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Entry to Mid-level Cybersecurity Systems Engineer (607731)

Progeny Systems Corporation
Manassas, VA 20110
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Progeny Systems Corporation is a privately-held, high-tech small business focusing on software and hardware system integration, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. We provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. Progeny Systems is seeking a highly motivated Entry to mid-level Cybersecurity Systems Engineer to support for the development and maintenance of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of U.S Navy Cybersecurity Software.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze current systems engineering documentation and processes, work with customers to determine needs.
  • Derive and/or assist with generating Subsystem Level Requirements, Software Requirement Specification (SRS), Interface Requirements Specification (IRS) from Security Controls, Performance Specification (PSPEC), and Concept of Operations (CONOPS) documents.
  • Participate in various technical and program meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Work closely with small group of developers to ensure implementation is in accordance with the requirements.
  • Review and execute various test procedures including Performance Verification Test (PVT), System Level Test (SLT), etc. to ensure testing appropriately validates requirements
  • Research, identify, and evaluate enterprise applications used to support the program.
  • Evaluate system requirements and configuration for compliance with Authorization and Accreditation requirements.
  • Support Authorization and Accreditation documentation creation and activities
  • Communicate project/program issues to Lead/Chief Engineer periodically.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Degree, work experience, or strong interest in cybersecurity.
  • Familiarity with topics including: TLS/SSL and AES encryption; SHA hashing; access control; auditing; network firewalling; intrusion detection/prevention.
  • Awareness of cyber standards like ICD-503, NIST 800-53, DJSIG, or the DoD 8500 series
  • High level of knowledge of Microsoft Office: Microsoft Visio, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Understanding of networking, protocols, e.g. UDP, TCP/IP, ICMP, encryption, etc.
  • Demonstrable evidence of an analytical approach to problem solving is a *must*.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic Linux command-line knowledge.
  • Ability to read C, C++, and Java source code helpful but not required.


  • BS in one of the following disciplines: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • Cybersecurity minor or certification a plus.

This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions:
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail.
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday


If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at hr@progeny.net or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at http://www.progeny.net/careers.

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

- United States Navy

- United States Air Force

- United States Army

- Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

- National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)


Posted: 2023-05-11 Expires: 2023-06-12

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