Syntelligent Analytic Solutions, LLC

  • Cybersecurity Systems Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Reston
    # of Openings Remaining
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Syntelligent Analytic Solutions, LLC, a SDVOSB and HUBZone Small Business Concern, is a professional services and consulting firm catering to Government and private sector customers.  We provide highly qualified professionals who work in partnership with our clients to provide unique, creative and innovative professional, management and technical services and solutions in the areas of: Program Management & Support, Analytic & Intelligence Operations, Information Technology, Security Operations and Business Consulting.


    Syntelligent is seeking a Senior Principal Systems Administrator with advanced knowledge in applying in-depth sustainment support of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities, or detection of them when prevention fails, to support an awarded contract in Reston, VA.
    Tasks will include:


    Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise, our Enterprise Cyber Network Defense (ECND) program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.


    Sr. Principal Systems Administrator 


    1. Design, document, test, and deploy new Cyber Defense systems.

    2. Research, analyze, document and brief written products outlining new and emerging Cyber Defense technologies.

    3. Produce and disseminate Builds of Materials, Cost analysis, and procurement recommendations of Cyber Defense technologies.

    4. Operate independently to deliver Cyber Defense Solutions that meet customer requirements.

    5. Execute pilot(s) and demonstrations of new, existing, or emerging Cyber Defense Technologies.

    6. Provide Tier-3 operation and maintenance of Windows and Linux Operating Systems.

    7. Provide Tier-3 operation and maintenance of vendor based Cyber Defense systems like, Fire-Eye, Fidelis, Gigamon and others.

    8. Provide Tier-3 operation and maintenance of custom Cyber Defense systems like Bro, Snort, and Suricata.

    9. Planning and directing upgrades and system enhancements.

    10. Developing and implementing testing strategies and documenting results.

    11. Developing documentation on new or existing systems.

    12. Providing system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance

    13. Serving as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

    14. Providing guidance and work leadership to less-experienced staff.

    15. Communicating with customers and teammates clearly and concisely.

    16. Maintaining current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned and may have supervisory responsibilities.

    17. Participating in special projects as required



    • Can perform tasks of senior level technicians, specialists, and or managers not performed at Level 3 due to the size and/or complexity of the tasks.

    • Leadership/Management. May work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. Oversees and monitors performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.
    • Guidance. Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion.
    • Training and Certifications. DoD 8570 compliance AIT Level II or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order. Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment specified within the task order.
    • Capabilities and additional Requirements. In addition to Standard Characteristics of Labor Category, advocate and recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements. Monitors and suggests improvement to IA policy. Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives. Provide the Government assistance to ensure that the architecture and design of information systems are functional and secure, including program of record systems and special purpose environments with platform IT interconnectivity. Provide expert guidance and work product evaluation to one or more security engineers that support Engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.
    Education and Experience:
    • HS/GED + 12 years
    • Associates Degree + 10 years
    • Bachelor’s Degree + 8 years
    • Master’s Degree + 6 years
    • PhD + 4 years 
    Active TS/SCI with ability to obtain CI Poly REQUIRED
    Online applications only, please.


    When we review candidates' information, we are looking for the best matches for the position based on the qualifications listed in the job posting. If your skills and experience appear to match an open position, a recruitment services professional or a hiring manager may contact you.


    Syntelligent Analytic Solutions, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. It is the policy of the company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you are a qualified disabled veteran or individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, please contact our Human Resources at 540-736-4570, Extension #2


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