Cyber Security Analyst


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Job Description

Progeny Systems is a privately-held, high-tech small business focusing on software and hardware system integration, computer-vision solutions, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. We provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients.

Progeny has an opening for a Cyber Security Analyst to work out of our Manassas, VA HQ location.

Duties and Responsibilities 

•          Be a member of a cybersecurity team responsible for assessing information systems for compliance with the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF)

•          Perform security assessments and tasks related to the RMF authorization process

•          Prepare artifacts needed for Security Authorization packages, to include System Security Plans (SSPs), architectural overviews, system categorizations, Security Assessment Plans (SAPs), Security Assessment Reports (SARs), Risk Assessment Reports (RARs), Plans of Actions & Milestones (POA&M) summaries and continuous monitoring plans

•             Perform system validations, assess NIST SP 800-53 and NIST SP 800-171 security controls, perform security scans, and execute STIGs 

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•           Experience and working knowledge of NISST SP 800-53 and NIST SP 800-171

•           Experience and working knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

•           Familiarity with software engineering disciplines from requirements development to validation

•           Strong organizational and analytical skills as well as practical problem-solving and decision skills

•           Experience with eMASS is desired

•           Experience with cybersecurity within cloud environments is desired



•           B.S. degree in IT Security, Systems Engineering or a related technical field (or an equivalent combination of education and experience.)

•           3 years minimum experience in cybersecurity or related field

•           CompTIA Security+ certification

•           CISSP certification is desired



This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.

Physical and Mental Requirements for all positions: 
Prolonged stationary periods at a desk
General ability to operate computer and other productivity machinery such as calculator, copy machine, printer, etc.
Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds at times 
Effectively communicate with others
Ability to stay focused and provide attention to detail. 
Ability to think analytically and apply problem solving skills to scenarios throughout the course of the workday



If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please contact our recruiting department at or call 703.368.6107. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.



To learn more about the Benefits offered by Progeny Systems, including a minimum $1,000 sign-on bonus for all new hires, please visit our website at

About Progeny Systems

Progeny Systems is a privately held, high-tech small business that provides premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients. We are a technology leader in numerous areas including: technology insertion; acoustic sensors; signal processing; combat systems; torpedoes; cyber security; biometrics; knowledge management; undersea vehicles; open architecture; electromagnetic maneuver warfare; electronics packaging; and image/video processing/analysis.

Progeny System's ability to leverage flexibility, rapid turnaround, customer responsiveness, and encourage an environment for experimental research has been critical to our success in developing, producing and supporting numerous mission critical national defense systems.

Progeny has provided highly complex products/programs to the United States Government in collaboration with the following agencies, among others:

-       United States Navy

-       United States Air Force

-       United States Army         

-       Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

-       National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)