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Senior Systems Engineer (CMMC)


San Diego, CA






USD 130,000 - 160,000

Job Description

Agile IT is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer focused on M365 Security and Compliance, specifically CMMC, NIST 800-171, ITAR, and DFARS. This position works independently and in collaboration with cross-functional teams, analyzes requirements, and ensures secure cloud architecture, resolving technical issues, work with security scores, Microsoft Defender, Azure Sentinel, Conditional Access and other MS Cloud security features, Intune/Autopilot/Entra ID. 

The Senior Systems Engineer must have a strong technical background in Microsoft and possess experience ensuring security and compliance within Azure and Microsoft 365 Infrastructure. Successful projects require clear communication (written/verbal), setting clear expectations, managing, and collaborating with internal team members, and maintaining clear communication with customers. The Senior Systems Engineer is key in providing guidance and support to the engineering team and project coordinators/managers to execute consistent project success on time and within budget. 


What YOU Do:

  • Be the CMMC thought leader which involves a deep knowledge of CMMC requirements, practices, and implementation strategies, providing expert advice to customers, writing authoritative content, and educating and training internal team members. 

  • Lead the design, implementation, and management of M365 security solutions for our customers, including Entra ID, CA, DLP, and Threat Protection. 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key technical contacts within the customer accounts and becoming a trusted adviser to these individuals. 

  • Serve as the escalation point for project issues for internal and external stakeholders and a collaboration point with Microsoft for CSP ticket escalation. 

  • Collaborate with engineering and project management team resources to successfully complete projects. 

  • Provide configuration recommendation and assistance to other solution deployment team members. 

  • Assist in the development of detailed project specifications and implementation plans. 

  • Maintain knowledge on latest Microsoft 365 and Azure products and services, including new features, tools, security updates and solutions. 

  • Generate detailed documentation for customer presentations, implementations, and administration sessions. 

  • Deliver technical training to customers on Agile IT products and services. 

What Sets YOU Apart:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in information security, with a focus on Microsoft technologies. 

  • Currently an active CMMC Registered Practitioner or ability to achieve RP status within 3 months of employment and an intent to become a CMMC CCP within 18 months.  

  • Possession of intermediate certification (SC-100) in Microsoft Security with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft security technologies, including Azure Security Center, Sentinel, Defender, Entra ID, and Office 365 security features. 

  • Strong understanding of security frameworks and standards such as NIST, ISO 27001, and CCPA. 

  • Experience with security incident response, vulnerability management, and threat intelligence. 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure. 

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams. 

  • Proven leadership skills and experience in mentoring and developing junior team members. 

Nice To Have:

  • Microsoft 365: Entra ID, Exchange Online, MFA, Conditional Access, Intune 

  • Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS): Virtual networking, virtual machines 

  • Active Directory migration projects including ADMT migrations, AD LDS, and LDAP 

  • SAML 2.0 and cloud SSO providers such as Entra ID, Okta, or ADFS 

Additional Information


Compensation and Benefits

  • *Pay range is $130,000 to $160,000 per year. 
    • Starting pay is generally lower to mid-range; based on experience.
  • This is a full-time non-exempt position.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) with 3% employer contribution with 100% vesting
  • Combined 18 days PTO increasing with tenure
  • 9 paid holidays
  • $200,000 basic life insurance
  • Remote mental and physical health networks
  • Voluntary life
  • And so much more

*Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that Agile IT reasonably expects to pay for this position.

Background checks, pre-employment aptitude, and skills testing are a mandatory part of the recruitment process. All Agile IT employees are provided with laptops and home office equipment.  Due to the contractual requirements of our work with government entities, all hires must be US Citizens.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.  All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.