Engility Cybersecurity Engineer in El Segundo, California

About Engility:

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


The Remote Sensing Systems Engineering & Integration (SE&I) team in El Segundo, CA has an immediate need for an experienced Cybersecurity Engineer/Information Assurance Analyst to support the strategic planning and tactical execution of Cyber Integration, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) activities for the SBIRS and Weather Enterprise programs in support of the Space and Missile Systems Center Remote Sensing Directorate (SMC/RS). Major duties of the position include:

  • Ensuring that the cybersecurity architecture and design of the customer’s systems will be functional and secure with the ability to detect and respond to Cyber events.

  • Overseeing system and network designs that encompass multiple computer and network devices to include those with differing data protections/classification requirements

  • Providing security engineering, integration services, technical assessments, and solutions to enable Defensive Cyber Operations.

  • Defines system security requirements, assesses system security architecture designs, and supports the development and sustainment of an enterprise level Risk Management Framework (RMF) program.

  • Supporting cybersecurity activities for space, ground, operations, logistics, and sustainment elements of the Remote Sensing enterprise by identifying risks, issues, and interdependencies between system elements, contracts and stakeholders

  • Developing Computer Network Defense and incident Response Tactics, Techniques and Procedures to monitor and protect the system from cyber-attacks.

  • Collaborating with prime contractors, other team contractors, government civilians, and members of the U.S. Air Force.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Information Assurance, or Information Security, Engineering, Systems Engineering or a related field.

  • 5+ years of strong demonstrated information assurance/Cybersecurity experience.

  • Information Assurance System Architecture and Engineering (IASAE) experience.

  • Motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.

  • Demonstrated experience working with Air Force/DoD customers in an acquisition environment.

  • Able to obtain an Information Assurance System Architecture and Engineering (IASAE) Level III or equivalent DoD 8570.01m.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent DoD 8570.01 Information Assurance Technical Level III Certification.

  • Experience with DoD Information Assurance and Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), DoD 8510 Risk Management Framework (RMF), ICD 503, CNSSI 1253 and NIST 800-53 security requirements.

  • Hands-on experience architecting Network level system monitoring capabilities and SEIM tools. .

  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.

  • Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organizational skill.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to enable working, interfacing, and interrelating with diverse personnel and dynamic teams.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree is preferred.

  • Weather and/or SBIRS-specific experience highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of Space and Ground Command and Control mission capabilities and the ability to assess Mission Critical functions and develop Cyber defensive tactics and procedures to respond to Cyber events.

  • Experience with Space systems, Weather systems, OPIR systems, ground and space system acquisition, and system engineering experience.

  • Experience in defining, developing, implementing and sustaining system accreditations for Air Force Space Command, Air Force and Department of Defense systems and networks

  • Experience with DoDD O-8530.1, Computer Network Defense and CJCSM 6510.01B, Cyber Incident Handling Tactics and Technique.

  • Experience with implementing Continuous Monitoring and deployment of LogRhythm / ArcSight rule sets and alerts.

  • UNIX, Windows, Oracle DB, CISCO router, CISCO, Sidewinder or Juniper Firewall security configuration experience highly desirable; hands on DISA, or NSA Security configuration validation and verification of systems against their documented security requirements a must.

  • Previous experience with space, ground, operations and sustainment segments of a DoD program.