Cyber Security Engineer Apply Job ID 2018-51142 Location Laurel, Maryland, United States Clearance Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
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 ourselvesto 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 waysnot 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 workforce14,000 strongstands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer
Selected candidate will:
Ensure the rigorous application of cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity services
Develop and design security solutions to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information throughout the enterprise
Identify, plan, and document improvements to security controls currently in place
Develop and document recommendations and courses of action (COAs) to solve complex cybersecurity problems
Develop and interpret cybersecurity requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assist in the formulation of cybersecurity/IT budgets
Plan and schedule the installation of new or modified security hardware, operating systems, and software applications
Ensure the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management program
Guide the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective cybersecurity program, including boundary defense, incident detection, and response.
Position requires an in-depth understanding and the ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity:
Ability to maintain in-depth knowledge and understanding of the DOD cybersecurity policies and the Risk Management Framework
With no guidance, conducts cybersecurity engineering research and analysis, provides recommendations for the implementation of security mechanisms, and provides educational briefings on the recommended cybersecurity mechanism
Able to contribute substantive content to the development of cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
Ability to maintain comprehensive knowledge and understanding of DOD and/or Intelligence Community (IC) engineering efforts, across multiple engineering disciplines
Minimum 10 years of experience with cybersecurity or information assurance
Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
Minimum DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level II Certification
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
Requires active TS/SCI with Poly clearance