Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

Perspecta Inc. Chantilly , VA 22022

Posted 2 months ago

Business Group Highlights

Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.

Responsibilities

The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts support functions are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.

Position Description:

The Continuous Monitoring Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads the Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) team in policy development, community outreach, program planning and requirements development of the customer's ConMon program

  • Provide customer with recommendations on implementation/policies for RMF step 6 (Continuous Monitoring)

  • Coordinate and lead Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs) between multiple customer to develop policies, program plans and requirements for the implementation of the ConMon program

  • Manage/track customer sponsored assets' plan of action and milestones (POAMs) by working with various security stakeholders (ISSO/ISSE/ISSM/SCA) post authorization

  • Facilitate System Review TEMs to ensure that new/existing customer sponsored assets have the correct project regulation, data types/C-I-A impact assignments, and overlay assignments (with customer signoff) in keeping with ConMon program goals

  • Ensure customer sponsored assets maintain their security postures in accordance with customer identified Continuous Monitoring (RMF step 6) directives and policies

  • Provide continuous adhoc authorization-related daily support to both customer and programs

Qualifications

  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

  • Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Favorably adjudicated Polygraph

  • B.S Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification

  • DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM

  • Knowledge of and experience with RMF step 6 (Continuous Monitoring) policies

  • Experience implementing ICD 503 RMF Process and NIST 800-53, 800-137, 800-37 and 800-53a technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation

  • Excellent communications skills - both verbal and non-verbal

  • Experience in one or more roles as SysAdmin, ISSM, ISSO, ISSE, DAO-R, SCA or ISO

  • Office Automation Skills

  • MS Office, MS Project, Visio
  • Department or Team Lead experience

  • CISSP or equivalent

  • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience briefing senior customer personnel

  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment

  • Familiarity with Cross Domain Solutions

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Familiarity with customer's IA processes

  • Experience with RSA Archer and Xacta

  • Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer

  • Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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