Sr Principal Cyber Systems Engineer/Lab Sustainment Lead (Clearance Required)

    • San Dimas, CA

Engineering Operations in Azusa, California is seeking a Sr. Principal Cyber Systems Engineer level 4 to oversee operations of the Real-Time Enterprise Models and Simulations (RTEMS) Lab, which provides test support for the Missile Defense Agency.

This is a technical leadership or leadership development role requiring an understanding of computer infrastructure administration, systems architecture, cyber security, information assurance and the ability to work with a diverse user community in a dynamic environment.
The successful candidate will lead a team of system administrators, interface with internal and external organizations and stakeholders, perform project management and coordinate all aspects of the lab's infrastructure.

The ideal candidate will be a highly organized self-starter with the ability to work with all levels of management with minimal supervision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage infrastructure support scope, cost and schedule
  • Oversee cybersecurity flaw remediation (vulnerability scanning, patching, etc.)
  • Monitor and troubleshoot lab infrastructure usage, performance, integrity and backups
  • Oversee hardware and software integration, installation and upgrades
  • Oversee system and network problem investigation and resolution
  • Oversee cybersecurity compliance with MDA and DCSA
  • Responsible for Cyber Command Readiness Inspection (CCRI) and Vulnerability Assessment
  • Chair change management boards
  • Maintain maintenance support contract for hardware and software
  • Maintain applicable documentation


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field & 9 years of professional exempt level related experience, OR a Master's Degree in a STEM field & 7 years of professional exempt level related work experience
  • Active & Current DoD secret security clearance
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Prior experience as a project manager or team lead

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP or other cybersecurity certification
  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (NIST 800-53)
  • Experience with Windows, Linux, AIX and NetApp
  • Experience with networking (routing, switching, multicast and firewall)
  • Experience with Host Based Security System (HBSS)
  • Experience with multifactor authentication systems (Centrify and RSA)

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