Chenega Corporation Cybersecurity/CDS Engineer Senior in Aberdeen, Maryland

CHENEGA DECISION SCIENCES

Company Job Title:

Cybersecurity/CDS Engineer Senior

Clearance:

Top Secret

Location:

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Reports To:

Director of Operations

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary:

The Cybersecurity/CDS Engineer Senior will provide the support task requirements for Cybersecurity System Engineering Support, Cybersecurity Network Domain Certification and Accreditation Support, and Cross Domain Solution (CDS), Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Support. The Cybersecurity/CDS Engineer Senior will perform the tasks in coordination with government personnel to provide the cybersecurity support services and solutions necessary to analyze, assess, integrate, enhance, improve, modernize, implement, test, sustain, and maintain the DCGS-A cybersecurity posture and capabilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Provide the Security Architect support and A&A support services for the current and future DCGS-A CDS subsystems (CDSS’s), that is, the Top Secret and Below Interoperability (TSABI) CDSS and Secret and Below Interoperability (SABI) CDSS.

  • Collaborate with the DCGS-A engineering team for design and implementation to ensure that these CDS subsystems comply with The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) provisions, DoD and Army Polices and Regulations for operational readiness and address DCGS-A requirements.

  • Define data types and concept of operations that are supported by the respective CDSS within the DCGS-A system and operational architectures.

  • Prepare all documentation that are required by the individual network Authorization Official (AO) for Authority to Operate (ATO) to their networks for the respective DCGS-A CDSS.

  • Conduct the security test and evaluation (ST&E) activities required and document results in the appropriate reports.

  • Prepare and review the required A&A documentation in accordance with the DoD, Agency, and Army policies regulations, publications, instructions, and procedures.

  • Provide engineering and technical assistance to support vulnerability scans, penetration testing, vulnerability analysis, scan analysis, and security analysis on PM DCGS-A products and network components.

  • Ensure information systems are properly registered within the eMASS or XACTA Information Assurance Management tool (or most current tool), as appropriate, to document the RMF process and to ensure accountability for all related Body of Evidence (BoE) documents.

  • Perform information assurance and cybersecurity monitoring and review reporting to ensure the compliance to include the development and maintenance of POA&M documents in accordance with the RMF A&A continuous monitoring process.

  • Provide on-site accreditation testing support at CONUS and OCONUS locations as directed by the Government.

Non-Essential Duties:Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:This position does not have formal supervisory responsibilities; however, it will require mentoring of junior staff.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Additional years of experience can be used in lieu of degree.

  • 8 years of relevant work experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience directly related to DoD cybersecurity Certification and Accreditation or cybersecurity engineering activities.

  • Demonstrated experience, and familiarity with DoD and Army Cybersecurity Polices and Regulations, and Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process to include the provisions of ICD 503, and the planning and execution of Security Test and Evaluation (STE) and Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation (CTE) events.

  • Minimum CISSP, CISM, or equivalent certifications.

  • DoD 8570 IAM II Certified.

  • Top Secret clearance required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A broad knowledge and understanding of DoD and Army Cybersecurity policies, tools, and techniques.

  • Understanding of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process.

  • A deep understanding of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) and/or XACTA.

  • Ability to validate risk assessments and develop Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) to assist the PM and ISOs in the mitigation of cybersecurity weaknesses, providing solutions and mitigation actions for each assessed item.

  • Ability to review and monitor the DCGS-A IS and networks A&A status, to include success or failures to obtain Authority to Operate (ATO) or Interim Authority to Test (IATT), as appropriate.

  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision or guidance.

  • Ability to occasionally work after hours and/or on-call support.

  • Ability to meet minimum security clearance requirements.

  • Possess and maintain a valid state operator's license.

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment :

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

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Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Additional years of experience can be used in lieu of degree.

  • 8 years of relevant work experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience directly related to DoD cybersecurity Certification and Accreditation or cybersecurity engineering activities.

  • Demonstrated experience, and familiarity with DoD and Army Cybersecurity Polices and Regulations, and Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process to include the provisions of ICD 503, and the planning and execution of Security Test and Evaluation (STE) and Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation (CTE) events.

  • Minimum CISSP, CISM, or equivalent certifications.

  • DoD 8570 IAM II Certified.

  • Top Secret clearance required.

Job: Engineering Technology

Organization: Chenega Decision Science (CDS)

Title: Cybersecurity/CDS Engineer Senior

Location: Maryland-Aberdeen

Requisition ID: 1700001717