Cyber Systems Engineer in Richardson, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 12/30/2019

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Job Description

Our client is seeking a talented Cyber Security Engineer located in Cityline/Richardson, TX.

Must have an ACTIVE U.S. Security Clearance

The Cyber Security Engineer will join the Cyber Security Engineering team as a Cyber Security professional, in Information Assurance, supporting the development and maintenance of custom solutions. 

Typical responsibilities include: 
• Technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS as well as custom-developed products 
• Preparation of documentation to support Assessment & Authorization activities 
• Arrange, support and/or lead Cyber Security activities for program sell-off of security related requirement 
• Applied knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to support customer needs and requirements 
• Preparing for, writing, and presenting trade studies, cost benefit analyses, reports and briefings as required 

Requires the Aptitude to: 
• Apply extensive technical expertise in Cyber Security Engineering and possess full knowledge of other related disciplines 
• Develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity 
• Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment 
• Guide the successful completion of major programs and function in a project leadership role 
• Represent the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects 
• Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations 

Required Skills: 
• Demonstrated experience in cybersecurity to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including NISPOM and/or ICD 503 guidelines, directives and security mandates 
• Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients 
• Strong understanding of security design and architecture with the ability to recommend solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems 
• Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documentation skills and experience in, at minimum 4, of the following areas
o Linux system administration 
o Windows system administration 
o Network component administration 
o VMware administration 
o Operating system hardening 
o Nessus Vulnerability Scanner 
o Vulnerability assessment testing, analytics and remediation 
o Software and/or Protocol(s) (LDAP/Active Directory, Tripware) 
o Certification and Accreditation (SP800-57, ICD503 preferred) 
o Developing System Security Plans (SSPs) and all supporting certification and 
accreditation documentation (e.g. XACTA) 
• Ability to work in a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce deliverable products 
• Excellent written and oral communication skills; Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Project, and PowerPoint 
• Proven ability to collaborate with internal company contacts as well as inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters

Desired Skills:

• Experience in the design and development of cloud-based systems, security architectures and analytics development

• Security Certifications in accordance to DoD 8570 (IAT Level I preferred); Security +; CISSP; SANS GSEC

• Knowledge of software development lifecycle models (waterfall and Agile) and program lifecycle modes

• Experience in CONOPS / OPSCON development, especially in workflow related area to this domain

• Experience analyzing and decomposing requirements using DOORS

• Ability to the identify, manage, and mitigate technical risk

• Knowledge of Cost Account Management (CAM)

• Knowledge of Earn Value Management System (EVMS)

• Qualified Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent

Required Education: 6 years with a BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or related technical degree; 4 years with a MS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or related technical degree.

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

An ACTIVE US Government Security Clearance is Required