System Security Engineer- Senior

UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies


System Security Engineer- Senior (PEOC3T):

Bowhead is currently seeking a Sr. System Security Engineer (SSE) to support the PEO C3T contract in Aberdeen, MD. The SSE will plan, coordinate, and implement the organizations computer information security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure. Review violations of computer security procedures to eliminate violations. May provide work leadership for lower level employees.


Research, test, and evaluate cybersecurity system architecture in accordance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53, Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Army policies

Perform tactical cyber security test and evaluation planning using threat penetration teams, cyber security vulnerability analysis, computer hardware, systems software, and computer system architecture and integration to include the evaluation of tactical network integration and satellite communications

Analyze and assess Information Systems Cybersecurity controls for threat and cybersecurity events related to tactical and acquisition system that impact the systems cybersecurity posture

Perform periodic reviews to determine the security posture of all PEO C3T acquisition systems and tactical networks to ensure compliance with all NIST, DoD, and Army policies

Provide recommendations in support of cybersecurity for Assessment and Authorization (A&A) implementation of the RMF process for tactical systems and networks

Other duties as assigned


Bachelors degree in an appropriate scientific, engineering, or computer related discipline

8 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education, experience and certifications.

Experience with cyber security policies and implementation.

Experience with Army C4ISR systems.

Certified in accordance with DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01-M

Experience with the Risk Management Framework

Experience with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds

Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must have an active security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

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UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar company recognized as a top Alaska Native Corporation providing services across the Department of Defense and many federal agencies. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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ID 2024-20951

Category Program/Project Management

Location : Location US-MD-Aberdeen

Minimum Clearance Required Secret

Travel Requirement Less than 10%

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