BRIDGES Consulting, Inc.

NiFi SME – Senior Systems Engineer

4 months ago(8/7/2017 11:13 AM)
Requisition ID
Job Type
Full Time
US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Cyber Solutions

About Bridges Consulting, Inc.

With the passion to make a difference, BRIDGES solves national security and commercial vulnerability challenges using cyber intelligence. In today’s cyber battleground, our team of elite experts makes BRIDGES an industry pacesetter and agile innovator that delivers success as a trusted partner.


We are hiring top talent for a rapid growth trajectory while maintaining our culture and values of commitment, integrity, respect, and courage. Within the BRIDGES family, our employees are our first priority. We offer best-in-class compensation and benefits, a collaborative atmosphere, and opportunities to develop and advance; ... and we have fun!

Position Description


Title of Position: NiFi SME – Senior Systems Engineer


Description of Position: BRIDGES is seeking a NiFi SME – Senior Systems Engineer to support one of our prime contracts based in Annapolis Junction, MD. If you enjoy a fast-paced job with direct IC impact this job is for you.  The selected candidate serves as a subject matter expert (SME) on the proper use and configuration of NiFi in support of Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) and data flows.  Works closely with Operations and Development Teams to fine tune and configure thousands of data flows.  Assist will integration of new customer requirements.  Must be able and willing to train others on appropriate NiFi configuration procedures.  Reviews current configurations and implements solutions that are more efficient.  Develops written documentation to ensure procedures are easily repeatable. 



Education and Experience Required:  

  • Eight (8) years’ engineering experience (B.S. in Computer Science or related field may be substituted for 4 years of engineering experience).
  • Three (3) years experience managing and implementing custom NiFi solutions in support of Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) or Data Flows
  • One (1) year experience designing, deploying and maintaining cross-domain solutions
  • Three (3) years engineering experience in Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) or Data Flows
  • One (1) year experience in system security design processes, defense-in-depth/breadth, engineering life-cycle, information domains, principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, access control), and security testing
  • One (1) year experience with the underlying security architectures, of Trusted Solaris 8, Solaris 10 TX, and SELinux-based guard solutions
  • Must enjoy the challenges of being a SME and mentors others

Desired Education and Experience Required:

  • One (1) year experience using XACML (eXtensible Access Control Markup Language) and its application to CDS
  • One (1) year experience with the performance and security capabilities of the cross-domain solution set
  • One (1) year experience in responding to trouble calls and outages and the inherent problems of maintaining operational CDS deployments
  • One (1) year experience in integrating obligations/policies to enhance the security and stabilization of CDS platforms
  • One (1) year experience identifying software bugs and shortcomings in PL4 guards
  • One (1) year experience in deploying CDS to CONUS locations and working with local government personnel to complete integrations
  • One (1) year experience working with CDS design teams to identify and structure the appropriate CDS for enterprise guard farm and mission specific solutions
  • One (1) year experience engineering hardened Linux and/or Solaris OS loads for use in CDS
  • One (1) year experience guiding a system or solution through the Security Authorization Process, in accordance with DCID 6/3 and the NISCAP documentation process
  • One (1) year experience managing Red Hat 4.6 – 5.5, Solaris 10, and Solaris 10 w/Trusted Extensions Systems
  • One (1) year experience creating and modifying bash and/or perl scripts


Clearance Requirement:

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph


EOE AA M/F/D/V to EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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 Requires TS/SCI with Poly



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