AtCriterion Systems, we developed a different kind of businessa company whosereal value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills,talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. We are seeking a Technical Project Lead to support a position in Sterling, VA. The chosen candidate will support a largemission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver,and operate a network operations environment with new cyber capabilities toaddress emerging threats.
The candidate will leadthe Cybersecurity Tools Team that supports the development and implementationof cyber engineering strategies, tools and techniques to enhance a system'scyber-resiliency against existing and emerging cyber-threats. The ProjectManager (PM) will lead the team collaborating at all levels of the enterpriseto ensure project success and satisfied stakeholders. The PM is responsible forplanning and execution, and enabling the customer organization to achieve theirobjectives. The candidate supports presentation development and requires goodcommunication and interpersonal skills to convey findings at the technicalproficiency of the audience.
Lead and/or directengineering team engaged in the design, implementation and modification of ITprojects that span across functional organizations
Lead integration ofservice capabilities to ensure business requirements and expectations are metas defined in the service strategy and design phases
Manage engineeringteam; coordinate and control team activities, including technicalimplementation tasks, process reengineering, and organizational changeactivities
Prepare projectexecution plans and ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget,meet requirements, and achieve objectives
Identify and implementimprovements for the planning and execution of development to sustainmentactivities .Identify and engage appropriate technical and business resourcesneeded for successful project execution
In-depth technical andtheoretical knowledge of cyber defensive operations and technologies
Perform cybercriticality, mission impact, and risk analysis of recommended tools
Translate analyticalfindings into security "use cases" that can be implemented within availablesurveillance capabilities
Provide detailed andaccurate technical reporting of analysis results, as well as oral briefings oncomplex technical subjects attuned to senior management, technical, ornon-technical audiences
Bachelor's degree inInformation Technology, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, orrelated degree and a minimum of 8 years relevant experience. A Master's degreein a related discipline may substitute for two (2) years of experience. A PhDmay substitute for four (4) years of experience. Eight (8) years of experience(for a total of 16 or more years) may be substituted for no degree.
This position requireseither a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required ExportAuthorization.
Practical knowledge ofhigh-level scripting/programming language (e.g. Python, Perl, PowerShell, etc.)to extract, de-obfuscate, or otherwise manipulate malware-related data
Proficient with forensicanalysis tools and techniques to identify malware technical indicators ofcompromise and perform triage
Must possess excellentoral and written communication skills and critical thinking abilities
Capable of workingindependently and within teams to solve complex problems
Able to work acrossmultiple organizations, cultures, and service providers to synthesizeactionable information
Practical knowledge ofSplunk policies, filters and rules to improve event analysis and datacorrelation
Knowledge of Windows and
Unix/Linux Operating Systems
Background or experiencecybersecurity and project management
Must hold one or more ofthe following certifications in good, current standing: CISA, GCIH, GCED,CISSP, CASP or PMP
Must have a TS Clearancewith SCI eligibility (SSBI within the last five years)
Criterion Systems iscommitted to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an EqualOpportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard torace, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, maritalstatus, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any otherprotected class.