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Zero Trust Transformation Engineer - TS/SCI - 18 years experienc

companyTulk LLC
locationChantilly, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Expert Systems Engineer - Zero Trust Transformation

Salary commensurate with experience.

TULK is a leading boutique consulting firm providing technology and management consulting services to the US Federal Government. Our expert team assists Defense and National Security clients in acquiring, designing, managing, and developing advanced technology systems and business practices to advance their missions. We offer tailored benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, long and short-term disability, flexible work schedules, cash bonuses, access to technology, tuition reimbursement, 401k, and more.

We are looking for applicants with a broad range of skills and interests to join our team. At TULK, we carefully match our employees with assignments that best fit their unique skill sets and career goals. If you're interested in the position below, we encourage you to apply and take the next step in your career with TULK.

Are you up for a Systems Engineering challenge that will propel NGA (National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency) into the future of cybersecurity? We are searching for an Expert Systems Engineer to lead the charge in integrating NGA's security framework using the seven key principles of Zero Trust. Join us and be at the forefront of securing NGA's digital assets.

Job Description:

As an Expert Systems Engineer, you will be at the heart of NGA's cybersecurity transformation, focusing on implementing a robust Zero Trust framework based on these seven key principles:

  1. Verification of User Identity: Ensuring that every user's identity is continuously verified.

  2. Validation of Device Trustworthiness: Assessing and validating the trustworthiness of devices seeking access.

  3. Protection of Data: Implementing strict measures to protect sensitive data at all times.

  4. Secure Access to Applications: Ensuring secure access to applications and workloads.

  5. Control of Network and Environment: Maintaining control over network access and the environment.

  6. Real-Time Visibility and Analytics: Implementing real-time monitoring and analytics for threat detection.

  7. Automation and Orchestration: Leveraging automation to streamline security processes.

Your role will encompass a broad spectrum of critical responsibilities, including:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directing and leading requirements engineering, solutions engineering, scheduling, reliability, and more, across NGA, ASG (Allied System of Geospatial-Intelligence), and Federal Agencies.
  • Advising on solution design changes, translating mission requirements into actionable solutions, and ensuring seamless systems integration.
  • Leading Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs), strategic technical planning, and risk management to safeguard NGA's cybersecurity posture.
  • Overseeing the work of Senior-, Mid-, and Junior-level Systems Engineers, ensuring the highest standards of excellence.


  • Master’s degree in Systems Engineering or equivalent Expert level experience with 18+ years in Systems Engineering.
  • A solid understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle is crucial for success in this role.

Desired Qualifications:

  • A Doctorate in Systems Engineering or related technical fields would be a valuable asset.
  • Familiarity with Model Based Systems Engineering, relevant certifications, and licensure as a professional engineer are highly desirable.
  • Membership or leadership roles in professional organizations such as ACSM, ASCE, ASPRS, OGC, SAREM, or USGIF would be advantageous.
  • Significant experience in the geospatial intelligence field is a plus.
  • Proficiency in engineering solutions using Cloud Technology, Big Data, Automation, Augmentation, and Artificial Intelligence technologies is highly desired.

Security Clearance Requirement:

A Top Secret SCI (TS/SCI) Security Clearance is mandatory for this position.


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