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Systems Cyber Security Engineer
Ref No.: 20-00150
Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Position Type:Direct Placement
Title: Sr. Cyber Specialist 
Job ID: 20-00150
Location: Huntsville, AL
Salary: Highly Competitive
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays, and more!
Type of hire: Direct

Position Summary:

As a Senior Cyber Security Engineer, you will work on the Information Solutions team in support of an ISSM at the Missile Defense Agency. The Cyber Security Engineer will provide support to multiple exciting projects and have the opportunity to assimilate multiple knowledge disciplines into solving complex problems.  Candidates must be self-motivated, able to work with little to no supervision, and capable of briefing status reports to the Leadership Team as well as preparing the reports that are to be presented. The candidate must also have a good understanding of the technologies of the systems they are assigned. 

Position Responsibilities:
  • Show applied knowledge of cybersecurity policy, procedures to systems and networking in an Enterprise environment in order to review controls and package artifacts for validity
  • Apply knowledge of cybersecurity policy, procedures, and workforce structure to develop, implement, and maintain security systems.
  • Review, and/or create/draft as needed, RMF artifacts such as Systems Security Plans (SSP), cybersecurity-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M)
  • Development and maintain Continuous Monitoring Plans, Support and Connection agreements, Disaster Recovery, Continuity of Operations (COOP), Admin/User Guides, and Incident Response
  • Review, analyze, and modify the software in support of events
  • Consults with customers and end-users to identify current issues and potential improvements
  • Ensures consistent level of quality in the design and implementation of software solutions
Position Requirements:
  • U.S. Citizen
  • DoD Secret Security Clearance or interim
  • BS in Computer Engineering/Computer Science or Cyber Security
  • 15 Years of IT experience, with 10 years of dedicated Information Assurance Management (IAM)
  • Must have 1 of the following certifications: CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC, CCISO
  • Experience in embedded systems design and/or controls
  • Experience in Systems Engineering related to Computer Engineering
  • Experience in Cybersecurity with a Systems Engineering viewpoint
  • Ability to explain technical information to non-technical audiences to explain complex situations to all levels of leadership, including SES/General Officers\
  • Capable of writing and reviewing policies and procedures for the Network and Enclave Environment that align with DoD and MDA directives.
  • Knowledge of Information System Security Manager (ISSM) Roles and Responsibilities and the DoD assessment and authorization process
  • Documented 5 years of IAM experience in the DoD Environment
  • Documented 5 years System Administration and configuration experience on Windows 7 – 10 including DoD Secure host Baseline, RedHat Linux, switches, and routers, boundary defenses
  • Knowledge of Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM)
Desired Qualifications:
  • 2 or more years working in eMASS for the DoD
  • Prior MDA experience with Command, Control, Battle Management Communication (C2BMC) systems
  • Authorization of Mission and Mission support systems
  • Applying security to systems and/or networks with STIGS or other security standards.
  • Process improvement principles and procedures
  • LAN/WAN design and security
  • Software Assurance
  • System Administration functions for OS, Infrastructure, or firewalls.
  •  Working knowledge of ACAS and HBSS
  1. Do you currently hold a security clearance? If so, what level?
  2. How many years of experience do you have with Information Assurance Management (IAM)? Please share a few details regarding your expertise.
  3. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  4. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  5. Can you please list why you left or why you are looking to leave your most recent employer?
  6. What is your "acceptable and "ideal base compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  7. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  8. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  9. In order to hold U.S. Security Secret Clearance, you must be a U.S. Citizen. Do you meet this requirement?

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