Full Job Description
Edgewater Federal Solutions is a privately held government contracting firm located near Frederick, MD. The company was founded in 2002 with the vision of being highly recognized and admired for supporting customer missions through employee empowerment, exceptional services, and timely delivery. Edgewater is ISO 9001, 20000-1, 27001 certified, appraised at CMMI Level 3 Maturity for Development and Services, and has been named in the Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington Area Small Companies for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
Edgewater Federal Solutions is currently seeking a Lead Security Engineer to provide support to the DOE IN Project located in Washington, DC.
Acts as a lead in performing systems analysis of computer and communications/networks systems. Oversees the overall installation of computer operating systems, network, and application software, and other Cloud Computing infrastructure components. Has ability to adapt to new situations and environments. Possesses keen troubleshooting skills to assist other Sr. Systems Analysts/Engineers and Program Managers to analyze enterprise information and process workflow management.
Lead the development of sections of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents
Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the delivery of production systems that are compatible with the defined system architectures
Develop system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination.
Lead or participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations
Participate in interface definition, design, and changes to the configuration between affected groups and individuals throughout the life cycle
Allocate real-time process budgets and error budgets to systems and subsystem components.
Derive from the system requirements an understanding of stakeholder needs, functions that may be logically inferred and implied as essential to system effectiveness
Derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable
Generate alternative system concepts, physical architectures, and design solutions
Participate in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provide a common reference point for hardware and software developers
Define the methods, processes, and evaluation criteria by which the systems, subsystems and work products are verified against their requirements in a written plan
Develop system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfils the functional analysis
Develop derived requirements for Information Assurance Services (Confidentiality, Integrity, Non repudiation, and Availability); Basic Information Assurance mechanisms (e.g., Identification, Authentication, Access Control, Accountability); and Security Mechanism Technology (Passwords, cryptography, discretionary access control, mandatory access control, hashing, key management, etc.)
Review and provide input to program and contract work breakdown structure (WBS), work packages and integrated master plan
Provide technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of specific components of complex hardware/software systems to include requirements elicitation, analysis and functional allocation, conducting systems requirements reviews, developing concepts of operation and interface standards, developing system architectures, and performing technical/non-technical assessment and management as well as end-to-end flow analysis
Develop scenarios (threads) and an Operational Concept that describes the interactions between the system, the user, and the environment, that satisfies operational, support, maintenance, and disposal needs
Review and/or recommend approval of system engineering documentation to ensure that processes and specifications meet system needs and are accurate, comprehensive, and complete
Prepare time-line analysis diagrams illustration the flow of time-dependent functions
Experience with system engineering, computer science, information systems, engineering science, or engineering management
Experience with leading cybersecurity or IT teams
Experience with deploying, maintaining, or integrating using cybersecurity tools, including Splunk, Elastic, Cisco FirePower, FireEye NX, Tanium, or Cylance
Knowledge of security architecture design and integration
Ability to integrate cybersecurity engineering principles into infrastructure planning, design, and deployment
Ability to meet schedule, performance, and quality within the systems development life cycle (SDLC)
Active Top Secret clearance
A relevant Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 14 years of relevant experience.
With a relevant Master’s degree, 12 years of relevant experience is acceptable.
With a PhD, 10 years of relevant experience is required.