Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Position Location: Arlington VA
Job Code: 1711
Number of Openings: 1


Description and Responsibilities : 

We are seeking talented engineers with experience in cyber security engineering. The candidate will support projects to enhance and optimize the current security systems across multiple datacenters. This is a engineer position that requires someone with good hands-on experience managing a large and complex IT environment. This will be a fast-paced environment that will require in-depth knowledge and technical expertise meet our customer's deadlines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as an information security advisor to drive new initiatives and cyber security technology adoption
  • Strong team partnering skills; excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Liaison between the government client, the contractor and the DAA on all matters relating to information security
  • Assist with recommendations for mitigation or remediation planning for various systems
  • Independently identifies cyber security projects that need to be done and effectively prioritizes time to complete multiple assignments
  • Participates actively in contributing to the team and works with customers to develop and evaluate solutions by analyzing needs and impact
  • Define System Security Requirements; designing System Security Architecture; developing detailed Security Designs (including system security certifications and project evaluations)
  • Apply principles and technology including access/control, authorization, identification and authentication, public key infrastructure, network, and enterprise security architecture


  • Active Top Secret Clearance
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in engineering or related discipline plus 4 additional years of experience in datacenter virtualization. Experience can be substituted for a degree. 
  • DoD 8570 Baseline Security Certification for an IAT level 2
  • Direct experience integrating information assurance disciplines into the system design, development, integration, and implementation
  • Experience developing security plans for employing enterprise-wide security architecture
  • Experience assessing and auditing network penetration testing antivirus planning assistance, risk analysis and incident response
  • Experience applying security risk assessment methodology to system development, including threat model development, vulnerability assessments, and resulting security risk analysis
  • Experience in the implementation of cross domain solutions e.g. an information assurance solution that provides the ability to manually and/or automatically access and/or transfer between two or more differing security domains

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) process, the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process
  • Seven (7) years’ experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity required
  • Strong team partnering skills; excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Must be able to apply technical principles, theories, and concepts; expected to contribute to the development of new principles and concepts

Location: Arlington, VA


Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

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