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Cybersecurity Specialist
Ref No.: 18-00144
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Position Type:Full Time
Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) is a privately held, employee owned company with an emphasis on "doing the right thing the right way”, which applies to the way we treat our customers and employees. We are proud to have been recognized as a "Best Place to Work” for 12 years running! Learn more below and at

Cybersecurity Specialist

Position Summary: 
As Cybersecurity Specialist, you will provide broad support across a number of mission areas with a focus on the overall Cybersecurity posture of systems within the customer organization.  You will support the analysis of mission and security requirements, secure architecture design, assessments of both the organization and system vulnerabilities, and provide intelligence, threat, and risk assessment and analysis services to the supported organization(s).  This will all be done in concert with the established Risk Management Framework reference model.  This position will be based in Charleston, SC.
Contract Requirements:
  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret security clearance
  • Must be IAT Level II compliant (CompTIA Security+ or equivalent)
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Support analysis of mission and security requirements for supported systems
  • Support analysis of secure design architectures for all new system or system components
  • Assist in organizational and system vulnerability assessments
  • Provides support in the analysis of:
    • intelligence
    • threats
    • identified risks
    • system/network security
    • firewall implementation and configuration
    • facility physical security
    • emergency preparedness
    • security design of local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN)
    • network operating systems and applications
    • continuity of operations (COOP)
      • planning
      • disaster recovery
      • incident response
    • identity, credential, and access management (ICAM)
  • Develop and implement computer security policy
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Programming, Computer Science, Information Science, or Computer Engineering is required
  • Certification in CompTIA Security+ or equivalent to ISO 17024 and approved by DODD 8570.01-M for CE designation
  • At least five (5) years of experience providing independent assessment overview of the policy and procedures associated with:
    • Enterprise system software
    • Security on operating systems and network devices
    • Analysis of security vulnerabilities
Preferred Skills and Experience:
  • Certification in CompTIA CSA+ or equivalent
  • Experience as a technical leader for projects with complex technical designs and system configurations
  • Experience working in the Risk Management Framework model as an Assessor or Validator
Physical Demands and Expectations:
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Regular physical activity to include walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, reaching, lifting (up to 30 pounds), and standing; occasional prolonged sitting
  • Ability to speak, read, hear and write, with or without assistance
  • Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, fax and other office equipment
This position description represents a summary of the major components and requirements of the outlined job. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or required as business needs dictate. Questions regarding this description should immediately be addressed to the department manager or to Human Resources.
Our mission is to enable people and organizations to achieve their full potential.
As a professional services organization our mission is focused on our clients' people and organizations. It is our company's cornerstone belief that we will not lead the industry in assisting our clients unless we excel at helping our own people and teams reach their full potential.
Our corporate culture encourages personal and professional growth because LCE's success depends on the talent, professionalism and commitment of its employees. LCE is a strengths-based organization focused on turning individual talents into strengths and then turning individual strengths into organizational performance that supports our clients' success.

  • Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision Plans for employees and their families.
  • Free Employee Life and Disability Insurance, with supplemental coverage options available.
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Benefit Account options
  • Company matched 401K & company funded Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, & Sick Leave
  • Continuing Education & Professional Development Programs at all levels
  • Flexible Schedules & Relaxed Dress code
  • Employer sponsored events, social collaboration, and open communication
  • Free access to an extensive online training library, including certification prep
  • Bonus Program for outstanding contributions, Employee Referral Program, numerous Recognition Opportunities, and more…
*Benefits may vary by business unit & location.
Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  Moreover, these regulations require that LCE take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.  In addition, LCE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.  LCE shall also abide by the requirements of 29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A.