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Cybersecurity Engineer

Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) delivers high-impact, technical solutions to complex national security issues. -As we enter our 50th year in business, we are known for continuous innovation for government customers, both long-established and newly acquired, as our capabilities expand around the globe. Our work is state-of-the-art and made possible only through the best personnel, tools, and jobs in the national security business. We are highly collaborative in spirit and practice, and we freely share expertise across SPA in our quest for enduring solutions to critical concerns. Come work with the best! -

The Cyber Systems Engineer Project Management Technical Support provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Review, assess and produce Technical reports on CDRL items delivered by the Cyber Security Services contractors
  • Provide assessments to the customer on the cybersecurity contractor's program performance.
  • Develop, maintain, and deliver acquisition artifacts to assist the customer in assessing contractor's performance
  • Assist in the development of execution reviews, acquisition roadmaps and transition plans
  • Develop briefings and artifacts for acquisition Readiness Reviews
  • Provide technical recaps of customer meetings with cyber security contractors
  • Work closely with the customer Lead and stakeholders to execute contracts
  • Provide technical input for the development of acquisition documentation for review and approval by the customer to include: Requests for Contract Action (RCA) packages, RFPs for Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs), and proposal analysis to support negotiation and award activities.
  • Assist in the development, review, and update of acquisition documents to ensure guidance for acquisitions are adequate and current.
  • Assesses contractor performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures
  • Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements
  • Assist in the development of technical requirements
  • Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials
  • Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps
  • Develops strategies to comply with privacy and risk management requirements.

    Required Qualifications:

    • 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.
    • Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
    • Favorably adjudicated Counter Intelligence Polygraph
    • DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
    • Experience supporting project management and acquisitions
    • Experience with customer's Cybersecurity Processes
    • Experience in requirements analysis
    • Familiarity with EndPoint Security and Patch Management
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Hands-on working knowledge of Excel and other database applications
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills

      Desired Qualifications:

      • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision
      • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification (i.e. CISSP or CASP)
      • Experience briefing senior customer personnel
      • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
      • Familiarity with the RMF process
      • Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain
      • Working knowledge of Microsoft tools; Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint

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