Senior Cyber Engineer

Full time
  • Columbia, MD
  • Post Date : August 8, 2021
  • Salary 130000k/year - 135000k/year
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Job Description

One of the top organizations in the cyber security field has an amazing opportunity for Cyber and Information Security professionals for the role of a Senior Cyber Engineer. The company designs and deploys intelligence, infrastructure, and cybersecurity solutions to ensure the most secure, accurate, and effective communication and information delivery possible. If you are a seasoned IT/Cyber Security professional, this might be the opportunity for you! Learn about the full details below.

The Company

  • The company helps clients better understand the cybersecurity risks they face, creating advanced algorithms and technology to detect and thwart attacks, or implementing resilient platforms to assess and strengthen system security, our experienced cybersecurity experts vigilantly protect the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of their most mission-critical information, systems, and infrastructures.
  • The company is a Small Business that provides products and services in the Communications and Cyber-Security markets with a focus on Information Infrastructure, Security & Assurance, and Intelligence.
  • Seeking an experienced and passionate Senior Cyber Engineer to manage engineering activities including analysis, design, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring.

The Benefits

  • Generous Paid Time Off & Every Other Friday Off
  • Company Sponsored Medical Plans (3 Options Covered at 80% of Employee & Dependent Premiums)
  • Company Sponsored Dental & Vision Plans (Covered at 80% of Employee & Dependent Premiums)
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match (100% of First 3% of Participants Compensation Plus 50% of Next 2% of Participant’s Compensation)
  • Employer-Paid Long Term Disability & Basic Life (for Employees Enrolled in Medical)
  • Ancillary Benefits including Hospital Indemnity, Voluntary Life, Critical Illness, Accident & Short Term Disability

The Role

  • Responsible for ensuring information systems are secure and that data maintained in these systems is protected from unauthorized access.
  • Manage engineering activities and establish requirements including Risk Management Framework (RMF), Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG), etc.
  • Evaluate all Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) products, both hardware and software, to ensure they meet current information assurance standards and that security updates released by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are installed and verified.
  • Evaluate current status of potential information system threats from casual intrusion to intrusions meant to permanently or irreparably degrade system performance or protection.
  • Interpret and analyze processing anomalies in major complex engineering systems and take corrective action.
  • Develop, review, and update the System Security Plan (SSP) for the mission system to align with current RMF controls and their compliance status.
  • Update, understand, and maintain the mission system’s Point of Action & Milestones (POA&M) document.
  • Utilize eMASS for RMF control compliance and POA&M maintenance.
  • Develop, review, and refine Continuity of Operations (COOP) package documentation and related artifacts.
  • Perform validation of systems, including development of criteria and procedures using agile methodology.
  • Develop, review, and approve plans, schedules, and other technical documentation.

The Background Profile

  • DoD Secret Security Clearance required with ability to upgrade to Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field (e.g. Computer Science, Business) is highly preferred
  • Minimum 5+ years of cyber/technical work experience including RMF, Assessment & Authorization (A&A), STIG Scans, or other relevant experience
  • 10 years DoD experience required; experience with Army contracts preferred 
  • Relevant certifications highly desired (e.g. IAT Level III, CISSP, CEH, CISM, ATO, etc.)
  • Proficiency in the RMF ATO accreditation process and ability to use eMASS system at the Secret Level a plus
  • Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques (e.g. regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage) and experience with applications
  • Ability to work onsite at the facility in Columbia, MD Monday through Friday (every other Friday off)

The Ideal Profile

  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively and humbly communicate with various levels of clients, management, employees, vendors, etc.
  • Great initiative with a willingness to offer suggestions, recommendations and ideas
  • Decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills required
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills as well as the ability to effectively prioritize tasks

The Compensation

  • $130,000 – $135,000/Annual Base Salary Range

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