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Cyber Space Operator

Company: Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C.
Location: Fort Belvoir
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


COVID-19 Precaution: Virtual Interviews

Our commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we will be conducting our hiring process virtually and conducting interviews via phone or video until further notice. We will provide candidates selected for interviews with all the required instructions. Thank you for your interest in Sargent & Lundy.

Sargent & Lundy is one of the oldest and most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

Quality We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.

Accountability Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.

Our People We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive.Our work is challenging but rewarding.

Our Clients We deliver value and exceed our clients' expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.

Innovation Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.

Meaningful Impact We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.


Applicant will serve as a Cyber Space Operator on a team that aims to identify vulnerabilities in critical systems, networks, and architecture that could be exploited well below the level of armed conflict by state or non-state actors, or that could be significantly impacted by natural or accidental hazards. This analysis is accomplished by assessing vulnerabilities utilizing integrated, multidisciplinary assessment teams. Components of these assessments include but are not limited to examining telecommunications (e.g., video, voice and data, commercial and military) and cyber space operations (e.g., computer networks, IA tools use, operations security). The applicant will perform vulnerability assessments on communications using computer networks, industrial control systems, radio, wireless, and other communication systems.


Required Skills/Capabilities:

  • Active DOD Top Secret clearance with an SCI caveat granted by the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency
  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer networks or cybersecurity; In lieu of a degree, commensurate experience may be substituted
  • Possess Cyberspace Operations experience
  • Have completed courses that satisfy the requirements for DoD IAT Level II as defined and described in Joint Publications 3-13 Information Operations and 3-12 Cyberspace Operations, DoDI 8500.1, DoD 8570.01 and 8570.01-M. At a minimum, to satisfy the DoD IAT Level II certifications the candidate must have successfully completed one of the courses listed below:

IAT Level II*

CCNA Security

CSA+ now CySA+



Security+ CE



  • IAT Level II also requires that the candidate possess a Computing Environment (CE)/Operating System (OS) certificate. The computing environment certification should be: Cisco Routing or Switching, Juniper Switches, Microsoft OS 2010, Microsoft Server2016, Linux+, etc.
  • Possess working knowledge of DoD's IT system and network certification and accreditation processes to include system security authorization agreements
  • Experience working hands-on with Computer Network modeling and network diagraming software
  • Experience working hands-on with Computer Network vulnerability/compliance analysis software

Additional Requirements:

  • Able to adhere to CDC recommended immunizations for worldwide deployment
  • Able to travel on short notice, work non-standard hours and take on-call duty
  • Able to travel 16-20 weeks per year
  • Able to obtain a Passport
  • Possess effective oral and written communication skills
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to prepare written reports, white papers, and Power-Point presentations
  • Be capable of operating in all operational and physical environments and work collaboratively and professionally with USG military and/or civilian personnel


Applicant will work in government facilities at Ft. Belvoir, VA

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.


Keywords: Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C., Washington DC , Cyber Space Operator, Other , Fort Belvoir, DC

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