Strategic IA Planning Engineer Technical Specialist

Perspecta   •  

Chantilly, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


11 - 15 years

Posted 42 days ago


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Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.

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Program Description:

The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) core and non-core support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts Core Capabilities are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.

Position Description:

The Strategic IA Planning Engineer provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily Tasks include, but are not limited to:

� Provides SETA support to the customer's Technical Director in the area of IA strategic planning

� Provides recommendations to improve customer's IA Management and cybersecurity control objectives

� Researches and recommends improvements in cyber programmatic oversight

� Provides strategic IA and cybersecurity analysis to drive improvements in the customer's cybersecurity baseline

� Provides risk assessments as it relates to cybersecurity

� Develops risk management plans against identified IA and cybersecurity risks

� Conducts studies and evaluations in the area of IA and cybersecurity to improve customer's cybersecurity risk posture

� Develops IA requirements and architecture based on analysis, customer plans and studies

� Supports the customer's IA strategic way forward by delivering products such as; gap analysis, architecture designs, CONOPs, technical and analytic reports and roadmaps


Required Qualifications:

� Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.

� Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

� Favorably adjudicated Counter Intelligence Polygraph

� DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM

� Experience writing IA requirements

� Experience developing IA strategic plans/roadmaps

� Familiarity with customer's IT architecture and Cybersecurity processes

� Strong analytic and risk management skills

� Strong attention to detail

� Ability to work in a team environment

� Excellent oral and written communications skills

� Experience briefing senior customer personnel

� Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment

� Familiarity with the RMF process

� Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision

Desired Qualifications:

� Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification (i.e. CISSP or CASP)

� Experience with Statistical analysis (primarily predictive)

� Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain

� Working knowledge of Microsoft tools; Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint