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Cyber Systems Engineer SME

Washington, DC 20004
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


The Cloud Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily Tasks include, but are not limited to:

Provides analytical and technical security recommendations to the customer
Lead for the identification of projects security requirements
Provides security recommendations for systems using Cloud services
Participates in network design reviews and security testing for the customers networks
Coordinates with system development teams to ensure network security standards are being followed and implemented correctly
Identifies additional security requirements, based on RMF or as the result of security issues that put the customers systems at risk
Reviews and analyzes new systems (hardware and software) and provides recommendations concerning their security
Reviews Security Requirements Traceability Matrixes (SRTMs), System Security Plans (SSPs) and other IA documentation for completeness


Required Qualifications

Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.
Current U.S. Government Secret or above clearance
An Advanced Cyber Certification (DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level III) - (CISSP-Required)

AWS certification (Solution Architect Associate or Professional, DevOps Engineer Professional, or Security Specialty)

Additional certifications (see below for examples) are highly desired:
o CompTIA Secure Cloud Professional (CSCP)
o CompTIA Cloud+ CE
o Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
o Cloud Certified Professional
o Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect
o Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge
o VMWare Certified Advanced Professional Cloud Infrastructure Administration
o Microsoft Specialist: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions
o Microsoft Specialist Architecting Microsoft Azure Solution

At least 3 year of demonstrated experience providing security engineering to cloud capabilities and solutions in AWS, Azure or other mainstream CSP

Excellent communications skills Verbal and Non-Verbal
Demonstrated expertise and experience in networking protocols and concepts
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in software defined networking principles and technologies
Demonstrated experience providing security engineering support to capability migration from on-prem to cloud
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the NIST RMF
Demonstrated expertise and experience in cybersecurity principles
Demonstrated experience with Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems

Desired Qualifications:

Demonstrated cloud architecting experience (e.g. AWS Solutions Architect)
Systems Engineering (configuration management, requirements management/writing, architecture, interfaces)
Knowledgeable of customers infrastructure
Familiarity with customers IA processes
Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)
Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision
Experience briefing senior customer personnel
Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
Experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools (i.e. retina, HBSS, EVSS, ACAS)
Experience with XACTA
Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain

The contractors for the TDL shall perform work primarily at the Pentagon or in Crystal City, VA but might also work at Perspecta facilities and elsewhere as required and approved by the ECMO. Normal duty work hours at the Pentagon (Washington, DC) or at the Taylor Building (Crystal City, VA) is from Monday-Friday, 0800-1700.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-05-26 Expires: 2020-06-26

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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