Cybersecurity Engineer II

Category: Cyber Security
Location: Ft. Meade, MD
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Security Clearance:
TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
Job Details:
  • Possesses a thorough understanding and ability to apply intermediate concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity 
  • Maintains thorough knowledge and understanding of the DOD cybersecurity policies and the Risk Management Framework
  • Initiates actions to conduct cybersecurity engineering research and analysis and provides recommendations for the implementation of security mechanisms 
  • Initiates actions to apply advanced concepts of cyber engineering and cybersecurity to development and architecture projects 
  • Coordinates effort to develop cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
  • Analyzes complex information independently and takes appropriate actions, and reviews and implements recommendations from others
  • Maintains extensive knowledge and understanding of DOD and/or IC engineering efforts, across multiple engineering disciplines
  • Develops and delivers articulate and effective briefings/presentations on complex cybersecurity engineering topics as applicable to assigned projects to any size audience that may include high-level decision makers
  • Prioritizes competing requirements and tasks, and manages long-term and short-term obligations
  • Coordinates effort to develop all cybersecurity documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies and the Risk Management Framework
  • Initiates actions to evaluate functional operation and performance in light of test results and makes recommendations regarding C&A 
  • Effectively provides engineering guidance to cybersecurity engineers Level I and II

 

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

Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Excellent communications skills.

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