Cyber Security Systems Engineer

fairfax, VA

Industry: ALKU:Gov SysNet Job Number: 134307

Cyber Security Engineer

This  Job Requires a TS SCI with Polygraph

Program Background:

This program is responsible for cloud innovation for the customer. This program is going through a transformation that leverages the Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) to build big data capabilities. The Cyber Security Engineer will be part of a transformation that leverages the Amazon Cloud Services (AWS) to build big data capabilities. The selected candidate must be aware of all activities associated with the design, test configuration, qualification, certification, operation, and requirements of the product/project. The Cyber Security Engineer will support a large complex physical and AWS environment, from a coordination standpoint as well as communication with the customer.

Day to Day:


The Cyber SME will provide required cyber security system engineering and system integration support for enterprise Infrastructure and Application services including: understanding mission impacts as a result of new security services; supporting design, implementation, testing, and deployment of defense-in-depth security services including Threat Mitigation, IdAM, Logging / Auditing / Alerting, Encryption (data and comms.); supporting both Assessment & Authorization (A&A) as well as Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities, including coordination with Information Security (INFOSEC), and developing and maintaining required documentation. This person will be supporting the security aspects of the Network systems as well including firewalls (CISCO). 

Day to Day:

This person will support the preparation, submission and maintenance of Trusted Facility Manuals, System Security Plans (SSP), Security Concept of Operations (CONOPS), Security Requirements Traceability Matrix (SRTM), and other security related documentation for compliance with security features and enhancements.
They will support the documentation contributions of others assigned to the program from technical, support, and administrative areas. They will need to understand some RMF capabilities. 
They will support the continuous assessment of Cyber Control compliance for the program have experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) process and system security design, testing, and principles- but more importantly they will need to be able to scan for vulnerabilities for the network systems and firewalls. 



•             System security design, testing, and principles
•             Experience with network protection technologies, operating system vulnerability analysis and correction and methods to mitigate system-wide security vulnerabilities

•             Must be able to prioritize and execute tasks in a collaborative team environment within schedules and timelines
- some knowledge of  Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) process

-experience with COTS, Windows, UNIX, Linux and be able to analyze and define security requirements for local and wide area networks.
•   Physical and   virtual networking background


  A successful Cyber Information Assurance Analyst candidate shall meet requirements for the Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level III certification

AWS experience 

Job Type: FT

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