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System Engineer

Dulles, VA
Responsibilities include:
Providing Systems Engineering project leadership in support of a large, leading edge cybersecurity system.
Coordinating teams in the development, integration, and testing of advanced leading-edge cybersecurity, with the assistance of the Design & Development Lead and Chief Engineer
Interfacing directly with the Customer, stakeholders, and end-users regarding priorities, capability architectures, requirements, use cases, and stories to derive, develop and decompose next-cycle updates and specifications
Representing the voice of the user in development
Collaborating within Agile Release Trains and Agile Teams
Supporting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation countermeasures
Providing Systems Engineering expertise and leadership in support of a large cybersecurity system

MANDATORY SKILLS: 6+ years of directly relevant systems engineering experience such as allocation of hardware and software requirements, development of use cases and stories, Detailed design of system components, and direct automation / orchestration experience with larger systems
Proven leadership skills and meaningful experience successfully leading large teams
Able to effectively work as a leader, in a group, or as an independent individual contributor
Experience working in an Agile development environment in a leadership role
Possesses or quickly develops a comprehensive understanding of Government Information Security policies, regulations, and guidelines
Advanced experience with AWS / Azure cloud deployment and management tools
Expertise in automation of infrastructure - deployment, configuration, and orchestration
Direct experience with scripting in JSON, YAML, HCL, Python, bash/PSH and/or CloudFormation/ Terraform
Required Education:
Bachelors degree in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or a related discipline is required; or HS Diploma and 14 years of experience.
Must be a US Citizen
Must have an active Secret clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Knowledge and experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or similar lean Agile framework
Experience with Cloud Service Providers (AWS, Azure) and cloud architecture, design, and implementation - DevSecOps or DevOps experience
Experience and/or familiarity with software and system lifecycle methodologies, (e.g ISO, CMMI, ITIL, etc.)
Experience and/or familiarity of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and security and privacy controls (proprietary standards and NIST 800-53) - DHS experience.
Agile software development methodology certification (e.g. SCRUM Master)
AWS Cloud Practitioner
AWS Solutions Architect Associate / Pro
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level I or II (e.g. CISSP)

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance

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