Cyber Team Lead at Jacobs (Huntsville, AL)

| Huntsville, AL
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This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award. Award expected Fall 2022.

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to apply your advanced technical skills to support the MDA with their development of the next-generation ground-based missile defense system? The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the Missile Defense System provides the capability to engage and destroy intermediate- and long-range ballistic missile threats in space to protect the United States. The SITR contractor will support MDA with systems engineering, program integration, and testing of the GMD weapon system. The SITR team will engage component development and sustainment prime contractors to ensure the weapon system delivers the warfighting capability to meet current and future missile threats. The SITR Contract is a single award IDIQ contract with a 10-year Period of Performance. This program requires dedicated professionals in cybersecurity, program management, program protection, quality, safety, mission assurance; digital engineering, model-based systems engineering, modeling and simulation, specialty engineering, and test.

  • Job Description
    • Leads SITR Cyber Team responsible for planning and coordinating with the Government, and executing GMD Element cybersecurity, cyber resiliency, and systems security engineering activities for the upgrades to the GMD Element
  • Primary Responsibilities
    • Actively coordinates with MDA and GMD stakeholders to identify and address GMD security compliance and Information Assurance issues
    • Leads team to develop, update, and/or review RMF documentation to include Security Plans, Implementation Plans, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and Risk Assessment Reports using Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS); provide technical support and direction for the SITR Cyber team
    • Use engineering/scientific tools to integrate requirements and solve technical problems
    • Interacts with team members and cross-organizational stakeholders at many levels of customer, associate contractor, and Jacobs leadership and management


  • Basic Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical field with 14 or more years' experience, or master's with 12 or more years' experience, or PhD with 9 or more years' experience
    • Knowledge and experience working with the DoD's cybersecurity processes to include DIACAP and/or the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
    • Be able to apply knowledge with proficiency in relevant engineering principles and practices
    • Have strong writing and project management skills necessary to oversee engineering projects and produce documentation required for certification evaluation
    • Must have a current DoD IAM Level III approved certification
    • Must have an active DoD Secret Security Clearance
  • Desired Qualifications
    • Have experience evaluating and reviewing security settings to enforce cybersecurity standards
    • Have knowledge of DISA sponsored accreditation-tracking tools
    • Have knowledge of intrusion detection and firewall system architecture and management with the ability to review and analyze configurations and make recommendations
    • Have experience with TEMPEST enforcement; CAC/PKI technology; Common Criteria requirements; FIPS 140-2 standards to evaluate and document security controls
    • 15 years progressive cyber security or technical leadership experience
    • Active Top Secret security clearance.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must pass drug testing.
  • Must be able to read and write effectively in English.
  • Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers' safekeeping, and encouraging others to work safely.
  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.
  • Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading, or speaking with others.
  • Must be flexible to support the customer.
  • Must be a resident in the local area of the main supported unit.
  • Have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to gain cooperation from others through tact, courtesy, and diplomacy.


Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.
More Information on Jacobs
Jacobs operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX, Fort Worth, TX, Irvine, CA, Baton Rouge, LA, Orlando, FL, Atlanta, GA, Greenville, SC, Reston, VA and New York, NY. Jacobs was founded in 1947. It has 67337 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all jobs at Jacobs, click here.
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