Preferred Systems Solutions Cyber Security Engineer in McLean, Virginia

Are you a talented Cyber Security Engineer looking for the next step in your caree*r*? Check out Tetra Concepts!

Position Description

Tetra Concepts LLC, a subsidiary of PSS, Inc. is actively seeking a Cyber Security Engineer *to join our growing team located in *McLean, VA.**

Clearance Requirements

*TS/SCI with Polygraph * (Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.)

Position Requirements

  • Must hold an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance.

  • Must have earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related technical discipline (the equivalent amount of application development-related work may be substituted in lieu of a degree).

  • Must have 11+ years of prior experience in a Cyber Security, or equivalent, role.

  • Must have CISSP Certification.

  • Must have CEH Certification.

  • Must have prior experience with the following:

  • Recommending best practices in security architecture that promotes cost-effective and efficient systems solutions.

  • Developing risk assessment reports based on review of security plans.

  • Coordinating and performing security testing.

  • Developing and documenting security evaluation test plans and procedures.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Prior experience with the following, preferred:
  • Participating or leading technical exchange meetings and application review boards.
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF)and Assessment & Authorization (A&A;) processes.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Will be directly involved in processing all customer efforts through the various facets of the RMF and A&A; process
  • Determine the overall effectiveness of the controls
  • Provide an assessment of the severity of weaknesses or deficiencies discovered in the information system and its environment of operation
  • Recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities.

About PSS:

Preferred Systems Solutions, Inc. (PSS) is a recognized leader in providing Information Technology, Engineering Services, Program Management, and Consulting Services. For over 20 years, PSS has enabled Government and Commercial clients to achieve their organizational initiatives through the application of high quality, innovative, and cost effective professional services and solutions. PSS provides a positive working environment, with opportunities for advancement in our growing local Federal sector workforce.

Our various customers include: US Army, US Navy, DLA, NAVAIR, DOE, DOS, VA, USDA, TRANSCOM, FBI, DHS, DIA, NGA, GSA, AMBC, DOT and the DOC.

Across these customers, we support the following technologies:

CISCO, Juniper, Windows, Active Directory, Exchange, Remedy, Heat, Java, CSS, HTML, XML, Oracle, VMWare, Unix, Solaris, RedHat, PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Deltek Costpoint, Deltek GCS, ADP, Microsoft Office Suite, Blackberry, Lotus Notes, CAD, Cognos, Cloud Development, PL/SQL, Visual Basic, CRM, HRMS, BASIS, FISMA, NIST, ASP.Net, IDS, HBSS, TCP/IP, Perl, JavaScript – and more.

If you are a Cyber Security Engineer *and seeking an established, mid-sized company to work for, consider a career at* * Tetra Concepts LLC, a subsidiary of PSS, * Inc**. We offer numerous opportunities to expand your experience, in various areas, depending on your individual aptitude and interests. Our employees are not only passionate and driven, but also strive to ensure customer quality is delivered consistently and effectively. In addition to a working environment with opportunities for advancement, we also offer the potential for the following benefits (please inquire further for a full list of benefits):

  • Insurance (medical, dental, vision)

  • Paid leave (holiday, sick, vacation, etc.)

  • 401k plan (employer matching contribution)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Computer purchase programs

  • Potential for clearance upgrade, when possible

  • Flexible work hours

By joining PSS, you will have the unique opportunity to support various customers across multiple programs. Our excellent recruiting team will not only ensure that we find the best match for your skill set, background, and experience, but will also ensure that we provide you continuous employment through our Workforce Management Program.

PSS is committed to the diversity we bring to the marketplace by being an EEOC/AA employer who is committed to hiring a diverse team of professionals to provide world class services and products aimed at exceeding our customer’s expectations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. PSS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location (City/State): VA - McLean

Clearance Level Required: Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph

Job Code: 3759