Cyber Security Team Lead - Military veterans preferred

Trace Systems (
Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   employee   contract

Joint Base Andrews
United States

Cyber Security Team Lead
Job ID 2020-3619
# of Openings 1
Mission Essential Work - Trace is hiring immediately!

Job Title: Cyber Security Team Lead

Job Location: Joint Base Andrews, MD

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret/SCI clearance

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required

Job Responsibilities:
Trace Systems is seeking an innovative and highly-driven individual to join our growing MPE Program as a Cyber Security Team Lead.

Duties and responsibilities to include:

Provide daily supervision and direction to staff.
Develop and maintain system-level cybersecurity program that includes cybersecurity architecture, requirements, objectives and policies, cybersecurity personnel, and cybersecurity processes and procedures.
Continuously monitor ISs for security-relevant events and configuration changes that negatively affect security posture.
Periodically assess the quality of security controls implementation against performance indicators, such as security incidents, feedback from external inspection agencies, exercises, and operational evaluations.
Coordinate with security manager's to ensure issues affecting organization's overall security are addressed.
Primary lead in ensuring the teams' tracking, updating, and building significant bodies of evidence of the various controls in place for the solution.
Establish systems and manage work with various subject matter experts to ensure the Cyber Security Team identifies gaps in the approach and provides effective mitigation strategies and Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms).
Perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.
Assist in the implementation of the required policy, make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
Support the formal Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.
Research new technologies, understand existing processes, and reference recognized standards and frameworks.
Operate effectively and with minimal supervision, within a team or independently, performing special projects and related duties, as assigned.
Interact with internal and external management and senior-level customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and/or contractual clarifications.
Provide oversight for the establishment, implementation and adherence to policies and standards that guide and support the terms of the information security strategy.
Provide risk management activities that assure an acceptable level of risk for the organization/project.
Assess, validate, and apply specialized Cyber Security expertise to all stages of the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Assess various operational changes and engineering design changes to determine the impact on the security posture of the solution.
Perform other duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications:
Eight years direct experience in the last ten years.
Current CISSP certification is required
Detailed knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) cyber security requirements and guidance, cyber security related risk management techniques
Functional knowledge of DoD and Air Force cyber policies and directives.
Experience creating DOD RMF packages and associated work products and managing them through the program lifecycle.
Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret/SCI clearance
Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements: US Citizenship is required
Desired Qualifications:
Experience with the Cross Domain Solution (CDS) authorization process.
Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering). With at least fifteen years of general experience of which ten years is directly related experience, a degree is not required.
Trace Systems
Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroadâ??â?? whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: #jointracesystems

Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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