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Tracking Code EPASS-20-1223-F
Job Code 20-1223
Posting Title Systems Security Engineer IV
Post Date 7/31/2020
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 50%
City Patuxent River
State MD
Country US
Description Systems Security Engineer IV (EPASS-20-1223-F):

Bowhead seeks a Systems Security Engineer IV to support the EPASS contract in Patuxent River, MD. The Systems Security Engineer IV will be subject matter expertise and a demonstrated understanding of DoD acquisition processes to ensure timely and synchronized schedule integration of cybersecurity requirements into program schedules and milestones through various acquisition program integrated process teams.

Other duties may include:
• The Candidate shall provide expert SSE and/or cybersecurity engineering guidance and recommendations to program engineers, PMs, program executive officer, MDA and AO. An expert ability to apply and translate operational and user requirements into system and technical requirements for ISR and SOF platforms and sensors is critical.
• Candidate shall have current and demonstrated background related to SCRM to prevent an adversary subverting weapon systems and critical networks.
• The Candidate shall translate and provide comprehensive NIST 800-53 requirements to ensure SSE and procurement solutions are incorporated into an integrated program protection scheme based upon known or anticipated risks.
• The Candidate shall have a demonstrated understanding of technical, engineering and programmatic capabilities and design related to information systems and/or subsystems. Knowledge of systems engineering principles, network architecture analysis, verification and validation of requirements and understanding the risk management process and understanding of the operational context of weapon systems employment is critical.
• The Candidate shall have an expert level understanding from an operational perspective, of limitations and impacts to the end user of the system and maintenance impacts of SSE and/or cybersecurity requirements.
• The Candidate shall provide subject matter expertise to support the AFPEO’s intent to execute RMF to support assessment & authorization of assigned systems including generating required artifacts such as IATT, ATC and ATO packages as well as associated reports and presentations.

Requirements • Working knowledge of the DoD systems engineering implementation with preference for the NAVAIR implementation since CV-22 is part of the Navy-led, joint V-22 program managed by NAVAIR.
• Possesses the advanced knowledge, experience and recognized ability to be considered an expert in their technical/professional field, possess the ability to perform tasks and oversee the efforts of junior and journeyman personnel within the technical/professional discipline. Will demonstrate advanced knowledge of their technical/professional discipline as well as possess a comprehensive understanding and ability to apply associated standards, procedures and practices in their area of expertise.
• Advanced Degree (Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)) and 12 years of experience in the respective technical / professional discipline being performed, five years of which must be in the DoD
• OR, BA/BS degree and 15 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, five of which must be in the DoD
• OR, 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications as described in the Functionally Aligned Job Descriptions, eight of which must be in the DoD.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold 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, 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.

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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.

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