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Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

Company: The Computer Merchant, LTD.
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

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 required.

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 function.
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 assessments
Experience with conducting and documenting Cost/Benefit analysis studies for the selection, deployment, and integration of solutions.
Experience in Model based system Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile methodologies
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 fiscal challenges.
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, and Deployment.
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 national significance.
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 enhancements.
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 presentations.
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

Keywords: The Computer Merchant, LTD., Pittsfield , Senior Cybersecurity Engineer, Engineering , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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