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Systems Cybersecurity Engineer

Scottsdale, AZ

Posted: 05/24/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 24-00242

Job Description

Systems Cybersecurity Engineer

Position Objectives:

As a Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Engineer for Cyber Systems, you'll be a member of a cross functional team responsible for providing cybersecurity solutions and supporting certification and accreditation activities to assess and mitigate system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Strong use and understanding of systems engineering concepts within the system development life cycle.
  • Strong use and understanding of cybersecurity processes/guidelines such as NIST 800-37 Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
  • Conducting and mitigating vulnerability and compliance assessments on various operating systems, Internet browsers, web servers, databases, network, and peripherals devices.

What sets you apart:
  • Hold a Department of Defense active TS/SCI security clearance with an active Polygraph, and an active security certification (Security+ or CISSP).
  • Leading a cybersecurity team to implement advanced security solutions to meet the customer's mission and deliver a robust and repeatable security approach.
  • Applying industry and DHS cybersecurity technology and trends to ensure engineering project's security services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.
  • Strong knowledge of cyber security technology and trends to develop security engineering products and implement various security designs.
Workplace Options:
  • This position is fully on-site. While on-site, you will be a part of the Scottsdale AZ Hayden facility team.
    Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or a related Science or Mathematics field. Also requires 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Department of Defense active TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. Citizenship is required.


This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jimmy Tallent
Technical Recruiter

As a proud U.S. Army veteran with an extensive 28-year service record, Jimmy Tallent dedicated two decades of his life to active duty and an additional eight years in the Army Reserve, contributing his time, talent and commitment  to various vital aspects of military service. His journey has been diverse, spanning roles in aviation, transportation, and recruiting, allowing him to develop a versatile skill set and a deep understanding of the military landscape.

Originally hailing from the city of Chattanooga, TN, Jimmy embarked on his military career with a passion for service and a commitment to excellence. Throughout his tenure, he served in dynamic and challenging roles, which included the precision and expertise demanded by the  aviation industry, the strategic logistics of transportation, and the interpersonal and leadership skills required in the recruiting field.

In addition to his rich military experience, he pursued and earned a degree in business management, further enhancing his knowledge and capabilities. With this academic achievement, coupled with his practical experience, positioned him as a professional with a comprehensive understanding of both military and business landscapes.

Today, Jimmy is excited to leverage his leadership, organizational, and strategic skills at Contract Professionals, Inc. Jimmy is driven by his commitment to excellence, his discipline instilled through years of military service, and his passion for overcoming challenges. He approaches every opportunity with the same dedication and integrity, which defined his military career.

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