PAE, Inc Cyber Security Systems Engineer in Reston, Virginia

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Cyber Security Systems Engineer

Responsibilities include:

• Evaluating security assessment.

• Advising and assisting with the full Sponsor life-cycle Assessment and Accreditation(A&A) process.

Duties include:

• Examining the Sponsor information systems to identify vulnerabilities and recommend mitigating strategies.

•Ensuring the integrity of Sponsor systems by identifying and mitigating potential avenues of exploitation, including system level attacks and user level attacks.

Occasional travel will be required between buildings in the area.

Job Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrated experience coordinating and performing cyber assessments, analyzing and documenting test results, documenting risk, and recommending mitigating countermeasures to identified threats, vulnerabilities, and shortfalls.

  2. Demonstrated experience using cyber assessment tools; for example: Web Inspect and AppDetective.

  3. Demonstrated experience reading and analyzing security plans to develop an understanding of systems and applications including making recommendations on program-level documentation (e.g., requirements specification, system architecture, design documents, test plans, security plans, etc.)

  4. Demonstrated experience performing cyber assessments on Windows and Linux platforms.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.