Senior Cybersecurity Engineer
Company: The Computer Merchant, LTD.
Posted on: May 9, 2022
Job Title: Senior Cybersecurity Engineer
Location: Pittsfield, MA
Job Description : Our client, a large defense contractor, has an
immediate opening for a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer to work from
their Pittsfield, MA facility. They are seeking a candidate who can
provide cyber expertise in the Architecture, Engineering,
Integration and Deployment effort of a purpose-built system(s) for
the Department of Defense. The successful candidate will work both
independently and in a product team-based environment. As a
Cybersecurity engineer, you will create system security
specifications, decompose NIST standards into system requirements,
perform model-based system engineering, and execute program tasks
using DevSecOps with Agile processes. Your work will be focused in
the DoD Industries to include supporting warfighter missions.
Qualifications:Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a
related specialized area or field is required plus a minimum of 8
years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of
6 years of relevant experience.
Clearance Requirements: Department of Defense Secret security
clearance is required at time of hire. Must be able to obtain a Top
Secret security clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a
U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility
requirements for access to classified information. Due to the
nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is
Education and Experience: Demonstrated knowledge and experience
supporting cyber security capabilities, networking, systems
engineering and technical infrastructure.
Demonstrated knowledge of mission-based systems design and
Demonstrated knowledge of government & security industry
principles, procedures, standards, and security solutions
Experience in technical leadership role in cyber-security.
Experience with threat modeling, zero-trust and risk
Experience with conducting and documenting Cost/Benefit analysis
studies for the selection, deployment, and integration of
Experience in Model based system Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile
Experience with and understanding of cyber systems, policies,
standards and limitations
The ability to work proactively, independently, and/or as a member
of a technical team while developing cyber security approaches.
Skilled/comfortable working in a closed environment, able to be
flexible and to adjust to dynamic political, technical and/or
Knowledge of proposal development, basis of estimates, earned
value, budgetary principles and contract procedures.
Relevant security certifications including but not limited to
CISSP, ISSEP, CISA, CISM, and/or CEH
Duties and Responsibilities: Serve as the lead Systems Security
Engineer specializing in Cyber Design, Engineering, Integration,
Work with a multi-disciplined program teams and make decisions
related to resource allocation, work assignment, schedule
management, risk and opportunity management, and quality attainment
in meeting program milestones and cyber objectives.
Contribute to cyber resiliency and security risk management of a
Perform as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for a range of
cybersecurity capabilities and products.
Provide technical support utilizing security engineering principles
involving communications security, network security, computer
security and information management.
Provide technical and engineering support in the evaluation,
installation, and integration of new software and security
Develop, review and present information and reports, orally and in
writing, to a wide range of audiences and stakeholders internal and
external to the program.
Conduct analysis and evaluations, making recommendations and
providing SME and assistance to include preparing criteria and
analytical aids, briefings, reports, government forms and
Recommend security solutions (i.e., tools, tactics, and techniques)
that will be used by the customer and program.
Contribute to a cyber knowledge management database leveraged by
other programs and peers.
Prepare and present briefings as a subject matter expert.
Develop and maintain system documentation as it pertains to system
requirements, models, SOP's and risk management.
Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled
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