Principal Systems Engineer (TS/SCI with Polygraph required)

Systems Engineering Annapolis Junction, Maryland


A day in the life:  

As a Principal Systems Engineer, you will support a Cybersecurity Intelligence Team in providing normalization of cyber security data and automation of cyber threat intelligence.   

In this role, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:       

  • Provide team and technical leadership for the infrastructure support team as they support a variety of projects.   
  • Interface with customers regarding systems engineering technical considerations and associated problems, issues, or conflicts. 
  • Provide report updates on team efforts.
  • Lead and participate in technical discussions. 


What you bring to the table:  

  • 20+ years of experience in systems engineering, applying systems engineering principles throughout the systems life cycle phases such as concept, development, production, utilization, support, and reitrement. 
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a relevant discipline from an accredited institution OR 4 additional years of experience in lieu of a degree.  Less years of experience are required for a higher level of education obtained.
  • Experience with administrating environments in OpenShift, Docker, or Kubernetes
  • Demonstrated experience interfacing with the customer and leading teams. 
  • A TS/SCI with Polygraph level of security clearance


Why Red Alpha?  

Every day, our elite customers are pushing through "the grind" to defeat the enemy, even putting their lives on the line for our freedom. Rise to the occasion with us to deliver engineering excellence, to match their dedication to this nation. Join us as we bring digital transformation to the fight.      

Some of our perks and benefits:      

  • You can retire sooner rather than planned: Get closer to retirement with up to 12% in 401k contributions.
  • You can have a career AND a life: Enjoy up to 5 weeks of leave (25 days of personal time off) and 11 paid floating holidays.
  • You can stay at your best: As a member, we'll pay 100% of your premiums for comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance. We'll also pay the majority of the premiums for your family.
  • Free access to a fully equipped state of the art gym!
  • $300 per year in company branded merchandise (Under Armour, Nike, Carhartt, YETI, etc.)
  • Fun events throughout the year including a holiday gala, whisky tastings, fall festivals, happy hours, and more.