Cybersecurity Engineer - Lead

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States

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Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground,Maryland,United States

Job Title: Cybersecurity Engineer - Lead

Primary Location: USA – Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI with CI polygraph required

Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Regular

Travel: This position may require up to 25% or more travel


Basic Qualifications:

An individual must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • Pass a background investigation
  • Possess a security clearance
  • MS in Computer Science or related technical field and 10 years of relevant experience OR BS in Computer Science or related technical field and 15 years of relevant experience.
  • Proof of vaccination status or negative COVID test results required for access to certain facilities may be required
  • Possess DoD 8570 compliant security certifications to meet IASAE III requirements.


Job Highlights:

Join OMNI Technologies’ Information System Security Engineering team to help architect and engineer systems that utilize existing and emerging technologies.  In this role, you will perform the tasks in coordination with government personnel to provide the cybersecurity support services and solutions necessary to build, integrate, enhance, improve, modernize, implement, test, analyze, assess, sustain, and maintain the cybersecurity posture and capabilities.


General Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience and familiarity with DoD and Army Cybersecurity Polices and Regulations and Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process, including the provisions of ICD 503, the planning and execution of Security Test and Evaluation (STE), and Cybersecurity Test and Evaluation (CTE) events
  • Advanced experience with SELinux, Linux, and Windows server systems
  • Understanding of networking fundamentals and network protocols, like TCP/IP, SSH, SFTP, HTTP, and SCP
  • Experience with Cross Domain Systems
  • Experience with DIACAP, RMF, ICD 503, CNSSI 1253 and NIST Special Publications
  • Experience with the DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS), Security Requirements Guides (SRG), and industry best practices for various applications
  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Host Based Security Suite (HBSS) applications
  • Knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies. 
  • Knowledge of cyber threats and vulnerabilities. 
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles. 
  • Knowledge of national and international laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity. 
  • Knowledge of risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing and mitigating risk). 
  • Knowledge of specific operational impacts of cybersecurity lapses. 


Cybersecurity Engineer Lead Key Job Functions:

OMNI Technologies’ Cybersecurity Engineering team seeks an experienced Information Systems Security Engineer to provide technical expertise with engineering and supporting Accreditation & Authorization (A&A) efforts. In this role, you will:

  • Serves as the on-site lead for the cybersecurity engineers. Responsible for team tasking, deliverables, and managing project artifacts.
  • Strong demonstrated collaboration skills and ability to work across multiple organizations to realize a common mission-focused objective.
  • Knowledge of current and new cyber/IT systems architectures, life-cycle processes, integration and interoperability, design operations and configuration, facilities, practices and methodology across the Government, private industry, and academia. Ability to advise other IT experts throughout the agency or in other agencies on a variety of situations and issues that involve applying or adapting new theories, concepts, principles, standards, methods, or practices.
  • Designs enterprise and systems security throughout the development lifecycle; translates technology and environmental conditions (e.g., Federal Law, Intelligence Community (IC), DoD regulations and policies.) into security designs and processes.
  • Design, develop and implement enclave security requirements in accordance with applicable Intelligence Community, DoD and Army cybersecurity and Information Assurance (IA) regulations, policies and organizational security policies) in Information Systems (ISs). Iss includes Cross Domain Solution Suites (CDSS), Tactical, Cloud, On-Prem, etc., within the program’s portfolio.
  • Provides subject matter expertise and analysis to bridge the gap between high level security requirements and policies and ensures their integration into information technology component products and information systems through purposeful security design or configuration.
  • Provide security consultation/guidance and engineering to PM product owners, customers, system owners and developers, and maintain security process coordination within the Department’s lifecycle management and governance process
  • Develop/integrate cybersecurity designs for systems and networks with multilevel security requirements or requirements for the processing of multiple classification levels of data primarily applicable to government organizations (e.g., UNCLASSIFIED, SECRET, and TOP SECRET).
  • Employ secure configuration management processes. Drafts, develops, and updates CM process and procedures.
  • Ensure acquired or developed system(s) and architecture(s) are consistent with organization’s cybersecurity architecture guidelines.
  • Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan. Ensure acquired or developed system(s) and architecture(s) are consistent with organization’s cybersecurity architecture guidelines.
  • Develops and maintains applicable artifacts to support Iss A&A RMF requirements. Works with the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) team to maintain RMF BOE to support the Authority to Operate (ATO) and meets all FISMA obligations.
  • Must be willing to travel, as needed, up to 25%.



  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Dental, Vision, STD/LTD, and Life Insurance Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan – 4% Employer match of employee contribution
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holidays - All employees are given six (6) paid days off and four (5) floating holidays in observance of the U.S. federal holidays
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA) - 100% funded ($6,500 individual/ $13,000 family)
  • Employee Referral Program - Employee referral bonus is paid for eligible candidates after 90 days of employment
  • Education Assistance & Continuing Education Program - Employees can use up to $5,000 annually toward continuing education, certifications, training, and conference attendance
  • Community Outreach - Employees that volunteer 40 (or more) hours a year to community service or OMNI Community Outreach events receive a cash bonus


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