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Cyber Architect

Job Title
Cyber Architect
Job ID
27682544
Location
Dulles,  VA 20166
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Description
  Start/End Dates: 9/26/2022 - 3/25/2023   Tax Work Location: Dulles - Bldg 1-45101 Warp Dr (VA31)   Job Title: Information Technology - Cyber Architect 3 This is a DevSecOps position is in a 100% Agile development environment focused on ground segment and mission application software development.  Cyber Software Security Assurance Engineers are focused on software security assurance activities, such as Static and Dynamic security scanning of application software; other application layer hardening; and environment/infrastructure hardening per CM Standards (STIGs); infrastructure as code (Ansible scripting, deployment/re-configuration automation).  Additional Responsibilities for a Principal Cyber/Software Security Assurance Engineer include: •       Working as an independent, technical contributor in an Agile engineering environment, where the Cyber Systems Engineer may assist identifying and prioritizing security requirements; triage of Static Code Analysis (SCA) tool findings (e.g. Fortify) and assist in prioritizing the findings as technical debt in the SwDLC backlog. •       Advising software development scrum teams on secure coding practices, security-focused engineering trade studies, and other security best practices. •       Conducting system vulnerability scanning, remediation and patch management activities on Windows and Red Hat operating systems and various COTS/GOTS applications, including those within virtualized and/or cloud environments. •       Adjudicating security tool findings by working with software developers, systems engineers, and other engineering disciplines to resolve technical and programmatic cybersecurity concerns.  A demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively with others is an essential skill. •       Documenting Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and when needed, performing software patch installation, other flaw remediation, antivirus updates, and continuous monitoring (ConMon) activities. •       Ensuring systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the system security authorization package (SSP, SCTM, ConMon Plan). Qualifications - External Basic Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in STEM field 5 years IT security experience in any field Must have U.S. Citizenship Any DoD 8570 IT Security certification Familiarity with Systems Engineering processes and milestones; understanding of the requirements analysis, decomposition, and allocation process. Preferred Qualifications: 3+ years experience in the Defense Aerospace Industry CISSP Certification Active TS security clearance, with SCI eligibility Experience working in restricted facilities and using highly sensitive IT systems. Demonstrated knowledge and experience participating in Systems Engineering milestone reviews, as the cybersecurity focal.

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