• Computer Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
    Job ID
    Information Technology
    Clearance Level
  • Overview

    USfalcon, Inc., recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States, is seeking a Computer Software Engineer to support US Army Cyber Command to work out of Ft Belvoir, VA.

    The qualified Systems Engineer will support the Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP) Security Operations Center through application of sound security architecture and engineering principles for the development, direction, and implementation of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities, or detect when prevention fails.



    • Maintain baseline images for all AIS and Network devices IAW DoD and Army baseline configuration.
    • Ensure all systems are configured to the minimumsecurity baseline in accordance with AR 252 and local policy. All systems built using the Army Gold Master baseline image provided by the local Regional Cyber Center (RCC) or supporting Theater Signal Command (TSC).
    • Operate and maintain servers; perform log analysis, error detection, fault correction, backups, and restore.
    • Perform startup and shutdown of the systems as required
    • Maintain all systems with current antivirus, vendor patches, and comply with Defense Systems Information Agency (DISA) Vulnerability Management System (VMS) (or equivalent) reporting requirements.
    • Ensure compliance with STIGs and ensure applicable Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) alerts and bulletins are applied prior to the suspense date.
    • System Center Configuration Manager or current equivalent shall be used to apply patches and IAVM fixes to computers attached to the network.
    • Assist with the preparation of the documentation required to accredit all Information Systems in accordance with AR 252 and DoDI 8510.01, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD Information Technology (IT), and shall submit that documentation to the IAM.
    • Collect and maintain information needed to meet system IA reporting requirements.
    • Scan or coordinate scanning on at least 95% of the systems using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution or DoD approved equivalent.
    • Conduct biannual Security Content Automation Protocol scans on 100% of the systems.
    • Remediate Category (CAT) 1 vulnerabilities within seven (7) working days of discovery and CAT 2 findings within 30 working days of discovery.
    • Prepare a Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) within one (1) business day of discovery for remediation of findings that cannot be completed within the specified timeframes.
    • Record all scans and actions taken, including POA&Ms and mitigation plans, in VMS (or equivalent).
    • Additional duties as assigned




    • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
    • Experience in enterprise network cyber defense
    • Experience with using the Army Gold Master baseline images
    • Experience with building, configuring, patching, and upgrading servers, network devices, workstations, portable desktops, laptop computers, operating systems, and server applications following Security Technical Information Guides (STIGs).
    • Experience using Risk Management Framework (RMF)
    • Experience operating in a DoD Intelligence environment or other national level agency preferred.


    • Bachelors' degree from an accredited institution or 7 years similar Systems Engineering, Information Technology and troubleshooting activities.
    • IA Certification

      • Primary: Computer Network Defense – Infrastructure Support (CND-IS)
      • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), or
      • GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), or
      • (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), or
      • CompTIA CySA+ (Exam Code CS0-001)
    • IAT Level II Certification

      • CompTIA Security+ CE certification, or

      • Cisco Certified Network Associate – Security (CCNA Security), or

      • GIAC Global Security Cyber Security Professional (GICSP), or

      • GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), or

      • (ISC)2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)




    TRAVEL: Personnel may be required to travel periodically within Fort Belvoir and the National Capitol Region (NCR).


    Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; SECRET, TS, or TS/SCI clearance is required.

    About the Company: USfalcon provides integrated technology solutions worldwide to Department of Defense and National Security clients in the areas of Aerospace, Mission Systems Engineering, Information Technology and Education and Training. USfalcon has been recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States, with offices in Cary, NC, Reston, VA, Colorado Springs, CO, Dayton, OH and Huntsville, AL. USfalcon is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. www.usfalcon.com 



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