Sr. Cyber Security Specialist

Fort Belvoir, VA

Sr. Cyber Security Specialist

Category: Cyber Security

Main location: United States, Virginia, Fort Belvoir

Position ID: J0524-0923

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cyber Security Specialist IV to join our team. As the subject matter expert for all cybersecurity and information technology aspects of the assigned program, you will be responsible for performing top-level system architecture design, development, integration, testing, installation, and troubleshooting. You will translate military operational and mission requirements into practical systems concepts and design performance requirements. Additionally, you will participate in program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the cybersecurity specialist/engineering on assigned programs.

This position is on Ft. Belvoir, VA

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Serve as the subject matter expert for all cybersecurity and information technology aspects of the assigned program.

  • Perform top-level system architecture-related design, development, integration, testing, installation, and troubleshooting.

  • Translate military operational and mission requirements (ground, sea, air, and space) into practical systems concepts and design performance requirements.

  • Participate in post-awards, program reviews, design reviews, and IPTs as the cybersecurity specialist/engineering on assigned programs.

  • Evaluate and conduct design efforts from a cybersecurity viewpoint to ensure integration of all required cybersecurity products and adequacy of the analyses.

  • Prepare and review cybersecurity-related test plans, procedures, and reports on technical adequacy on assigned programs for both government and contractor tests, as well as related failure reports.

  • Review and evaluate system performance against cybersecurity-related specification requirements, monitor and assess field performance, and assess the risk of meeting user and specification requirements.

  • Prepare and evaluate cybersecurity security strategies for requested programs.

  • Have extensive experience in operational Cyber Security accreditation and certification of embedded systems accredited at Secret level and below.

  • Possess an extensive understanding of AR 25-2 and the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF), including recent experience (less than 2 years old) in obtaining system accreditation using the DoD RMF and the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) software.

  • Have extensive experience preparing recommended IA approval and supporting information documentation and understanding of systems engineering processes.

  • Possess an extensive understanding of the DoD standards guiding the development of cybersecurity policy, requirements, integration, engineering, and certification and accreditation.

  • Perform security analyses and risk/vulnerability assessments

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • MS in Cybersecurity or equivalent (as determined by the Government).

  • Over 20 years of relevant experience.

  • Have the breadth of experience and knowledge, and recognition in the Cybersecurity community, to lead efforts on assigned programs and work independently with minimal oversight from the Government Lead.

  • Serve as a consultant to other team members and mentor the workforce on Cybersecurity matters.

  • Evaluate Cybersecurity products, procedures, and system architecture used on past programs and establish new and innovative cybersecurity strategies.

  • Identify issues and brief the PM on possible courses of action and their impact.

  • CISSP certification.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to skill set, level, experience, relevant training, and license and certifications. To support the ability to reward for merit-based performance, CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range for this role in the U.S. is $96,500.00 - $235,200.00.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners,

empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company.

CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive compensation

• Comprehensive insurance options

• Matching contributions through the 401(k) plan and the share purchase plan

• Paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick time

• Paid maternity and parental leave

• Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

• Member assistance and wellness programs

Due to the nature of this government contract, US Citizenship is required.




  • Computer Security

  • Military

  • Technical Analysis

What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

Come join our team—one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, height, weight, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. Dependent upon role and/or federal government security clearance requirements, and in accordance with applicable laws, some background investigations may include a credit check. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.