MS-Active Directory, RedHat Enterprise Linux, and Cisco switches
- Preparing and executing security assessments in order to verify cyber security requirements are met within a new space system.
- Conducting cybersecurity vulnerability scans and analyzing results, supporting patch implementation efforts, and developing long-term cybersecurity compliance roadmaps.
- Conducting quarterly vulnerability compliance reviews and contributing to quarterly POA&M updates.
- Developing and conducting cybersecurity scanning and hardening activities on numerous operating systems and applications, to include virtualized environments.
- Developing and implementing information security continuous monitoring plans.


- The IA/Cybersecurity Systems Engineer should have a strong technology foundation with a BS degree in engineering, computer science, or IT management.
At least five (5) years of IA/Cyber engineering experience, with at least two (2) years’ experience in the defense/aerospace industry.
- Minimum of Security+CE certification, with first-hand familiarity with civilian, defense, and intelligence community implementations of the NIST 800-53 controls and RMF process.
- Candidates must have TS/SSBI clearance.