Cybersecurity Engineer I

Bowhead / UIC Technical Services
Aberdeen, MD
Jul 25, 2021
Jul 30, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Description Cybersecurity Engineer I (IEWS-21-0976-W): Bowhead seeks a Cybersecurity Engineer I to support the PEO IEW&S contract in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. The Cybersecurity Engineer I shall serve as a subject matter expert on Cybersecurity/Information Assurance activities based upon a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, policies such as DoD Instruction 8500.01, DoD Instruction 8510.01, AR 25-1 and AR 25-2, pertinent laws, regulatory requirements and procedures applicable to each PEO IEW&S program management office, PEO IEW&S HQ staff, and other external organizations. The contractor shall: Review Cybersecurity packages (DICAP/RMF) for content and presentation of evidence of proper implementation of Cybersecurity requirements for the Designated Approving Authority (DAA/AO) . Provide feedback and consultation to Information System Security Officers (ISSO s) to ensure that Authorization to Operate (ATO), Interim Approval to Operate (IATO), Interim Authority to Test (IATT), and Approval to Connect (ATC) packages meet the PEO standard. Provide technical expertise to PMs in developing Cybersecurity Strategies (CSSs) as required by the Clinger-Cohen Act and DoD Acquisition policy, coordinate these CSSs with HQDA for Army CIO/G6 Approval in order to support major milestone decisions. Review and coordinate with appropriate stakeholders to respond to taskings from HQDA, PEO IEW&S Staff, CECOM Staff, other agencies, and Warfighters in the field as they relate to Cybersecurity for PEO IEW&S Tactical and Developmental systems. (Such as: Public Key Infrastructure & Host Based Security Systems waivers & exemptions, Windows XP, Vista, and Server 2003 elimination.) Maintain the APMS (Army Portfolio Management Solution) database for tracking Information Assurance accreditation status, and provide portfolio (acquisition) management oversight of all the Program Manager s projects, for FISMA (Federal Information Security Management Act) compliance. Manage and maintain on-line repository of current PEO IEW&S Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) documentation within all cybersecurity repositories (eMASS, Xacta), and the Army Knowledge On-line (AKO)-SIPRNET. Provide Cybersecurity engineering subject matter expertise. Consult with PM staff with regard to the implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and associated security controls. Serve as a subject-matter expert for the implementation of component-level policy, coordinate exceptions to policy at the headquarters level for tactical equipment and mission requirements. Identify cybersecurity requirements for systems in acquisition or development to comply with published RMF requirements, Cyber Tasking Orders (CTOs), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), policies, and analyze the requirements development and design process across the program offices of PEO IEW&S. Provide leadership portions of Army vulnerability management and Assess and Authorization (A&A) processes, including analyzing, reviewing, or verifying Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), evaluating the overall risk posed by vulnerabilities to Army missions, networks, and data, and making recommendations to the Authorizing Official. Lead A&A activities within established timelines, recommend courses of action for program managers and system owners to ensure compliance with FISMA, DoD and Army standards, and policy, and maintain an acceptable level of risk. Develop cybersecurity education, training, mitigation strategies, and cybersecurity awareness at the headquarters level. Develop processes to assist the Army in the development and lifecycle of information system packages; this includes creating templates and how-to guides for implementing waivers, documents, and other important system artifact requirements. Serve as a subject matter expert to provide technical guidance and recommendations to staff, stakeholders and leadership on all aspects of cybersecurity. Oversee product teams to ensure cybersecurity objectives are met. Plan, execute and provide technical expertise in obtaining ATO or appropriate interim authorities. Bowhead seeks to network with qualified individuals relative to a potential opportunity, which is contingent upon award and not currently funded. Please click the link at the bottom of this posting to apply for consideration. Incumbent employees are encouraged to respond. No solicitations or third party applications will be accepted. Requirements Bachelor Degree A minimum of five (5) years related work experience is required. Experience with the eMASS software tool. Experience with the Risk Management Framework (NIST 500-XX) CISSP+ certification. SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold and be able to maintain a security clearance at the Top Secret level with SCI eligibility. US Citizenship is a requirement for a Top Secret/ SCI clearance at this location. pplicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant s resume/application may be subject to verification. Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes. UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 USC Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance ( UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs. Link to Apply: #LI-JS1

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