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Cyber Network Systems Engineer

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Job Details
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Company Name
4M Research
Physical Address
Huntsville, AL 35806
Job Description

4M Research, Inc. (4M) is a Woman owned small business established in 2007 and headquartered in Huntsville, AL. 4M specializes in Systems and Software Engineering and Analysis, Information Technology, Planning and Analysis, and Field Support Services to a variety of customers including MDA, NASA, and AMCOM. Our continuous and rapid growth is attributable to the caliber of employees 4M strives to hire and retain.


4M Research is seeking a Cyber Network Systems Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse professionals in Huntsville, AL!

The Cyber Systems Engineer will provide support for the Cybersecurity team in implementation and maintenance for RMF compliance, and in the development and interpretation of cybersecurity requirements as part of the Information Technology (IT) acquisition development process and assisting with the formulation of cybersecurity/IT budgets. This position is not limited to, but intended to focus in the area of Tactical / Enterprise hardening of network components.

Cyber process / policy documentation will be generated and / or modified in this position. Customer interaction and/or presentation may also be required. Therefore good written and/or verbal communication skills are very important for this team.

The primary role of this position includes working as part of a team to: Analyze, estimate, validate and report to all levels from peers to senior decision makers on the Cyber Risk level of the program. This position will perform and/or evaluating vulnerability assessments on network components/systems utilizing approved government provided Network configuration guides (STIGs). The candidate must interface with: system architecture design teams (with an emphasis on program network architect interaction) to provide feedback on cyber requirements; operations and support organizations to coordinate and perform regular cyber assessments. The performance of these tasks will identify deficiencies as well as potential improvements to the existing IBCS system’s cyber posture and its ability to obtain/maintain an Authority to Operate (ATO). This position has the potential for opportunities to participate in projects concerning one or more of the following areas: Software Assurance, Site Assessments, Program Protection Planning (PPP), and/or RMF cyber system trade studies for various system architectures

Required Qualifications:

Active Secret Clearance
Technical knowledge/experience in Cisco Network configuration (firewall, router, and switch) configuration.
Ability to obtain DoD 8570 baseline certification for an IAT Level II (CCNA Security for example would be ideal here) within six (6) months of hire
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology (IT) or related technical discipline from accredited college or university is required plus five (5) additional years of IT experience on projects with similar processes. Nine (9) years of IT experience on projects with similar processes may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
Preferred Qualifications:

Missile Defense experience
DoD 8570 baseline certification for an IAT Level III (CCNP Security for example would be ideal here)
Network Hardening and Vulnerability Management experience
Experience performing security audits (reviewing network security log files / configuration files for anomalies)
Knowledge of the Systems Engineering Life Cycle
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (both verbally and in writing) with team members, managers, and customers on complex and difficult engineering/software issues pertaining to assigned tasks
Qualified candidates should apply online at

4M Research, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer and an active participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify).

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