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Cyber Security Engineer, ABERDEEN, MD

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Cyber Security Engineer
Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States
Full time

Amentum is now hiring a Cyber Security Engineer for its Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD location.

Hybrid Telework opportunities are available for those living in the area.

You are a Cybersecurity Engineer knowledgeable in the implementation of Cyber Security requirements and processes. You’re also a very organized person, capable of working well independently and as part of a team to accomplish a mission. Your focus on objectives and your knowledge of network and cyber security architecture requirements, certification plans, and accreditation processes ensures you have an organized and compliant approach to execute the Cyber Security requirements for Army tactical network and communications systems.


Use your knowledge with DoD network and cyber security standards to guide the development of Cybersecurity policy, engineering requirements, network and cyber security architecture, implementation plans, certification and accreditation for Army Tactical Network systems.

Follow Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements and DISA STIGs.

Utilize your understanding of application of FIPS 140-2 compliance and NIST framework principles to translate cyber security solutions, processes, configuration implementation, and application requirements.

Work with cyber security tools employed within DoD architectures, such as: ACAS Security Center and Nessus Scanner, varied Firewall and IDS/IPS technologies, Endpoint Security products, Security Incident and Event Management, and PKI.

Utilize experience with scripting languages (Python, Java, PowerShell, etc) .  

Complete incident handling processes and analyze data from scans.

Implement and enforce security policies across the organization as well as install, test and evaluate cyber security products.

Showcase your ability to produce documentation, briefing materials, and network diagrams in Power Point, Word, Excel and Visio.



Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Cyber Security and 6 years of experience with DoD network engineering/management of which 4 years must be specific to cyber security.

Or a high school diploma with 10 years DoD network engineering/management experience of which 4 years or must be specific to cyber security.

Must have an Active Secret US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to maintain a Secret Clearance.

DoD 8570 certifications for IAT Level III or IAM Level II.

Must be willing to travel up to 50%.

Preferred Qualifications


DoD 8570/8140 Certification and Security+ Certification.

Experience with Ansible, Elastic (ELK) stack, Cisco ASA, Palo Alto Firewall/IPS/Panorama, Kafka, virtual machines, and containers.

In-depth knowledge of intelligence community cybersecurity requirements.



Our 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.


Security Clearance Required: Yes

Amentum / Equal Opportunity Employer / JBAMN R0095836 


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