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Jacobs JITC –Senior Management Cyber Security Tester in Fort Meade, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) supporting the Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) contract. We are seeking candidates who have skill sets that can support the full spectrum of possible Cybersecurity tests for major DoD systems.

Jacobs is seeking a Lead Cybersecurity Tester to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located at DISA HQ, Fort Meade, MD. The candidate will support Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) on the Endpoint Security Solution task by conducting program/system related security planning, testing, data collection, data analysis, and reporting.

The Cyber Security Tester must be able to apply policies and Test engineering methodologies to analyze effectiveness and impacts on systems under test. Must currently possess and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Function in the team lead role.

  • Conduct and manage Cybersecurity Tests.

  • Oversee engagement with DISA Red Teams.

  • Analyze outputs from automation testing tools.

  • Development of a Requirements Traceability Matrix.

  • Write Cybersecurity plans and reports.

  • Perform a variety of cyber security assessments.

  • Provide timely feedback to the team, JITC, customers on identified problems, and associated mission effects.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education, Training, and Experience:

Requires a Doctorate and at least 4 years of experience; a Master's degree and at least 10 years of experience; or a Bachelor's and 16 years of experience. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.

Demonstrated experience in conducting evaluations and testing for DoD systems. Must have verbal and written communications skills. Must be able to perform a variety of complex tasks.

Must have experience working on complex projects as a high performing contributor within DoD. Must have experience in problem solving, identifying risks, and communicating results and recommendations.

  • Conducts security and functionality testing

  • Manages other testers.

  • Gathers requirements.

  • Require experience in Cybersecurity Assessments.

  • Develops test scenarios and/or scripts and must be capable of accurately documenting and reporting test results in a dynamic test environment.

  • Creates and executes defined test cases and procedures as detailed in the test documentation.​​​​​​​

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Conducts vulnerability analysis and regression testing on DoD systems.

  • Writes test plans and test reports.

  • Collects data according to approved T&E strategies and plans for data collection processes.

  • Works with a various cyber security tools for conducting vulnerability analysis of software, operating systems, and network devices

  • Experience with DoD is required

  • Must have Secret Clearance and ability to obtain a TS/SCI

  • Requires excellent interpersonal communications and organizational skills

  • Requires excellent writing skills

  • Certifications: DoD 8570 Level II Compliant required​​​​​​​

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.


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