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Cyber Systems Engineer

Location: Huntsville, Alabama Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-7086 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

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Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI), is seeking a Cyber Systems Engineer in Huntsville, AL. 

At MTSI, our more than 1,400 co-owners recognize the high demand for specialized professionals within our industry and that you have many options to choose.  As an employee owned company where culture matters, we believe that by investing in our people we are investing in our company’s future! 

MTSI’s core capabilities run deep across a multitude of areas to include Systems Engineering & Technical Assistance, Integration, Modeling & Simulation, Test & Evaluation, Acquisitions & Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, cybersecurity, space and homeland defense.

Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in our industry.  Eligible new co-workers start with 20 days PTO plus 10 federal holidays, 6% 401k company match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).  We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

For additional company information, please visit:  www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is seeking a Cyber Systems Engineer to support the Missile Defense Agency Ground Based Midcourse Defense Program Office. Candidate should be able to manage the system level processes in the eMASS tool to obtain and preserve an Authorization-To-Operate (ATO). Manage and execute the system’ priorities to ensure that artifacts are well-documented within eMASS at all times. Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for providing expertise for Cybersecurity Monitoring Services (ACAS) in support of Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify and brief technical concerns through executive level- briefings to senior leadership
  • Assist with Risk Management (RM), to include developing, implementing, and monitoring RM processes and procedures; analyzing performance; and assessing issues.
  • Ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders to execute system requirements
  • Analyze policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provide recommendations for closing security gaps
  • Assist with risk handling plans and make recommendations for technical engineering solutions to cybersecurity compliance issues.
  • Support the Government Integrated Product Team by representing the interests of the Customer in working group forums, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), and any other forums required by the customer.
  • Research, analyze, and document the applicability and feasibility of Cyber technology/upgrades and their Cyber/Computer Network Defense impacts in support of the Weapon and/or Missile Systems.
  • Assist the Program in developing artifacts to support authorization activities.
  • Assist in guiding all packages through the eMASS Package Approval Chain (PAC) and ensure required technical representation is present for any signing session with the AO.
  • Ensure that all artifacts and Objective Evidence in the eMASS tool meet the requirements for the PAC for systems that are ready to receive a system authorization or approval.
  • Identify, define and characterize development-related cyber and technical risks, provide the evidence-based rationale for this and recommend mitigation for informed management decisions.
  • Monitor and evaluate engineering architectural diagrams and develop and maintain the GM Architecture Documents for future capabilities.

Qualifications:

Expereince Requirements:

  • 8+ years of related experience with DoD systems; preferably with GMD or MDA programs from a Prime development level or service support level effort
  • BS degree (B.S Engineering, Science, or Mathematics desired. Will consider Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance)
  • Candidate must have a Secret Clearance, prefer Top Secret
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework implementation throughout the acquisition lifecycle process
  • Comprehension of continuous monitoring to support for information systems.
  • 2+ years of experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) preferred
  • Proficiency in written and verbal skills as well as MS Office
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver products on schedule
  • Capability to develop and present program briefings to senior management-level personnel
  • Ability to interpret raw data and develop metrics for briefings
  • Familiarity and experience with engineering programs desired.
  • Capable of performing as a member of a team and assisting with solving complex problems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Self-starter with enthusiasm and capacity to learn in a fast-paced environment
  • Travel as required to support oversight, meetings, reviews, etc.

Attributes:

  • Honesty, superior ethics
  • Interpersonal savvy, excellent communication skills
  • Ability to be a team player
  • Initiative
  • Positive attitude
  • Professionalism
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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

EEO Statement: MTSI embraces nine core values including our first core value of Employees come first. Consistent with our Core Values, we are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, military/veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by law. MTSI is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with MTSI and need special assistance or accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to jobs@mtsi-va.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation is made on a case-by-case basis.

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