Cyber Security Engineer

Position Location: Patch Barracks - Stuttgart, Germany
Job Code: 1779
Number of Openings: 1


Job Title: Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Patch Barracks, Stuttgart, Germany

Required Security Clearance: Secret

Required Certifications: One of either: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC, CCISO

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of recent specialized experience, OR; an associate degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; a major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; 11 years of recent specialized experience.

Required Experience:  Bachelor’s degree plus 3 years of recent specialized experience, OR; an associate degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; a major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR; 11 years of recent specialized experience.

Position Summary: Excellent opportunity for an experience, self-directed, Cybersecurity Compliance, Project, and Engineering key contributor.  This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, US EUCOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This position is required to stay OCONUS.

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Implement the cyber security plan to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of USEUCOM systems.
  • Research, define, and coordinate firewall policies on perimeter and host-based intrusion prevention systems (HIPS).
  • Utilize log collection tools and review security events as they occur to determine if the event is a threat and if it is, the severity and criticality of it.
  • Coordinate with appropriate teams to resolve vulnerabilities identified in scan results.
  • Use a host of software products used to perform cyber security coordination and resolution of network vulnerabilities such as SCCM, HBSS, ACAS, Content Filtering, and Application Whitelisting.
  • Monitor security systems, analyzes potential threats and vulnerabilities to client systems.
  • Perform cyber threat analysis and reporting on information from both internal and external sources and appropriately coordinate with internal and external team to close identified tasks and resolve vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct Security Monitoring and Auditing activities to provide Security in Depth visibility into potential known and unknown threats that may pose risk to the client environment.
  • Ensure security testing and evaluations are completed and documented.
  • Provide guidance for securing information systems, and support information security assessments.
  • Provide direct support as a technical representative for ensuring security is integrated throughout the lifecycle of systems.
  • Knowledge of common enterprise security devices and tools.
  • Experience with SIEM solutions, preferably ElasticSearch or Splunk.
  • Experience with Microsoft and Linux operating systems.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of incident response processes (detection, triage, incident analysis, remediation and reporting).

Minimum Required Qualifications:  

  • Due to the nature of this position and the information that employees will be required to access, U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Currently hold an adjudicated Secret Clearance and qualify for a TS/SCI clearance.
  • BA/BS + 3 years recent specialized or AA/AS +7 years recent specialized or a major cert + 7 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience
  • DoD 8570 IAM III and IAT II Baseline Certification.
  • Knowledge of DoD IT RMF, USCYBERCOM, and JFHQ-DoDIN.
  • Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner.
  • Required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts. 
  • Must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.

Desired/Preferred Skills:

  • Microsoft Azure Certification (Server Administration).
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate.
  • RedHat Certification.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft SCCM and/or other automatic reporting tools.
  • Proficiency with PowerBI.
  • Experience with ElasticSearch and Splunk.
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs.
  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards.
  • Experience with DoD IT security requirements.
  • Experience managing asset accuracy to Critical Success Factors (CSF).
  • DoD 8570.01 Certification Compliance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong customer service/client facing skills.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and writing communication skills.

Working Conditions: Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended, or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the  precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:

Office Work

Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will be required as a condition of hire.

Employment Type: Full-time.


Federal Data Systems, LLC offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.


This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

Federal Data Systems, LLC (FEDDATA) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. That does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. 

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