• VMware SME - CDSS Sr

    Requisition ID
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Job Location
    Comprehensive benefits package including traditional and non-traditional benefits; generous retirement, PTO and professional enhancement.
  • Position Description

    **Active TS/SCI w/ Poly required**


    Roles and Responsibilities:

    • Architect and implement a prototype of the next generation CDS
    • Develops, designs, refines, implements, standardizes, deploys, maintains, and evaluates cross-domain solutions
    • Performs security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management
    • Supports engineering teams
    • Provides recommendations for corporate solutions to resolve security requirements
    • Supports Government enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures
    • Works directly with the technical point of contact designated by the COR to identify gaps in CDS capabilities, designs solutions for the gaps, and supports engineering teams in implementing those solutions
    • Provides CDS management with the current status and capabilities of CDS solution development and deployment projects
    • Supports engineering teams in standardizing procedures in order to provide repeatable processes and test results
    • Forecasts hardware and software license needs for development and deployment activities
    • Provides Tier 3 and/or Tier 4 support for legacy and next-generation CDS deployments

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Fifteen years general engineering experience; three years engineering experience in CDS (B.S. in Computer Science or related technical field may be substituted for four years of general engineering experience)
    • Three years experience designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining cross-domain solutions for customers using solution sets
    • Three years experience with system security design process, defense-in­depth/breadth, engineering life cycle, information domains, principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, access control), and security testing
    • Three years experience using XACML and its application to CDS
    • Three years experience in responding to trouble calls and outages and the inherent problems of maintaining operational CDS deployments
    • Three years experience in developing and optimizing obligations/policies to enhance the security and stabilization of CDS platforms
    • Experience identifying software bugs and shortcomings in PL4/PL5 guards and modifying code to fix or mitigate the problems
    • Three years experience creating and modifying Bash and/or Perl scripts
    • Three years experience in deploying CDS to CONUS locations and working with on-site staff to complete integrations
    • Three years experience working with CDS design teams to identify and structure the appropriate CDS for enterprise guard farm and mission specific solutions
    • Strong Security Engineering Background 
    • Strong VMware experience
    • Must have demonstrated experience in the following: VMware, vCenter, vSphere, ESX, Linux (Red Hat), and Puppet and/or Ansible

    About Bridges Inc.

    With the passion to make an impact, BRIDGES solves national security 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!


    Culture matters every day at Bridges, and diversity/inclusion are rooted in our core values and beliefs. All employees are valued for their unique talents. Weaving together differing individual perspectives, traditions, and experiences, creates the rich, strong, and beautiful fabric that is our company. Hence, Bridges is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, marital status, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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