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Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist

Company: Perspecta
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 2, 2021

Job Description:

Business Group Highlights

Intelligence
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.

Responsibilities

The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts support functions are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.

Position Description:
The Delegated Authorizing Official Representative (DAO-R) provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure adherence to ICD-503 and customer specific directives/policies through the lifecycle (RMF 1-6) of customer sponsored assets
  • Provide risk recommendations to the customer after reviewing sponsored asset overall risk posture as part of Authority to Operate (ATO) RMF process
  • Manage/track customer sponsored assets' plan of action and milestones (POAMs) by working with various security stakeholders (ISSO/ISSE/ISSM/SCA) post authorization
  • Screen new asset requests to ensure sponsorship and information system owner identification
  • Facilitate System Review Team to ensure that new/existing customer sponsored assets have the correct project regulation, data types/C-I-A impact assignments, and overlay assignments as well (with customer signoff)
  • Assign asset security controls and levy asset specific liens on controls for which the program did not meet during accreditor reviews
  • Ensure customer sponsored assets maintain their security postures in accordance with customer identified Continuous Monitoring (RMF step 6) directives and policies
  • Provide continuous adhoc authorization-related daily support to both customer and programs Qualifications

    Required:
    -- Requires 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/ SCI with CI Poly
    -- Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification
    -- DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
    -- Experience implementing RMF Process and NIST 800-53 technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation
    Desired:
    -- 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
    -- Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    -- Familiarity with customer's IA processes
    -- Experience with Xacta
    -- Familiarity with Cross Domain Systems (CDS)
    -- Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain

    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 sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

    Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's 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 an AA/EEO Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Keywords: Perspecta, Chantilly , Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Chantilly, Virginia

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