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Cyber Systems Engineer III – Heat Map

Full Time


Chantilly VA 20151 USA

Posted 09/18/2023

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Program Description:

The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) core and non-core support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts Core Capabilities are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.

Position Description:
The Cyber Heat Map Engineer provides support to the customer in the area of Cybersecurity. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Works as part of a small team of engineers responsible for evaluation of risk posture based on multiple factors and then communicate that risk posture to leaders, decision makers and other stakeholders
  • Develop process improvement activities that will improve the accuracy of the heat map as well as simplify, through automation or other means, generation of the heat map
  • Develop metrics that can be used to effectively communicate to all stakeholders the risk posture of the enterprise and/or asset(s)
  • Using metrics, evaluate and identify trends that could be communicated to all stakeholders to better the risk posture of the enterprise
  • Develop and communicate weekly IA Risk Posture CDRL
  • Provide tutorials of Cyber Heat Map scoring process to increase IA stakeholders understanding
  • Coordinate IA Risk Score changes with all customers to ensure accuracy of data used for calculation
  • Brief IA risk analysis to high-level customers





  • 6 to 8 years with BS/BA or 4 to 6 years with MS/MA or 1 to 3 years with PhD.
  • Must possess and be able to maintain a TS/SCI with Poly
  • DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
  • Ability to work customer’s core hours (0900 – 1500 Monday – Friday)
  • Strong analytic and risk management skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of and experience with RMF
  • Knowledge of and experience with systems engineering, acquisition, and program management processes
  • Experience leading a team, socializing ideas, and providing information for informed decisions based on requirements and team recommendations
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills



  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification (i.e. CISSP or CASP)
  • Experience briefing senior customer personnel
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
  • Experience with ServiceNow and Tableau
  • Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft tools; Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint


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Arcfield is a leading provider of full lifecycle, mission-focused systems engineering and integration capabilities to the U.S. government and its allies. The company has more than 60 years of proven experience providing advanced engineering and analysis, IT and C5ISR capabilities to support our nation’s most critical national security missions. Headquartered in Chantilly, VA and with 16 offices around the world, Arcfield employs approximately 1,200 engineers, analysts, IT specialists, and other professionals who put our customers’ missions first, helping them solve their most complex challenges through innovations in modeling, simulation and analysis, digital transformation and C5ISR. Visit for more details.

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Location Chantilly, VA, 20151, United States
Categories Software & Systems Development
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph

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Job Code 2023-4596

Cyber Systems Engineer III – Heat Map

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