Info. Systems & Cyber Security, Sr. Associate

Jun 17, 2021
Jun 23, 2021
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:


The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.


The MIL Corporation is seeking an Information Systems & Cyber Security, Senior Associate, who will support a Federal Government client based at our St. Inigoes, MD location. This position may be eligible for remote work depending on contract/client and hiring manager approval.

The Information Systems & Cyber Security, Senior Associate will apply CTT, RMF, and IA principles to investigate, analyze, plan, implement, assess and validate Cyber Security of Customs and Border Protection mobile or tower-based sensor systems (NIR & VIS cameras, radars, laser illuminators, ground-based acoustic sensors, etc.).

Key Duties
  • Synthesize existing Cyber Security documented processes to tailor a custom approach in Acquisition processes for investigation, research, design, development, and test of system components/equipment/subsystems for approved posture
  • Apply systems engineering principles, to identify, isolate and resolve or circumvent cybersecurity problems.
  • Work with other IA professionals to develop technical solutions to problems, implement enhancements and upgrade system architectures as may be required to support cybersecurity concerns.
  • Update and assess software and processes compliance of system Authority to Operate (ATO) packages.
  • Apply Categorization, Security Control selection along with required artifacts utilizing eMASS for ATO packages.
  • Communicate security issues to operations and operation issues to Cyber program.
  • Provide information security expertise to system development teams throughout the System Engineering Life-cycle process.
  • Ensure Plan of Action & Milestone (POA&M) reports are maintained and that security vulnerabilities are tracked and remediated.
  • Define system security requirements, assess system security architecture designs, and support the development and sustainment of an Enterprise Risk Management Framework (RMF Accreditation package throughout all lifecycle phases.
  • Conduct certification and testing in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) policy; identify deficiencies and provide recommendations of risk mitigation to customer.
  • Supervise and/or mentor junior engineering staff.

Required Qualifications
  • Security + certification
  • 10 years of related experience; 7 years of related experience with a Master's Degree from an accredited college.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of direct experience with government IT systems information assurance activities.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of direct experience with government IT and/or network systems support.
  • Solid working knowledge of system engineering and system architecture principles.
  • Knowledge of communication systems, sensor systems, LAN/WAN network architecture, network topology and protocols.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Some travel required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Knowledge of C5ISR sensor systems.
  • Certifications or experience in related information or sensor system technologies.
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN network architecture, network topology and protocols, network cabling and interfaces.
  • Cyber Table Top (CTT) experience.
  • Experience with OS virtualization and SAN architectures.
  • Experience with of assessment and containment of cybersecurity incidents and interaction with CIRTs.
  • Experience with NIPR/SIPR networks.
  • Experience with HBSS, HIPS, or other cybersecurity modules.


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. Six (6) years of work experience related to the position or an Associate's Degree plus four (4) years of additional work experience related to the position may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.

  • All applicants for this position must possess a Secret Clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.
  • Able to successfully complete a DHS CBP Background Investigation.
  • US Citizenship required.

Why MIL?

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2020, 2017 Top Workplace Award, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine (South Carolina)
  • 2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
  • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.