Senior Systems Security Engineer

Redstone Arsenal, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Senior Systems Security Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

Dynetics is seeking qualified candidates to lead, plan, coordinate and synchronize system-of-systems Cybersecurity requirements to ensure integration across U.S. Army program portfolios to support a full-spectrum, multiple-domain operations force.

Candidates must have proven experience providing systems engineering support such as:

  • Developing and documenting program requirements using DOORS or comparable requirements management tools
  • Reviewing and analyzing system and network architecture drawings from the DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) or similar frameworks
  • Coordinating and supporting Cybersecurity Test Events such as Cooperative Vulnerability & Penetration Assessment (CVPA), as well as developmental Cybersecurity testing
  • Supporting or performing DoD Risk Management Framework Security Controls Assessor-Validator (SCA-V) events
  • Identifying Cybersecurity entrance and exit criteria for major system milestones, including Preliminary Design Reviews, Critical Design Reviews, and major system upgrades
  • Identifying and documenting security-related shortfalls, including risks and mitigations, tracking items to completion, and proposing alternative solutions
  • Managing integrated product teams (IPTs) and/or cross-functional teams to achieve SE / Cybersecurity objectives
  • Guiding programs to implement Cybersecurity Resilience based on the JCIDS Cybersecurity Engineering Endorsement Implementation Guide (CSEIG)

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in a STEM or engineering field.
  • Candidates must also comply with the experience, training, and certification requirements IAW DoD 8570.01 IAT level II or IAM level III.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter, be detail-oriented, have strong written and verbal communication skills and work well with others.
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills suitable to the work environment
  • The candidate must adapt quickly and continue learning a wide variety of technologies
  • Candidate must have experience applying knowledge and skills to two or more of the following areas:
    • Candidate must demonstrate technical proficiency in network standards, principles, and documentation
    • Candidate should possess minimum 12 years of experience in Cybersecurity and Systems Engineering.
    • Candidate must have a foundational understanding of cybersecurity with the ability to train and/or guide teams in implementation of Cybersecurity Resiliency principles and DoD Risk Management Framework.
    • Familiarity with DoD STIG requirements, RMF, IAVMs
    • Familiarity with Cybersecurity assessment tools (ACAS, Nessus, SCC, STIG Viewer)
    • Knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows Operating Systems
    • Experience with tactical / embedded systems is preferred

Candidate should also have experience applying knowledge and skills to one or more of the areas below:

  • Experience with Agile / DevSecOps environments.
  • Prior experience supporting Cyber test events

Work location will be Redstone Arsenal.

Other Qualifications

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Candidates should have strong communication skills and be able to work in a team-oriented environment supporting a diverse customer base comprised of program managers, engineers, analysts, specialists, and technicians.

Some travel may be required

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

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