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Tracking Code PFPA-18-0057-F
Job Code 18-0057
Posting Title Security Engineer
Post Date 1/12/2018
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Pay Rate $150,000.00
Travel Negligible
City Alexandria
State VA
Country US
Description Security Engineer (PFPA-18-0057-F))

Bowhead is seeking a Security Engineer in the Arlington, VA area. The Security Engineer will instrumental in the design and implementation of the customer’s Security Systems to include Access Control and Intrusion Detection Systems; Identity Management Systems; Closed Circuit and IP based Video Surveillance Systems; and Physical Security Information Management Systems.

The Security Engineer will oversee and/or perform system/sensor/device installation, troubleshooting, and repairs, and install and configure software. They will collaborate directly with OEMs to configure applications, for system integration, updates, testing, troubleshooting, and to resolve anomalous system performance and sensor network issues.

Duties to include:
• Provide IT Systems Engineering Support Services
• Develop project plans using Microsoft Project.
• Develop IT architecture drawings using Microsoft Visio.
• Recommend hardware software, storage, and subsequent software configurations to support the development and implementation of Electronic Security Systems.
• Collaborate and liaison with Joint Service Provider for opening troubleshooting and change request tickets.
• Collaborate and liaison with stakeholders to design and implement systems.
• Prepare system migration plans from premise to the cloud.
• Maintain systems in accordance with DISA, Cyber Command, and Joint Service Provider requirements
• Analyze and assess for opportunities to streamline and improve
Requirements Required
• Baccalaureate degree in IT Systems, or related discipline
• 10+ years of specialized experience in systems engineering or related field
• 5+ years of specialized experience in IT Project Management
• Knowledge of Cybersecurity and its related disciplines

Preferred skills and/or certifications:
• Cybersecurity Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
• Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)
• Experience working closely with Physical Security Subject Matter Experts (SME) doing physical security installs and upgrades

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

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, 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.

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in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting 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.

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