Position Description

Cybersecurity SME Engineer and Architect
Location Remote
Req # 9853
# of openings 1
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ECS is seeking a Cybersecurity SME Engineer and Architect to work Remote.

Job Description:

  • Performs as the Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert (SME) concentrating on the overall technical and operational effectiveness of capabilities in coordination with the contract requirements
  • Serve as the Cybersecurity SME Engineer and Architect to support the technical implementation of existing and future cybersecurity tools
  • Support client’s cybersecurity architecture by providing active and engaged solutions to IT teams relative to security design and review processes. Ensure the effective operations of existing and future Cybersecurity IT
  • Conduct effective engineering, requirements development and documentation, enterprise architecture documentation (SPARXs)
  • Define and drive cybersecurity strategy and architecture for system and application security services that will defend and protect the enterprise. Provide recommendations on continuous improvement of the processes and architectures supporting Cyber Operational activities
  • Develop cybersecurity capability requirements
  • Enhance the security posture, resilience, reliability of the customer’s cybersecurity IT infrastructure and processes across on-premises and multiple cloud environments
  • Responsible for providing recommendations on continuous improvement of the processes and architectures supporting the overall Cyber Defense operational activities
  • Responsible for implementation and application of technologies, processes, and practices designed to protect applications, networks, devices, programs, and data from malicious attack, damage, or unauthorized access.
  • Conduct research related to cybersecurity technologies, practices, policies and procedures. Provide situational awareness and knowledge sharing to facilitate better decision making by the government.
  • Provide insight into industry trends and make recommendations on future direction for the program cybersecurity systems and network defenses to provide effective incident response capabilities and usable and effective reports that address overall situational awareness
  • Maximize the use of existing tools to correlate information and synthesize data into usable and actionable events. Identify new technologies and assess their technical and performance characteristics
  • Create complex cybersecurity system designs, resolve engineering problems, and propose preventive strategies that identify and undertake necessary steps to minimize the impact of unanticipated events on task completion.
  • Define and lead projects that support the enterprise strategy and architecture for system and application security services, mechanisms and safeguards. Communicate complex technical concepts and project information clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences of varying position levels.
  • Review and assess other vendors’ information security solutions and deliverables, including technologies and architectures, security controls and procedures, and review contract documentation
  • Prepare technical assessments and position papers for DMDC needs, to include problem statements, tool(s) requirements, evaluation criteria, comparative analysis, technology reference design models in Sparx, and evidence-based conclusions and recommendations
  • Serve as a Line Manager for staff supporting cybersecurity network activities (RedSeal, IDS/IPS) ranging from a staff of 1 to 5 staff members over the life of the contract
  • Metrics/Reporting
  • Create C-suite level dashboards and metrics
  • Create weekly, monthly and in-progress review presentations, as needed
  • Create and present White Papers
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Support other cybersecurity objectives as required, including patch and vulnerability management, network monitoring, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, and log analysis
  • Facilitate vendor support, as needed

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of Information Technology or Cybersecurity related experience
  • Must be a US citizen, possess a DoD Top Secret clearance:  Minimum vetting Tier 5 (T5)-Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
  • One of the following certifications for Active DoD 8570 IAT Level 3, IASAE Level 2, or IASAI 3 for compliance, including at least one of the following certifications in good standing: CISSP (or Associate), CASP+ CE, CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP, CCNP Security
  • Computing Environment Certification
  • Ability to communicate effectively with government and contract leadership, while conveying highly technical concepts to both technical and nontechnical stakeholders
  • Capacity to thrive in a complex, fast paced environment with competing demands while delivering consistent, high-quality commitment to mission-critical systems and solutions
  • Excellent analytic skills, including qualitative and quantitative data analysis to support and defend data-driven decision-making regarding system threats, vulnerabilities, and risk
  • Knowledge of DoD cybersecurity policies, practices, and requirements

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in an enterprise environment (1500 servers plus 2500 workstations)
  • Experience configuring disaster recovery (DR) environments
  • PKI/2FA implementation
  • SPARXs Enterprise Architecture
  • DoDAF modeling
  • Project Management experience
  • Cloud Engineering and Architecture experience

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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