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Cybersecurity Engineer

This position is contingent upon award.



Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Position Overview

Cybersecurity Engineer

Supporting PEO C3T

Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland


Job Description

  • Able to translate operational experience and emerging requirements to evaluate and make recommendations on, vendor-produced hardware and software platforms.
  • Complete documentation associated with the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements and processes to support the Army RMF process.
  • Expertise in penetration testing with experience in Army “Red/White Team” events.
  • Evaluate C5ISR capabilities and make recommendations on operational effectiveness based on real world scenarios.
  • Collaborates with operational system users, Product leadership, TRADOC, ATEC, and third-party vendors to pilot, assess, select, and test dynamic hardware and software prototypes.
  • Works in Integrated Product Teams to create match design to test strategies.
  • Participates in Product-Level forums to plan, coordinate, schedule, direct, and execute engineering and technical support activities.
  • Provides technical consultative/advisory services to the Product Manager (PdM) to review proposed new systems, networks, and software designs for potential security risks.
  • Investigate, troubleshoot, and assist in design solutions to complex engineering problems


  • Bachelor's degree in cybersecurity, computer science or similar field related to cybersecurity.
  • 10 years of Cybersecurity Experience
  • Direct experience with providing expert support, analysis and research in DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements and processes to support the Army RMF process. Includes experience as a technical SME, Information System Security Officer (ISSO) or Information Security System Engineer (ISSE) on Army Program Of Record (POR)/Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) products. Direct experience with implementation of DOD-I-8500, DOD-I-8510, ICD 503, NIST 800-53, CNSSI 1253, Army AR 25-2, and RMF security control requirements and able to provide technical direction, interpretation and alternatives for security control compliant.
  • Direct experience with latest Army RMF requirement and processes.
  • Direct experience with NETCOM eMASS tool and able to support the program with the ISSO / ISSE functions.
  • Fully understand DISA Port Protocol, and Services Management (PPSM) requirement and able to obtain PPSM account for management of PPSM for supporting systems.
  • 3 years’ hands-on experience with tactical C5ISR applications
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent certification.
  • Experience with cyber operations and red/white team penetration testing
  • Excellent communications skills (written and oral)
  • Active DoD TS/SCI clearance


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