Cybersecurity/Information Assurance

Cybersecurity Defense System Lead

SRC, Inc. is seeking a cybersecurity defense system lead to support a DoD customer in the Dayton, OH area.  This position will provide SME/Security Engineering support for new and emerging technologies, will research and recommend technical solutions to address network and system vulnerabilities and security compliance deficiencies, and will serve as the subject matter expert supporting the engineering, integration, operations, troubleshooting, maintenance, and upgrades of existing and new network and endpoint-based cybersecurity capabilities, including Endpoint Security Solutions (ESS, aka HBSS) and the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) for five enterprise-level networks to include associated cloud resources. 

About SRC

SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity to solve “impossible” problems in the areas of defense, environment and intelligence. Across our family of companies, we apply bright minds, fresh thinking and relentless determination to deliver innovative products and services that are redefining possible® for the challenges faced by America and its allies. Since 1957, our commitment to the customer and the best solution – not the bottom line – has remained a core value that guides our efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies we invent and manufacture, the laboratories and facilities we build, the people we hire, and communities we support. Today, more than 1,600 engineers, scientists and professionals work together at SRC to protect our people, environment and way of life. SRC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce (M/F/D/V).


  • Serve as a senior member of the team responsible for the planning and development of a robust and scalable management infrastructure for enterprise cybersecurity capabilities
  • Operate and provide advanced technical support for ACAS and ESS/HBSS across a complex environment enterprise IT resources to include five enterprise LANs (3 production, 2 development)
  • Provide level II and level III technical support for cybersecurity systems and interact with other support personnel as needed to troubleshoot and resolve issues
  • Integrate/deploy cybersecurity systems across multiple Enterprise operating system versions as required by the IC, DoD and USAF for Windows, Solaris, RHEL, and CentOS, following DISA/vendor provided installation/configuration guidance and NASIC configuration management processes
  • Perform functionality testing before application installation and regression testing post-install and generate before-after reporting
  • Create, maintain, and properly document cybersecurity system configurations, architectural diagrams, and ad hoc scripting
  • Ensure platforms hosting cybersecurity systems maintain currency with required operating system patches
  • Monitor the health of cybersecurity systems, review audit logs for security and functional issues, provide daily status reports, report problems as needed, and work with other team members to take appropriate corrective actions to maintain system stability and uptime
  • Monitor the status of cybersecurity system endpoint deployment and ensure full coverage or approved/documented exceptions across the entire enterprise; ensure updates to modules and detection signatures are tested and fully applied
  • Provide recommendations that improve security system performance and maintenance, minimizing man-hours required to support and manage security system infrastructure
  • Research and evaluate current and new cybersecurity product advancements and provide recommendations for planned testing; develop implementation schedules for deployment into production environments; develop and assist with the implementation of clear transition plans between old and new capabilities
  • Support contractual and senior leadership reporting requirements to include creating dashboards for user sets (e.g. administrators, ISSOs, leadership) to convey relevant information from cybersecurity systems and provide training on the use of those dashboards
  • Provide expert advice on the security and integration of emerging technologies within the customer environment
  • Recommend and implement solutions and mitigations to comply with higher-level compliance directives including but not limited to Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA), Intelligence Community Vulnerability Alerts (ICVA), and Command Cyber Operational Readiness Inspection (CCORI) criteria

Required Experience and Skills

  • Five or more (5+) years experience in IT and 3+ years’ experience in information systems security project management or information systems security engineering
  • Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification
  • Advanced to expert-level knowledge and understanding of enterprise security best practices, application design, security engineering and integration in a complex, networked environment consisting of a variety of operating systems
  • Formal education, training, and experience performing privileged-user functions on Windows, Linux, and Unix systems to include knowledge of administrative commands and scripting capabilities

Desired Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, in a technical specialty such as computer engineering, information security, information management, and/or computer science
  • Vendor specific training/certifications: HBSS Admin 201 or equivalent & HBSS Advanced Admin 301 or equivalent

President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, requires Federal contractors and subcontractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 4, 2022. This requirement applies to all SRC, Inc. and SRCTec, LLC employees and its subcontractors.

  • Location Fairborn, Ohio
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 5+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement TS/SCI
  • Travel % 10