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Security Engineer 

*Top Secret Clearance is required*

BCMC has an immediate opening for a Cyber Systems Engineer.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  Employee will work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

The candidate will function with general direction, and will have frequent inter-organizational interactions. Specific responsibilities include:

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:

  • Leads security requirements analysis, security requirements definition, system security design, security architecture generation, security trade studies, and security verification and validation with little or no supervision 
  • Leads security planning, cost and risk analyses for the program security activities
  • Leads customer security requirements analysis, develops system security requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (subsystem, elements and components)
  • Develops detailed security analyses at the system of system (SOS) level
  • Synthesizes security solutions within the context of the system to meet customer expectations while staying within schedule and cost constraints 
  • Recognizes various security architectural patterns, applies them appropriately, understands strengths/weaknesses within those security architectures, is able to perform/lead system-level security architecture effort
  • Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine security of design
  • Effectively chooses the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the system development life cycle to support the generation of the security engineering products
  • Contributes to the system level required security documentation, including items such as security controls assessment report and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with the IA policy 
  • Leads or executes the security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements
  • Assesses and mitigates system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle
  • Leads technical security tasks for large and medium projects
  • Mentors less experienced engineers internal and external to the department on IA/cyber principles, practices, and processes 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Demonstrated use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Demonstrated understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), DIACAP, STIGs and other government security specifications and guidelines
  • Demonstrated understanding of cyber security technology and trends
  • Contributes to the achievement of business objectives
  • Recognizes and incorporates various security designs and lessons learned
  • Demonstrated ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions as they affect the cyber design and implementation
  • Demonstrated ability in reporting relevant cyber systems engineering design
  • Regular contact with senior levels of security work groups internally and externally
  • Ability to lead security work groups within the project
  • Serves as consultant to senior management and customers on long-range security planning and security issues
  • May serve as company technical spokesperson in cyber security
  • Recognized and trusted as a cyber leader in the customer community
  • Recognized internally and externally as an expert in cyber security
  • Contact with project leaders, the customer program leadership, and professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams 
  • Frequent contact with the external customers' security professionals
  • Creative thinker, good multi-tasker

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Department of Defense TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Must be able to obtain a DHS Suitability. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:

Work with the following security tools: Nessus, Foundstone, Retina, Fortify, App Scan, Brakemen, JIRA and SharePoint.

Our Company Overview:

Business Computers Management Consulting Group, LLC (BCMC) is an 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business specializing in Information Technology (IT), Cybersecurity, Information Assurance (IA), SOA, Big Data Management, Program Management, and more for Federal, State, and Local agencies. We are appraised at CMMI Level 3 and ISO 9001:2008 certified and registered promising highest quality to all of our clients.

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