Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist
Posted on: November 10, 2018
Overview Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation---s most important work. We---re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation---s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves---to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways---not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta---s talented and robust workforce---14,000 strong---stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let---s make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities Provides feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Working as expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification methods. Verifies/validates systems with specific emphasis on network operations and cyber warfare tactics, techniques, and procedures focused on the threat to information networks. Assesses performance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures. Prepares assessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned products based on sophisticated testing, research, and analysis. Participates in design reviews of components (hardware and software) to ensure applicability to the current system and traceability of requirements. Reviews test plans/procedures and ensures they verify/validate the requirements. Develops and maintains analytical procedures to meet changing requirements. Produces high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for senior US government intelligence and operations officials. Responsibilities: Seeking a Cyber Security Analyst, who detect, mitigate, and analyze threats. The ideal candidate must display familiarity with Windows, Linux and Mobile (Android and iOS) operating systems and is able to conduct network and security vulnerability analysis. Specifically, the candidate will: - Evaluate cloud services, web applications, and commercial-off-the-shelf software and hardware - Perform network traffic analysis of web services to analyze raw packet data and verify that the system has no abnormal behaviors. - Support cyber security initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis, articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff. - Provide management with discrepancy reports and end user documentation. Qualifications Required: - BS (or equivalent) in Cybersecurity, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related field - Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD. - 6 years experience in three or more specific areas to include: analysis, network engineering, networking security, penetration testing, red teaming, hardware engineering, software engineering, etc. - Proficiency with at least three (3) or more of the following: mobile security, telecom protocols, operating systems, reverse engineering, forensics, network analysis, vulnerability assessment or malware. - Working knowledge of software development - Experience in drafting reports, documenting case details, and able to summarize findings and recommendations based on system analysis. - Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills - Demonstrated strong customer and partner relationship building skills - Must be able to establish and maintain interpersonal relationships, as well as handle complaints, settle disputes and resolve conflicts. Desired: - Experience with operational communications - Experience ensuring quality assurance and the spreading of best practices - Experience with Splunk, ArcSight, HP Openview, FireEye, Solar Winds, Web Sense - Security certification: OSCP, CEH, CISSP, CCSP, CCFP, GCFA, GCIA - Demonstrated ability to quickly ramp up to support the customer---s needs, clearly communicate (orally & written) ideas, work autonomously, take the initiative to provide creative alternatives to intractable challenges or systemic problems Options
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