Senior Cybersecurity Engineer

  • Alexandria, VA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fenix Group is a Systems Integrator focused on battlefield technologies.  Our mission is to reduce risk and cost to the warfighter by enabling battlefield intelligence at the edge, increasing soldier lethality and allowing smaller teams to control larger areas.  Our experience in deploying specialized austere environment communications systems to enable a "Battlefield of Things" (TM) allows us to connect drones, augmented reality enabled battlefield robots, loitering munitions, and other sensor ecosystem end points to enable US military and first responders with at-the-edge intelligence. 

Job Description

Clearance Requirements:  Top Secret with SCI (TS/SCI)

Currently seeking a Senior Cybersecurity Engineer with expertise in cyber analysis, design, and test of complex systems with knowledge and understanding of U.S. Government and DoD Cyber strategy.  Work will be mostly in Alexandria, VA.  

This team provides technical expertise to support government leaders in developing System Engineering Plans and developmental test and evaluation strategies as part of a Test and Evaluation Master Plan across six warfighting domains: 

  • Air Warfare
  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) / Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3) Systems
  • Land Warfare
  • Naval Warfare
  • Strategic Missile Systems (Offensive and Defensive)
  • Space Systems

The team will focus on the innovative application of technology and works with a robust network of transition partners within and external to the DoD to mitigate gaps through accelerated prototyping, demonstration, and fielding, with the ultimate goal of operational sustainment.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Warfare Domain Teams who manage acquisition programs to develop comprehensive cybersecurity development and test strategies to support the development of cyber resilient systems. 
  • Participate as a subject matter expert in program technical activities
  • Monitor cyber engineering efforts and test activity
  • Maintain communications with PM offices and component counterparts
  • Review all program-related documentation available to OSD to maintain cognizance of cyber planning, development, and execution activities for all assigned programs
  • Provide cybersecurity expertise to support the DTE&A Cybersecurity Technical Advisor to develop, identify, and share best practices across the Department, clarify DoD policy and guidance, communicate OSD expectations, and provide advice on program strengths, issues, and risks

Qualifications

Clearance Requirements:  Top Secret with SCI (TS/SCI)

  • 10+ years' work experience in DoD related cyber security, IT, and associated experience
  • B.S. degree in a scientific, engineering or other applicable technical or analytical discipline
  • The Senior Cyber Engineer is an expert in cyber analysis, design, and test of complex systems with knowledge and understanding of U.S. Government and DoD Cyber strategy.  Ability to analyze cyber resilience and survivability requirements, translate requirements into designs, implement designs, and test effectiveness. 

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in applying cybersecurity concepts, cybersecurity architecture and engineering principles, security of networks, systems, applications and data.  Thorough understanding of principles and techniques associated with cyberspace threats, and offensive and defensive cyberspace operations.

  • Knowledge and experience with vulnerability scanning and penetration testing.

Highly Qualified Candidates will have:

  • Professional Certifications: (DoD8570 compliant)
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
    • Certified Network Engineer (CCNE).
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
    • Certified Ethical hacker (CEH)(DESIRED).
    • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).
    • AWS Solutions Architect.
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN)
  • Master's of Science Degree
  • Demonstrated understanding of security standards and information security and compliance frameworks, controls and best practices (e.g., SSAE 16, SOC 2 and SOC3, OWASP Top 10, SANS, NIST).  Knowledge of the NIST Risk Management Framework, processes and best practices related to the management of information and technology risks. 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.