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Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist - Cybersecurity Guidance

Undisclosed, VA
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Work Description: The individual selected for this position will support the Sponsor's organization responsible for coordinating secure internet capabilities for mission. The specific role for this position will be to provide cyber security
guidance on security the network and configuration used for internet access
. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and establish practical risk management policies, practices, and processes to identify, qualify, prioritize,and proactively manage cyber risk across sponsored internet programs.
  • Apply rigor in qualifying the risk in terms that can be used to prioritize risk mitigation approaches.
  • Develop waring trigger/conditions that indicate an unacceptable level of risk.
  • Research status and policy impacts across the Sponsor's office and the Sponsor's partners as a whole.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of a framework that can be used to measure progress and
  • Research best practices and highlight techniques and tools that fit the Sponsor's needs and will provide a good
    ROI fo
    r the required cyber security posture.
  • Evaluate on-going cyber security efforts and propose changes to improve institution of processes,
    implementation of capabilit
    ies, and coverage of solutions across multiple areas, and overall effectiveness of the
    cyber risk program.
  • Develop a roadmap from current to future capabilities.
  • Assist in the response to requests for status and policy comments from the Legislative and Sponsor authorities
  • Draft and Coordinate responses to requests in a timely manner.
  • Identify methods to improve analytic capability and processes.
  • Develop methods of capturing trends in activities, and document baselines of normal activity on such systems.


  • Working knowledge of Sponsor's mission and other stakeholder's missions
  • Demonstrated experience researching, analyzing, and applying cyber security issues and mitigation strategies
  • Knowledge of investigation and analysis of data sources, which may include internet, intelligence Community
    reporting, secu
    rity events, firewall logs and other data sources to identify malware, misuse, unauthorized
    activity or other cyber secu
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience exhibiting oral and written communication skills to include giving
    briefings/presentation, rev
    iewing/revising work authored by others, planning and facilitating meetings and
    ing support for technical documentation
  • Possess ability to effectively communicate with technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels
  • Process oriented, conceptually driven, and possess the ability to work collaboratively in a highly technical setting
  • Critical thinking skills sufficient to make sound and timely recommendations and/or decisions in uniquesituations, considering alternate actions
  • Proven ability to multi-task; self-starter
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field
  • Minimum 10 years' experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • CISSP Certification
  • Experience with Jira, ServiceNow and/or Agile Methodologies
  • 3+ years working in USG environment

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About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-01-17 Expires: 2021-02-16

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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