IA Cyber Engineer TS/SCI, Richardson TX 75082

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IA Cyber Engineer TS/SCI, Richardson TX 75082

Richardson, Texas Contract Job ID: 1910102619
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Cyber Engineer, in North Richardson, TX 75082. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020 elaspe@pdstech.com

12 month Contract with possible extensions. Must have an Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartment Information (TS/SCI) Clearance to qualify. 
Typical responsibilities include: 

Technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS as well as custom-developed products 
• Preparation of documentation to support Assessment & Authorization activities 
• Arrange, support and/or lead Cyber Security activities for program sell-off of security related requirement 

Applied knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to support customer needs and requirements 
• Preparing for, writing, and presenting trade studies, cost benefit analyses, reports and briefings as required 
Clearance Requirements: 
 Must be a U.S. CITIZEN with an active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance 

Requires the Aptitude to: 
Apply extensive technical expertise in Cyber Security Engineering 
• Full knowledge of other related disciplines 
• Develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity 
• Work without appreciable direction 
• Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment 
• Guide the successful completion of major programs and function in a project leadership role 
• Represent the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects 
• Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations 
Required Skills: 
Demonstrated experience in cybersecurity to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including NISPOM and/or ICD 503 guidelines, directives and security mandates 
Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients 
Strong understanding of security design and architecture with the ability to recommend solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems 
• Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documentation skills and experience in, at minimum 4, of the following areas: 
o Linux system administration 
o Windows system administration 
o Network component administration 
o VMware administration 
o Operating system hardening 
o Nessus Vulnerability Scanner 
o Vulnerability assessment testing, analytics and remediation 
o Software and/or Protocol(s) (LDAP/Active Directory, Tripware) 
o Certification and Accreditation (SP800-57, ICD503 preferred) 
o Developing System Security Plans (SSPs) and all supporting certification and 
accreditation documentation (e.g. XACTA) 
• Ability to work in a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce deliverable products 
• Excellent written and oral communication skills 
• Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Project, and PowerPoint 
• Willing to work overtime and weekends as required to achieve milestones 
• Proven ability to collaborate with internal company contacts as well as inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters

Desired Skills:
Experience in the design and development of cloud-based systems, security architectures and analytics development
• Security Certifications in accordance to DoD 8570 (IAT Level I preferred); Security +; CISSP; SANS GSEC

• Knowledge of software development lifecycle models (waterfall and Agile) and program lifecycle modes
• Experience in CONOPS / OPSCON development, especially in workflow related area to this domain
• Experience analyzing and decomposing requirements using DOORS
• Ability to the identify, manage, and mitigate technical risk
• Knowledge of Cost Account Management (CAM)
• Knowledge of Earn Value Management System (EVMS)
• Qualified Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent

Required Education:
6 years with a BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or related technical degree; 4 years with a MS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or related technical degree
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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