Cybersecurity Engineer Job at Paragon Cyber Solutions, Patrick County, VA

  • Paragon Cyber Solutions
  • Patrick County, VA

Job Description

Paragon Cyber Solutions has an immediate opening for those ready for an exciting and dynamic career as a Cybersecurity Engineer to join other smart, talented, and dedicated engineers that pride themselves in analyzing the most difficult challenges for the launch-test range while developing and delivering solutions to meet the needs of the US Space Force and their customers. This opportunity designs, develops, modifies, evaluates, and implements new and existing Telemetry hardware systems, leading the technical aspects of a multi-disciplined project team.

Clearance: Active Secret Clearance


Essential Functions:

  • Provide Cybersecurity (CS) engineering in support to the Launch and Test Range System (LTRS) across the enterprise.
  • Plan, organize, prioritize and work multiple projects and initiatives to ensure target dates and goals are achieved.
  • Support DoD Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities in accordance with RMF process.
  • Develop, modify, and review A&A documentation.
  • Analyze the architectures of IT systems for compliance with DoD policies and project requirements; develop and execute security test plans; and use security tools such as ACAS, SCAP, and execution of STIGs.
  • Assess the CS risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the A&A process.
  • Organize, develop, and present briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements.
  • Provide CS Subject Matter Expertise (SME) support to project teams.
  • Support proposals by developing estimates for Cybersecurity schedules and labor (internal and externally funded).
  • Determine the security posture and CS authorization readiness of systems and architectures.
  • Support engineering design teams by assessing network and system security design features and making recommendations concerning overall security accreditation readiness and compliance using CS guidance, project requirements and best practices.
  • Prepare and execute detailed computer system analysis, including interim and final reports and presentation of analysis data.
  • Research policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and apply under specific conditions for the protection of information and information systems.
  • Conduct Information Systems vulnerability assessment, risk mitigation, and Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) development and tracking; understanding and application of mitigation strategies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Software and application security evaluation skills using automated software evaluation tools.
  • Strong technical skills.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral, to interact with team members and customers.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in a STEM-related field.
  • Master’s degree in a STEM-related field preferred.
  • Five or more years of Cybersecurity engineering related experience.
  • Network and/or System Administration technical expertise with Microsoft operating systems, Linux/Unix operating systems, Cisco products, VMWare/virtualization; and Cross Domain Solutions/Guards.
  • Strong understanding of DIACAP, RMF, ACAS, and Vulnerability Management.
  • Experience leading a team and providing technical direction. 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 IASAE II (CASP CE, CISSP (or Associate), or CSSLP).
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends.
  • Ability to travel 20%.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance, which includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required.


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision).
  • Retirement Plan (401K w/ employer matching).
  • Paid Time Off & 11 Paid Holidays.
  • Short and Long-Term Disability.
  • Healthy Work-Life Balance.
  • Training & Development.

Why Work For Paragon Cyber Solutions?

You want to make a difference. You want to be recognized by name versus being a number. You want to work with a company where you can grow and work in different areas to increase your knowledge/experience. You have an entrepreneurial spirit and need to live it.

As a small business, each team member rolls up their sleeves and helps where needed (including our CEO). Our ideal candidate will be comfortable with multi-tasking and prefers working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You must be adaptable to the needs of a growing business.

A Model of Excellence

That’s our motto in all we do and what we seek in our team members.
Are you a hardworking professional seeking a new opportunity that fosters growth? Look no further!
We are an award-winning minority, woman, veteran-owned, 8(a), EDWOSB, VOSB, certified Tampa, FL-based small business. We pride ourselves on delivering high-quality solutions that help our clients protect the integrity of their business operations.

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