ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking a Sr. Principal Systems Engineer who has experience assessing architechtures and requirements, developing derived requirements and systems engineering artifacts, and guiding Agile scrum teams in the development of advanced cybersecurity capabilities in the federal market. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Providing Systems Engineering expertise and leadership in support of a large cybersecurity system
  • Assisting the Chief Engineer and the Development teams in the development, integration, and testing of advanced leading-edge cybersecurity capabilities
  • Collaborating within Agile Scrum teams as a key contributor responsible for the system design and implementation of advanced cybersecurity capabilities
  • Interfacing directly with the Customer, stakeholders, and end-users regarding capability architectures, requirements, use cases, and stories to derive, develop and decompose next-cycle updates and specifications
  • Supporting risk assessments and developing risk mitigation countermeasures
  • Conducting trade studies to determine improvements to system capabilities and system delivery processes (hardware, software, architecture, automated deployments, training)

Required Skills

  • Systems engineering experience such as allocation of hardware and software requirements, development of use cases and stories, interface definition, and systems integration & test
  • Leadership skills and meaningful experience successfully leading teams
  • Able to effectively work as a leader, in a group, or as an individual contributor
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, ideally in a leadership role
  • Experience with and technical understanding of cybersecurity attack-mitigation techniques and cybersecurity architectures
  • Experience with Systems Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and practices, Change Management practices, requirements management, traceability, and associated tools
  • Possesses or quickly develops a comprehensive understanding of Government Information Security policies, regulations, and guidelines
  • Must be able to work collaboratively across agencies and physical locations

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge and experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) or similar lean Agile framework
  • Agile Systems Engineering and/or development experience
  • DevSecOps or DevOps experience
  • Experience and/or familiarity with architectural views including operational, technical standards, and system/services views and business, data, applications, and technology architectures using applicable standards (e.g., DODAF, FEAF)
  • Experience and/or familiarity with software and system lifecycle methodologies, (e.g ISO, CMMI, ITIL, Agile, SAFe)
  • Experience with requirements management tools (DOORS preferred)
  • Experience and/or familiarity of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and security and privacy controls (NIST 800-37 and NIST 800-53)
  • DHS experience

Education Requirement

  • BS Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR a related field.
  • Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education

Years of Experience Requirement

  • 10+ years of directly relevant systems engineering experience such as allocation of hardware and software requirements, development of use cases and stories, interface definition, and systems integration & test

Certification Requirement

  • Desired:
    • DoD 8570.1 IAT Level I or II (e.g. CISSP)
    • Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) or similar
    • SAFe certification (SA, SP, SSM/SASM, RTE, POPM, SPD, ASE, or SPC)

Location

  • Dulles, VA

Security Clearance

  • Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability

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