Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Job Code: 1738
# of Openings: 1


Who Are We?

QinetiQ Inc. is a leading innovator with over 25 years of experience rapidly developing advanced C5ISR sensor solutions and is a renowned world leader in robotics and autonomy.

The combined QinetiQ U.S. business unit brings capabilities across the full lifecycle of technology development from applied research and development to rapid prototyping, testing, fielding, and sustainment. Our expertise with unmanned platforms, broad sensing modalities, and cross-domain interoperability ensures that we deliver integrated solutions for Warfighter dominance in all phases of combat.

We are a world-class team of professionals who deliver next generation technology and products in robotic and autonomous platforms and systems, ground systems, soldier systems, maritime systems, airborne sensors and payloads, processing and exploitation capabilities, and integrated C2 solutions. Much of our work contributes to innovative research in fields such as sensor science, signal processing, data fusion, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and augmented reality (AR).

Our customers are always our number one priority and we consistently deliver Mission-Led Innovation to empower and protect our Defense and Security forces in the U.S. and abroad.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using their expertise, the Cyber Security Engineer evaluates the end-to-end systems and systems oriented products to ensure compliance to government information assurance and cyber security standards and practices through formal verification for the PdM FPS product suite. 
  • Provides feedback to software and systems engineering teams for improvements or required modifications to bring the products into compliance. 
  • Assesses the performance of systems and prepares certification packages for submission and manages certification process to completion.

To Land This Job, You Need:

  • Provide cybersecurity and information assurance oversight for all systems within the PdM FPS portfolio to ensure cyber readiness from acquisition to decommissioning
  • Develops and submits certification packages to maintain accreditation of systems in the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Manage and update FISMA reporting, COOP, and Incident Management testing in the Army Portfolio Management System (APMS)
  • Provide subject matter expertise on all aspects of the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Create system security plans, categorize systems, select security controls, update and review Plan of Actions & Milestones (POA&M)
  • Manage assessment and authorization (A&A) activities based on National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requirements
  • Validate all system documentation and diagrams for the A&A package, working with product managers, program managers, system engineers, and administrators

Job Type: Full Time

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:


Why QinetiQ Inc.?

  • Your work will contribute to the protection of American Warfighters and Security Forces.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology.
  • Extensive opportunities for continuous learning, professional growth and advancement. 
  • We only hire the best!  No matter if you are entry or senior level, you will have the opportunity learn from some of the best in the industry.
  • We have fun!  We regularly have company events, from luncheons and costume contests to golf tournaments.
  • We care about YOU and YOUR FAMILY.  We offer competitive benefits and health insurance options.

No One Has Time for Long Job Applications!

We completely understand.  That is why we have made the application process easy.  We promise.  This will be simple.


If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

QinetiQ Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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