Cyber Security Engineer

Laurel, MD
Jan 14, 2019
Jan 15, 2019
Engineering, Security
Full Time
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 ourselves-to 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 US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not 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 workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities 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. Qualifications 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 - With no guidance, evaluates functional operation and performance in light of test results and makes recommendations regarding C&A- 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

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