Cyber Systems Engineer IV

Location US-VA-Herndon
Job ID
# of Openings Remaining
Information Technology
Residency Status
U.S. Citizenship Required
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Employee Type
Time Type
Full Time


Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Provide cyber security systems engineering on a network intrusion detection systems contract to protect an Intelligence Community customer's network infrastructure from outside threats.  The engineer will have a hand in developing, testing, installing and upgrading network security appliances (IDS/IPS, e-mail filters, web filters, etc.).  The successful candidate will have knowledge of the most common network security technologies to include intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewall protections, content filtering, and SEIM technologies.



  • TS/SCI with polygraph
  • 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.
  • A bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, computer engineering, computer science, or other closely related discipline. Relevant work experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

  • 7 years (with a range of work experience) of knowledge and hands-on experience in system engineering to include network, storage, backup, platforms, middleware, application, monitoring, and security.

  • Demonstrated 10 years knowledge and hands-on experience in security with an emphasis in engineering design, configuration, implementation, operations and maintenance of a variety of security technologies used for the following security defense areas: network, storage/back, platforms (Windows/Linux Servers and desktops), web and email, applications.

  • Demonstrated 10 years knowledge and hands-on experience with network security applications, protocols and associated hardware.

  • Demonstrated 10 years knowledge and hands-on experience working with SEIM applications.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.


  • Demonstrated 10 years knowledge and hands-on experience working with different security technologies for network defense, web and email defense, endpoint defenses and SEIM.


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