Cyber Security SME

9 months ago
Requisition #
Regular Employee
Security Clearance
Full Time
Job Category
Cyber / Information Security Engineering


Are you looking to make a difference in the federal government? Are you looking for a career, not just a “job”? Are you passionate about doing what’s right? Do you have experience and skills in acquisition, specifically information security acquisition? Then we have a position for you.



Noblis is seeking a Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert (SME) to consult with a Federal client on the availability, appropriateness and procurement of Cyber Security solutions.  The candidate will assist with product evaluation and the development, management, and execution of government acquisitions. For this opportunity, we are supporting the government with their acquisition of information security services and support. Responsibilities include market analysis; requirements development; product evaluation; drafting statements of work; supporting RFP activities; evaluating vendor responses for technical, past performance, and cost reasonableness; supporting evaluations; and making or recommending source selection decisions. In addition, successful candidates will conduct on-going program activities including processing contract modifications, and analyzing cost savings. Candidates will also support strategic IT infrastructure technology planning, acquisition strategy, requirements development, source selection support, and program management support. As part of a Noblis team, candidates will work closely with government clients to understand current issues and challenges, generate practical and effective solutions, and assist with acquisition/deployment/management of those solutions, typically working “on the government side of the table” as an unbiased, trusted partner. 



  • Research and conduct market analysis of Cyber Security solutions.
  • Apply information assurance principles; define and document system requirements; support planning and scheduling activities; perform technical analyses of vendor capabilities; perform feasibility analyses and technical risk assessments.
  • Working independently with general instruction, adapt and apply Noblis’ principles, concepts, processes, tools and methodologies to solve real-world problems in a team environment.
  • Develop and apply knowledge of Federal acquisition practices and regulations to the competitive best value procurement of information security services.
  • Prepare and/or contribute to technical reports, memos, analyses and briefings. Plan and manage assigned deliverables.
  • Gather and document business and technical requirements.
  • Knowledge of information security product evaluation activities is a plus.
  • Support meetings, inter-team communication, and issue resolution with the client and internal/project stakeholder groups.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with Noblis and customer team leaders and members.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a business or technical discipline such as Electrical or Systems Engineering, Computer Science, etc.
  • Knowledge of one or more relevant technical subject areas within information security, intrusion detection, audit, incident response.
  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills. Proven results-oriented problem solving abilities. Facility with presentation graphics and/or spreadsheet tools highly desirable.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic team-oriented environment, demonstrate teamwork and initiative, and function productively in the face of new assignments and the re-prioritization of existing assignments.
  • Familiarity with relevant Federal technology issues, policies, regulations or practices is highly desirable. Experience with or knowledge of government acquisition/contracting practices, programs and regulations (FAR, DFAR, etc.) is especially useful.



Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

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