3252 Systems Engineer with Security Clearance


Quantum Science Solutions

Position Number: 3252
Dulles, VA
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$124,765.33 Systems Engineer – Principal I – ESE05 – Open
Quantum Science Solutions is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment with new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. QSS is seeking a Systems Engineer to collaborate with the Customer’s SE&I team to assess architectures and requirements, to develop derived requirements and systems engineering artifacts, and to guide Agile scrum teams in the development of advanced cybersecurity capabilities. Responsibilities Include:
• Assisting the System Architect and the Development teams in the development, integration, and testing of new advanced leading-edge cybersecurity capabilities.
• Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the system design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.
• Interfacing directly with the Customer, stakeholders, and end-users regarding capability architectures, requirements, use cases, and stories to derive, develop and decompose next-cycle updates and specifications.
• Conducting trade studies to determine improvements to system capabilities and system delivery processes (hardware, software, architecture, automated deployments, training).
• Represent System Engineering concerns at program level meetings.
• Create and maintain the system design documents (SDD and VDD) for the production environment platform and its subsystems. Required Skills
• Must be a US Citizen
• Secret Clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
• Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
• 8+ years of directly relevant experience
• Experience and/or technical understanding of cybersecurity attack-mitigation techniques and cybersecurity architectures
• Extensive experience (4+ years) with Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and practices, Change Management practices, requirements management, traceability, and associated tools Desired Skills:
• Agile development methodology and DevOps experience
• Experience and/or familiarity with architectural views including operational, technical standards, and system/services views and business, data, applications, and technology architectures using applicable standards (e.g., DODAF, FEAF).
• Systems architecture experience including allocation of hardware and software requirements, development of use cases and stories, interface definition, and systems integration and test.
• Experience and/or familiarity with software and system lifecycle methodologies, (e.g ISO, CMMI, ITIL, Agile, SAFe).
• Experience with requirements management tools (DOORS preferred)
• Experience and/or strong familiarity of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and security and privacy controls (NIST 800-37 and NIST 800-53) Required Education:
BS Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR a related field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education. Desired Certifications:
• DoD 8570.1 IAT Level II
• Certified Systems Engineering Professional

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