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Cybersecurity Engineer II

Overview:

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 U.S. 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:

  • Ensures the rigorous application of cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all Information Technology (IT) and cybersecurity services 
  • Develops and designs security solutions to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information throughout the enterprise
  • Identifies, plans, and documents improvements to security controls currently in place
  • Develops and documents recommendations and courses of action (COAs) to solve complex cybersecurity problems 
  • Develops and interprets cybersecurity requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of cybersecurity/IT budgets 
  • Plans and schedules the installation of new or modified security hardware, operating systems, and software applications 
  • Ensures 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 
  • Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective cybersecurity program, including boundary defense, incident detection, and response 
  • Possesses an in-depth understanding and the ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity
  • Maintains 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
  • Contributes substantive content to the development of cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
  • Maintains 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

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Active TS/SCI w/ ploy
  • 10 years of experience with cybersecurity or information assurance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
  • DOD 8140/DOD 8570 IAM Level II Certification

Preferred:

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.
  • Ability to work and lead by example in a highly collaborative environment with peers and senior government officials.
  • Experience working in support of a cyber-security operations center.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Location:
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
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