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Tracking Code RDTE-21-1225-F
Job Code 21-1225
Posting Title Systems Security Engineer
Post Date 1/14/2022
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel No Travel Required
City Dahlgren
State VA
Country US

Bowhead is seeking a Systems Security Engineer in Dahlgren, VA. This role will assure all Information Systems (IS), Government desktops, and corporate network components, unclassified and classified, adhere to and are certified in accordance with the latest versions of guidance such as NAVSEA, DoN, DoD, US CYBERCOM, and other relevant guidance, such as DoD 8500 series, NAVSEAINST 5239.1, and DOD Inst. 5200.40.

Essential functions for the Systems Security Engineer include, but are not limited to:

• Provide technical assistance to the Government in assuring compliance with all policies,
guidance, and recommendations stipulated and promulgated by the NSWCDD ISSM.
• Recommend and develop draft IA and system security procedures and practices, in
accordance with the NSWCDD Information Assurance and Compliance Office standards, and administer approved procedures and practices.
• Identify security vulnerabilities and recommend corrective security measures for network
access points.
• Perform daily physical inspections and document the inspection on the PDS daily report.
• Develop PDS Approval Request packages for new PDSs and update PDS Daily Inspection Procedures.
• Assist the Facilities Manager with facilities and infrastructure planning, Infrastructure
Management Board planning and reporting, Facilities Tactical Group inspections and follow-through, Capital Improvement Program planning, and Basic Facilities Requirements (BFRs) as these BFRs address IT and network planning and build-out.
Requirements In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract may be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date.

• A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in systems design, development and integration preferred.
• Must meet DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification
• Knowledge of COTS networking infrastructure to include Ethernet, fiber optic, telephony cabling and wireless network technologies.
• Understanding of DoD Directive 8100.02, Committee on National Security Systems Advisory Memorandum (CNSSAM) TEMPEST/01-13, RED/BLACK Installation Guidance, and a general understanding of the DoD/DoN TEMPEST program.
• Be able to conduct physical inspections to ensure compliance with Red/Black separation requirements and provide suggested remedies.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.

• Knowledge of RDT&E and/or tactical systems
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for this contract.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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  • 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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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