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Software Engineering Services

SES is always looking for professionals to join our diverse team! We are a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business and our corporate culture is one of innovation, inclusion and pride. Valuing our employees in something we take seriously and is apparent in our comprehensive benefits and compensation package. SES supports clients across industries and we have a variety of exciting opportunities.

Service Cyber Operator (Host / Network)

% Travel:     25%
Minimum Clearance:     TS/SCI
Project or Contract Name:     DCRIOS
Location (address):     San Antonio, TX




CS3 is seeking cyber operators with hands-on Intrusion Detection System (IDS) and forensic analyst experience. In support of Service Retained Cyber Protection Team (CPT) operations, candidates will serve as a Cyber Operator supporting in either a Cyber Security Network Analyst or Cyber Security Host Analyst position. The operator will conduct network navigation, tactical forensic analysis, collection of valuable operational data, and when directed, execute operations in support of defensive initiatives. Operators will provide support for persistent monitoring of all designated networks, enclaves, and systems. Candidate may be required to interpret, analyze, and report findings in accordance with computer network directives, including initiating, responding, and reporting discovered events. Candidates may be required to manage and execute first-level responses and address reported or detected incidents. Candidate will participate in project review meetings and provide technical INFOSEC guidance and updates; document policies, procedures, and lessons learned accordingly. Candidates must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Education

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree and 2 years’ experience
  • Associates degree with 4 years’ experience or 6 years’ equivalent experience without a degree; degrees focused on engineering or applied science.
  • Other degrees with strong computer technology curriculum may be considered.

Experience

  • General knowledge of physical computer components and architectures, including the functions of various components and peripherals, basic programming concepts, assembly codes, TCP/IP, OSI models, underlying networking protocols, security hardware and software.
  • Must meet DoD 8570 IAT Level 3 requirements
  • Active TS/SCI clearance
  • Must complete self-assessment questionnaire, customer pre-screen, skills assessment lab, pass the training and certification program(s) as dictated by the customer, and remain mission ready qualified
  • Candidate should be self-motivated with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in writing, editing, executing scripts on Windows, Linux, UNIX systems.

Experience with one or more of the following is required:

  • Experience with toolsets such as Wireshark, ELK, Moloch, Metasploit, tcpdump, NMap, Nessus, Snort, Bro, EnCase, Forensic Toolkit, Windows Fundamentals, UNIX fundamentals, exploitation theory, privilege escalation, evidence removal
  • Experience with Cyber Threats Detection and Mitigation, Behavioral Malware Analysis
  • Experience with, Advanced Network Traffic Analysis, Malicious Network Traffic Analysis
  • Have strong UNIX/Linux fundamentals along with familiarity of UNIX/Linux/Windows Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Demonstrated ability to methodically analyze problems and identify potential solutions
  • Ability to explain, present, demonstrate (when applicable) and document the operational impact of a particular vulnerability or exploit
  • Ability to assist customer with implementing policies and tactics, techniques and procedures for conducting assessments
  • Familiarity with NIST, DISA STIGS and experience in conducting DoD vulnerability and compliance assessments
  • Possess or be willing to obtain within 6-months of start date if not already possessed - Operating System Certification; Microsoft or Linux

Additional (Preferred) Qualifications

  • Experience programming in assembly, compiled, and interpreted languages.
  • Experience with encryption and decryption such as PGP, DES, AES, RSA, and PKI.
  • Knowledge of distributed systems, process control, advanced routing, wireless, telecom and datacom platforms.
  • Experience programming in C, C++, C#, Ruby, Perl, Python, SQL.
  • Certifications such as GXPN, GREM CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, GCFA, GNFA, RHCE, CompTIA, LPT, OSCP, GXPN, GREM CEH, Security+, MCP, and SANS GPEN a plus
  • Experience working with correlation environment tools (i.e., ArcSight)

Systems Engineer (Journeyman) Senior level’s also needed

% Travel:     N/A
Minimum Clearance:     TS/SCI
Project or Contract Name:     ITCC II
Location (address):     Bellevue, NE
Certification Requirements:     Security+





Provides analysis related to the design, development, and integration of hardware, software, man-machine interfaces and all system level requirements to provide an integrated IT solution. Develops integrated system test requirement, strategies, devices and systems. Responsible for delivering business value to customer by architecting effective information systems solutions that address the customer’s business problems, needs and opportunities, in a manner consistent with HP’s strategic and business goals Establish and maintain a professional working relationship at multiple levels both internally and with the customer by understanding the customer’s business context and their unique situation.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or related Engineering field, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science, Information Systems, or a related discipline

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years relevant industry experience
  • Possess Security+ certification or equivalent Industry certification for Desktop Engineering and Services ITIL v3 Foundation
  • TS Clearance w/SCI Eligibility
  • The candidate hired for this position must be a US Citizen with an active top-secret security clearance with eligibility for SCI – or – must be capable of maintaining/ obtaining a TS/SCI clearance. If the candidate does not have a top-secret clearance, a minimum of a Secret security clearance is required to start work on-site for this contract.

Systems Administrator (Senior)- Journeyman level’s also needed

% Travel:     N/A
Minimum Clearance:     TS/SCI
Project or Contract Name:     ITCC II
Location (address):     Bellevue, NE
Certification Requirements:     Security+





Installs, maintains, and upgrades OSs and applications for Windows environments. Knowledge of Unix and Linux is a bonus. • Manages file systems and configuration. Provides recommendations regarding system performance and capacity planning to include new technologies enhancing current methods and technologies. • Understands/adheres to and implements overall security policies. • Develops and implements policies and procedures regarding core infrastructure, including backup and restore procedures, load and performance monitoring, access permissions, hardware provisioning, hardware and software installation, configuration, and maintenance. • Applies software release and conducts monthly system maintenance. • Performs troubleshooting and problem resolution. • Assists in disposition of assets. • Performs all hardware, software, and firmware upgrades. • Works with outside contractors, vendors, and support desks as needed for hardware and software support. • Accomplishes security Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) patch actions as directed by the designated government Security Office. • Monitors and audit system logs for system and network anomalies. • Investigates, documents and reports/escalates security violations, attempts to gain unauthorized access, virus infections that may affect the network or other events affecting security. • Analyzes engineered designs supporting new hardware, storage, firewalls, routers, networks and operating systems. • Reviews and recommends the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that affects security. • Assists in providing oversight and enforcement of security directives, orders, standards, plans and procedures at server sites.

Education

  • Bachelors degree in relative IT discipline or meet experience requirements
  • 8 - 12 year’s relevant industry experience.

Experience

  • Experience in Windows Systems Administration • Ability to interact with employees at all levels
  • Possess security certification (Security+, etc.)
  • The candidate hired for this position must be a US Citizen with an active top secret security clearance with eligibility for SCI– or – must be capable of obtaining a TS/SCI clearance

Additional (Preferred) Qualifications

  • Experience working with customer operating systems (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)
  • Strong skills using and maintaining ADDS and managing group policy
  • Using and maintaining Windows Server Update Services.
  • Using and maintaining System Center Operations Manager
  • Updating and maintaining SharePoint 2010 or later environments
  • Updating and maintaining Exchange 2010
  • Database management of Structured Query Language 2008 or later
  • PowerShell scripting
  • VMware vSphere 5.5 or later
  • Experience in data backup and recovery.
  • Experience with system applications monitoring and reporting, to include performance and planning.
  • Understanding of IT security architectures and third party integrations
  • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, influencing skills and ability to work effectively with a team.
  • Possess an industry certification in systems administration (Microsoft, Linux, etc.)
  • Experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide requirements
  • Experience working with IP networking, networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies

Software Engineer (entry/Mid/Senior levels needed)

% Travel:     25%
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO
Certification Requirements:     Security+




Working as a member of a SW team to provide engineering solutions, including emergency/urgent depot-level maintenance requests, software version releases, and SW tool enhancements. Participation in requirements derivation, analysis, system/software design, technical milestone review development/delivery, software implementation including static code analysis, unit-level software testing and documentation. Support to system integration, contractor developmental test and evaluation, and Government force deployment evaluation. Fulfilling engineering and technical assistance for operational site personnel. Rapid software defect root cause analysis and solution development.

Experience

Senior: Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major assignments. Operates with extensive latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering; Information Technology; or other hard science/mathematics degree & 9 yrs applicable experience (Advanced degree & 7 yrs experience).

Journeyman: Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable. May plan and lead focused subproject assignments. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering; Information Technology; or other hard science/mathematics degree & 5 yrs applicable experience (Advanced degree & 3 yrs experience).

Entry: Applies fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments. Performs work that requires practical experience and training. Work is performed under supervision. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering; Information Technology; or other hard science/mathematics degree

  • Applies an enterprise-wide set of disciplines for software planning, analysis, functional software description and decomposition, software design, interface definition, COTS integration, testing and implementation
  • Creates and/or maintain system applications, communications software, database packages, support tools, and specialized numerical packages that will function within equipment limitations, operating time, and form.
    • Universe of applications range from 2nd to 4th generation software covering but not limited to communications, numerical, real time, signal processing, and statistical applications
    • Includes both higher-level languages and assembly code run on a variety of legacy/state-of-the-art platforms
  • Possesses a working knowledge of system administration functions when working on higher-level systems
  • Develops, modifies, and applies computer modeling and programming applications to analyze and solve mathematical and scientific problems affecting system and/or program performance
  • Participates in all phases such as research, requirements development, design, code development, testing/debugging, modeling, simulating, training, and documentation
  • Candidate must have hands-on development experience for OO/C++ applications in a UNIX/Linux platform environment.

Additional (Preferred) Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Missile Defense, Missile Warning and Space Situational Awareness missions.
  • Familiarity with mission level processing of phased array radars such as signal processor, multi target trackers, and scheduling.
  • Experience with SW development tools to include task tracking, software repositories, continuous integration and automation.
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes to include DevOps processes, test driven development, as well as have good written and communication skills.
  • Familiarity or experience with UML, or SYSML.

System Engineer (Journeyman or Senior)

% Travel:     25%
Minimum Clearance:     Secret
Project or Contract Name:     SMORS
Location (address):     Colorado Springs, CO
Certification Requirements:     Security+ (preferred)




Apply radar subject matter expertise to develop performance and interface requirements for the PAR Sensor Subsystem (PARSS). Identify system use cases and supporting scenarios (i.e., mission threads). Perform functional analysis to characterize radar behavior and allocate associated requirements. Assess requirements set for completeness/consistency and identify related gaps. Assist the systems engineering team in implementing model-based systems engineering (MBSE) to capture radar behavior, structure, interfaces, and requirements. Support the development of radar architectural views using Systems Modeling Language (SysML). Facilitate the process of developing requirements and architecture specifications in coordination with other subject matter experts, stakeholders, and customers. Identify and propose changes to technical baseline documents (i.e., interface documents, specifications documents, architecture products). Research/data-mine legacy documentation to produce modeling artifacts. Prepare and present engineering analysis, gaps, and recommendations to senior leadership

Experience

  • Systems Engineering skills, including requirements definition/allocation, interface definition, verification & validation, and life-cycle management.
  • Experience applying requirements engineering to compose, derive, analyze, and allocate requirements.
  • Experience producing technical analyses for major components of a radar system.
  • Experience analyzing fundamental radar functions such as target detection and tracking
  • Experience reverse engineering and defining structure, interfaces, behavior, requirements from legacy documentation.
  • 5 Years with BS; 3 Years with Masters

Additional (Preferred) Qualifications

  • Experience analyzing ground based phased array radar system performance.
  • Experience modeling radar system functions (transmit, receive, waveform generation, beam steering, signal processing, etc.).
  • Experience integrating radar system models into simulations for performance evaluation.
  • Experience with missile warning or space surveillance radars.
  • Experience with the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) or Ballistic Missile Early Warning System (BMEWS) Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry (PAVE) Phased Array Warning System (PAWS) (BPP).
  • Experience with Systems Modeling Language (SysML) and the Unified Profile for DoDAF and MoDAF (UPDM).
  • Proficiency with commercially available architecting tools such as PTC Integrity Modeler, Cameo EA/MagicDraw, etc.
  • Senior Level: 9 Years with BS; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD