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1266- Senior Lead Cyber Security Systems Engineer

Chantilly, Virginia
TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph


  • Assist with developing concepts of operation, process flow diagrams, security operations plan and specific program plans
  • Create and maintain security documentation
  • Define system security requirements, complying with various regulations
  • Manage audit configurations to ensure security baselines adhere to policies
  • Track security improvements, manage mitigation plans, develop patching schedules and coordinate with team project manager
  • Support system monitoring (logs, auditable events, intrusion detection) to protect against unauthorized use
  • Provide risk management inputs related to security vulnerabilities
  • Supervise and direct the engineering effort for documenting, assessing, maintaining and improving cybersecurity controls across both cloud and physical security environments
  • Support security proposals and changes through the cognizant System Engineer and control boards
  • Review and verify security scans, patch enforcement, implementation of security controls
  • Document and track cyber security activity in Xacta tool
  • Provide security engineering expertise across Linux and Cisco networking technologies
  • Primary work location is Chantilly, VA


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or other closely related discipline
  • 10 years of progressively responsible experience in leading an engineering team with emphasis in managing all engineering, design, implementation, operations and maintenance and deployment activities.
  • Hands on experience and in-depth knowledge of writing and maintaining security documentation for the purposes of system accreditation, including version control and dissemination to appropriate security staff
  • Hands on experience with continuous monitoring (Security Triage, CONOPS, SSP, POAM or similar)
  • Hands on experience and in-depth knowledge of monitoring and administering network security devices such as firewalls and intrusion detection systems
  • Hands on experience performing vulnerability scans (network penetration, anti-virus, anti-malware), interpreting results, and creating a plan of action to address vulnerabilities
  • Experience implementing security controls, confirming patch deployment, running security scans, and interpreting results in Linux and Cisco networking environments
  • Active Top Secret clearance with Polygraph


  • Linux
  • Cisco networking environments
  • Xacta security compliance tracking tool
  • Virus/malware detection and vulnerability scanning tools
  • Access control systems
  • Network logging and monitoring
  • Operating system hardening
  • Operational and performance issue technical exchanges
  • Engineering documentation and support to Sponsor’s
  • Hands on experience and in-depth knowledge of one or more of the following:
  • Cisco certifications
  • Data Transfer Officer (DTO)
  • Strong written communications and briefing skills
  • Cloud migration or cloud application reengineering experience


Active Top Secret/SCI w/ Full Scope Polygraph Security Clearance