UIC Alaska

Senior Systems Security Engineer

Cybersecurity/Information Security
Position Type
Location : Location
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%




Bowhead is seeking a Senior Systems Security Engineer in Dahlgren, VA. The Senior Sytems Security Engineer will assure all Information Systems (IS), Government desktops, and corporate network components, unclassified and classified, adhere to and are certified in accordance with the latest versions of guidance such as NAVSEA, DoN, DoD, US CYBERCOM, and other relevant guidance, such as DoD 8500 series, NAVSEAINST 5239.1, and DOD Inst. 5200.40. 


Essential functions for the Systems Security Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical assistance to the Government in assuring compliance with all policies, guidance, and recommendations stipulated and promulgated by the NSWCDD ISSM.
  • Recommend and develop draft IA and system security procedures and practices, in accordance with the NSWCDD Information Assurance and Compliance Office standards, and administer approved procedures and practices.
  • Identify security vulnerabilities and recommend corrective security measures for network access points.


  • Four (4) years of professional experience in relation to IT security with the DoD or Navy.
  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAM Level II Certification
  • Experience with vulnerability analysis, risk analysis, scanning for viruses and other software that
    is detrimental.
  • Qualified experience in accreditation of systems and audits.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.


  • Knowledge of RDT&E and/or tactical systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 5 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for this contract.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 




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