Cybersecurity Engineer (#1214535)

  • PeopleTec, Inc.
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Oct 07, 2019
Full time Software Engineer

Job Description

PeopleTec is currently seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to support our Huntsville, AL location.


The qualified candidate will support Distributed Mission Operations architecture for Air Defense Artillery (ADA) units and for National Capital Region Integrated Air Defense System (NCR-IADS) and DIADS. The Joint Air Defense Operations Center Site D (JADOC-D) is located at Redstone Arsenal, AL. Expertise in planning, coordinating, and executing Risk Management Framework (RMF) implementation. Specific duties include: Development of processes to support IA updates to the JADOC-D systems. Candidate will be responsible for reviewing quarterly IA scan results and other information to maintain security posture. Update POA&Ms for systems that have gone through the FISMA process. Create memorandums for Annual Security Review and Risk Acceptances for the DAA, and staff accordingly. Analyze, compile, and support development of plans to correct IA and software deficiencies to meet program objectives for Army Interoperability Certification. Participate in milestone reviews such as SRR, PDR, CDR to ensure IA compliance. Track Problem Change Requests (PCR) that pertain to the security posture. Provide technical recommendations on implementation of controls and mitigations for the specific hardware and software solutions. Develop and maintain IA certification schedules and schedule milestones. Track and communicate IA and software development status, processes, and areas for improvement to Technical and Program leadership. Conduct DIACAP/RMF reviews for each engineering task to determine which IA controls (if any) will be impacted. The candidate shall ensure that all directed applications comply and support the Army's Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program notification and correction processes. Candidate will be responsible for the implementation of all cybersecurity Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) and anti-virus patches by tracking application status and maintain contact with program offices and users. Conduct security testing required as part of the DoD Risk Mitigation Framework accreditation procedures. Create and maintain all APMS entries. Track IAVA compliance. Implement and execute necessary eMASS entries and updates in support of RMF and DIACAP packages. Review contract packages to ensure that IA requirements and CDRLs are present. Review CDRLs on a quarterly basis. The contractor shall meet the designated Information Assurance level certification IAW DoD 8570.1M Change 2 and Contractor DFAR clause.


Required Skills/Experience:

  • 7+ years of work related experience
  • Ability to clearly present and communicate technical approaches and findings
  • Excellent technical writing, written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience developing complete RMF packages from system categorization through the Authority to Operate (ATO) Engineering, architecture, vulnerability assessment and threat analysis
  • Experience with implementing STIGs, eMASS, ACAS, and the SCAP In-depth understanding of cyber security policy, tools, threat mitigation, network topologies, and secured networks required Strong understanding of NIST Special Publications, FISMA, OMB requirements, and cyber security best practices
  • Travel: +/- 5 %
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • An active DoD Top Secret clearance is required to perform this work.  Candidates are required to have an active Top Secret clearance upon hire, and the ability to maintain this level of clearance during their employment.


Education Requirements:

  • A completed Bachelor's Degree in a related field OR equivalent
  • Currently active DoD 8570.01 qualifying baseline certification(s): CISSP, CompTIA ,Network+, CompTIA and/or Security+. 

Desired Skills:

  • Background in systems administration
  • Experience working with DoD Classified / Unclassified networks and enclaves
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and Linux



PeopleTec, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in its job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following email address, and/or phone number (256.319.3800) to contact us about your interest in employment with PeopleTec, Inc.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. PeopleTec, Inc. participates in E-Verify.

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