AECOM Security Systems Engineer in Dahlgren, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145943BR

Position Title Security Systems Engineer

Job Category Engineering - Systems

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Dahlgren

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Security Systems Engineer for our Dahlgren, VA location.

This position will provide system administration and network administration for Mission Package Application Software (MPAS development and test suites within the Surface Warfare (SUW) Command & Control (C2) Lab (SCI) Lab environment, include and Mobile Test Suites (MTS) to be used outside of the SCI Lab. Additionally, provide system administration and network administration for the Mission Package Computing Environment (MPCE) / Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE) infrastructure. Conduct IA scans, analysis, remediation, and inventory activities in conjunction with SUW MP IA Lead and implement IA related modifications required to maintain accreditation of RDT&E development environment.

Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) IAW DoDD 8570 required. Ten (10) years of professional experience for Senior System Engineer / Analyst, eight (8) years specialized experience in preparing and submitting documentation for obtaining Navy/DoD security certification and accreditation of major weapon, combat, and/or fire control systems. Five (5) years of this experience directing the efforts to obtain the certification and accreditation of the weapon systems via the Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and/or Platform Information Technology (PIT) or predecessor processes. As per Department of Defense (DoD) Directive 8570, this position shall require Information Assurance Management (IAM) level III or higher with certification in Networking Technologies. This position shall also require an IT-1 level clearance.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, scientific, or technical discipline (or equivalent) and 5 years of overall IT/IA experience which includes management and/or lifecycle IA support is required. IAM level III-8570-certification (CISSP, CISM or GSLC). Position requires the ability to effectively lead and influence cross-functional teams; grow, motivate and develop team members; and direct and evaluate their work. The position also requires excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to relay technical information to others. Progressive work experience in the areas of Information Systems Security Management, Risk Management, Information Security Training/Auditing, Network Administration and/or Incident and violations reporting preferred. This position shall also require an active TS or Secret w/SSBI clearance (IT-1 level clearance).

Preferred Qualifications N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.