Computer Scientist more...
Location:Ridgecrest, CA
Company:CDI Corporation
First posted:January 10, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Computer Scientist China Lake, California, United States


  • Join a team with EXCELLENCE, LOYALTY and INTEGRITY!
  • CDI Corporation (NYSE:CDI) has delivered engineering services to blue-chip clients with operations in markets around the world for the past 60 years. We are a $1.1 billion company with a solid balance sheet.
  • CDI Marine Company is a division of CDI Government Services and a leader in providing our clients with high quality, cost effective engineering, design and logistics services in the marine industry.
  • CDI Marine Company was awarded the Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Governor's Award in 2016.
  • (please use the apply button below) named CDI as one of the Most Trustworthy Companies in the United States in 2012.
  • CDI Corporation is an EEO/An Affirmative Action M/F/D/V Employer


  • CDI is seeking Computer Scientist. This is a Full Time position in the China Lake, CA area.  This position is contingent upon contract award.


  • Performing analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and other similar documentation.
  • Provides expertise in systems and affordability/failure analysis, experimental testing, training, technical assurance oversight and evaluation of OCO capabilities, hardware design and development, and software development.
  • Leverages advanced analytics experience and knowledge of computing technologies, computer science, statistics, mathematics, and other cutting edge technologies.
  • Addresses scientific, engineering or business objectives by writing, modifying or adapting computer programs in machine level, assembly and third or fourth generation programming languages.
  • Independently identifies and uses standard, unconventional and original mathematical, algorithmic, and programmatically approaches to define, plan, organize, design, develop, modify, test, and integrate database or data processing systems, computer hardware systems and simulations models.
  • Formulates architectural design, functional specifications, interfaces and documentation of hardware or software systems considering system interrelationships, operating modes and software or equipment configurations.
  • Researches unconventional applications of software and operating systems in designing and developing new methodologies, significant modifications or adaptations of standardized techniques.
  • Responsible for developing project plans, guidelines, and controls.


  • BS  degree in computer science or other technical field and degree of applicability
  • Five (5) years of demonstrated experience in policy development and enforcement, auditing and Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes, testing and analysis of IA controls and secure configuration using either the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), or Secure Configuration Compliance Validation Initiative (SCCVI). 
  • Must possess one of the following commercial certification for this position: Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Must possess an outstanding knowledge of standard written English grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required to interface with clients, employees, and management;
  • Must have enthusiasm and a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Ability to organize and multi task is a must
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and other MS products
  • Excellent and effective written & verbal communication skills.


  • Applicant may be subject to a security investigation and then meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance issued by the US Government. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access.


  • CARRYING and LIFTING. Ability to transport and lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Employee is required to access remote areas of multi-level vessels
  • Must comply with Company's Driver Safety Policy if assigned to operate company and/or rental vehicles

Type: Contract

Reference ID: 357076

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