Cybersecurity Field Service Engineer (550047)


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Job Description

Looking for a highly motivated, mid/senior level Field Services engineer (10-20 years) to support Cyber Security On Board Security Assessments.   Must possess excellent verbal and written communications, and be a fast learner.  The ideal candidate will have a background that includes development of technical documentation to include policies and procedures, establishment of work schedules to address identified deficiencies, and be able to brief leaders at the command level.

Duties and Responsibilities

·            Provide level of knowledge interviews during cyber events, and provide ad hoc training as required

·            Directing and assisting security posture transition evolutions on board Navy platforms

·            IA Security posture transition technical support during IA health checks, posture transitions, system restoration, and post-tests as required

·            Provide input and comments during reviews of Posture Transition Operations Manual and be able to support validation and verification checks on new system class IA suites

·            Provide input and comments during reviews of draft and preliminary MIP/MRCs as needed

·            Validate test procedures during testing events on hull as well as in the lab, often requiring shift work to complete

·            Develop operations and maintenance procedures for incorporation into technical manuals using engineering source documents

·            Develops training using MS Office Products to support operations and maintenance training

·            Applicant must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance

Skills & Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·            Familiarity with Linux/Unix a plus

·            Familiarity with SWFTS, AN/BYG-1, and AN/BQQ-10

·            Must have strong organizational and analytical skills as well as practical problem-solving and decision making-skills

·            Ability to work well under pressure and be able to manage multiple projects and issues simultaneously

·            Excellent verbal and written communications skills

·            Willing to Travel both CONUS and OCONUS

·            Technical certifications are a plus (NET+, SECURITY+, CCNA, CISSP)



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience


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.

As a small business, Progeny Systems is a participant in the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Progeny Systems has a proven track record of transitioning numerous SBIR contract awards into full-scale production, and has also successfully competed with large defense corporations.  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)