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Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

Undisclosed, VA
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


The Cyber Security Engineer will support the Customer in working to integrate and/or customize COTS SW capabilities, and architecture improvements in the program. This consists of assisting the Customer by providing security engineering support to personally assess cyber security needs and work with project teams that are responsible for all aspects of the development, integration and maintenance of a system. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Evaluating security risks of applications, systems and networks.

Developing, writing, and maintaining Security Plans for complex applications.

Demonstrated experience engineering security solutions for medium-to-large complex IT development/integration efforts involving both software and hardware.

Assist in implementing data protection levels and encryption standards.

Providing technical direction in implementing defense in depth strategies for sensitive workloads

Identifying deficiencies/weaknesses discovered in customer's systems and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities and non-compliance of systems, including infrastructure.

Utilizing applications and web services to support audit and continuous monitoring functions to ensure the security posture of system.

Performing insider threat mitigation, and alignment to NIST Standards


- Demonstrated experience evaluating security risks of applications, systems and networks.

Demonstrated experience developing, writing, and maintaining Security Plans for complex applications. Demonstrated experience engineering security solutions for medium-to-large complex IT development efforts involving both software and hardware.

Demonstrated experience and knowledge of data protection levels and encryption standards. Demonstrated experience working with security testing tools and mechanisms, such as Xacta, Weblnspect, Nessus.

A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline.

Minimum of 10 years' experience, 3 years in IC

Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals

Ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment

Strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills

Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently, self-starter

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 do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination 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 the 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 contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).



  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-08-04 Expires: 2020-09-03

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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