Cyber Security Engineer - ENG04 - Cleared On-Site

Richardson, TX 75082

Posted: 06/24/2019 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 12871

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to join our team and work at our client site in Richardson, TX.

Job Description: We are looking for a talented Cyber Security Engineer to will join the Cyber Security Engineering team as a Cyber Security professional, in Information Assurance, supporting the development and maintenance of custom solutions.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS as well as custom-developed products
  • Preparation of documentation to support Assessment & Authorization activities
  • Arrange, support and/or lead Cyber Security activities for program sell-off of security related requirement
  • Applied knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to support customer needs and requirements
  • Preparing for, writing, and presenting trade studies, cost benefit analyses, reports and briefings as required
  • Requires the aptitude to:
    • Apply extensive technical expertise in Cyber Security Engineering
    • Full knowledge of other related disciplines
    • Develop technical solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity
    • Work without appreciable direction
    • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment
    • Guide the successful completion of major programs and function in a project leadership role
    • Represent the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects
    • Interact with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations


Clearance Requirement:  An active US Government TS/SCI clearance and US Citizenship is required as of day one for this position.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience in cybersecurity to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including NISPOM and/or ICD 503 guidelines, directives and security mandates
  • Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients
  • Strong understanding of security design and architecture with the ability to recommend solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems
  • Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documentation skills and experience in, at minimum 4, of the following areas:
    • Linux system administration
    • Windows system administration
    • Network component administration
    • VMware administration
    • Operating system hardening
    • Nessus Vulnerability Scanner
  • Vulnerability assessment testing, analytics and remediation
  • Software and/or Protocol(s) (LDAP/Active Directory, Tripware)
  • Certification and Accreditation (SP800-57, ICD503 preferred)
  • Developing System Security Plans (SSPs) and all supporting certification and accreditation documentation (e.g. XACTA)
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce deliverable products
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools, particularly Excel, Project, and PowerPoint
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends as required to achieve milestones
  • Proven ability to collaborate with internal company contacts as well as inter-organizational and outside customer contacts on routine matters

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in the design and development of cloud-based systems, security architectures and analytics development
  • Security Certifications in accordance to DoD 8570 (IAT Level I preferred); Security +; CISSP; SANS GSEC
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle models (waterfall and Agile) and program lifecycle modes
  • Experience in CONOPS / OPSCON development, especially in workflow related area to this domain
  • Experience analyzing and decomposing requirements using DOORS
  • Ability to the identify, manage, and mitigate technical risk 
  •   Knowledge of Cost Account Management (CAM)
  • Knowledge of Earn Value Management System (EVMS)
  • Qualified Raytheon Six Sigma Specialist or equivalent

Education Requirements:
  • 6 years with a BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or related technical degree; 4 years with a MS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or related technical degree


Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.


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