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Cyber Systems Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

Company: Perspecta
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

Business Group Highlights


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 individual selected for this position will support the Sponsor's organization responsible for coordinating secure Internet capabilities for mission. This includes providing leadership, direction and contribution to a cyber security team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Working as an expert, conducts research and evaluates technical performance of software products and overall segments and systems
  • Provide feedback to design engineers and evaluates end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through formal verification methods
  • Ensure products and systems comply with requirements and government 1CD 503 and cyber security standards and practices through formal testing and control gates
  • Verify/validate 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
  • Identify deficiencies/weaknesses discovered in internet systems and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities and non-compliance of systems, including infrastructure
  • Develop and maintain A&A documentation (SSP, Security Test Procedures, Security Controls Traceability Matrix, etc.) and conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance throughout implementation
  • Provide inputs to or create PMO deliverables to include documentation, briefings, summary reports, status reports, cost and schedule estimates, demonstrations, proofs of concept, and pilots
  • 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
  • Develop and maintain analytical procedures to meet changing requirements
  • Produce high-quality papers, presentations, recommendations, and findings for Government management and stakeholders


  • 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
  • Experience working with Xacta 360
  • Experience working with scanning tools
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and work independently; self-starter
  • A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent experience) in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical discipline.
  •  3 years in IC


  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) Certification.
  • Government Security Engineer Certification (GSEC) Certification.


BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+


Clearance- TS/SCI W/POLY

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 Senior Technical Specialist, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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