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Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) 2019-M-31

Washington, Metro Area · Government/Military
Join ICES on a contract impacting national security as an Information Systems Security Engineer
As an Information Systems Security Engineer, specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Duties:
  • Provide analytical and technical security recommendations to the customer.
  • Lead the identification of projects’ security requirement.
  • Participate in network design reviews and security testing for the customer’s networks.
  • Coordinate with system development teams to ensure network security standards are followed and implemented correctly.
  • Identify additional security requirements, based on RMF or as the result of security issues that put the customer’s systems at risk.
  • Reviews and analyzes new systems (hardware and software) and provides recommendations concerning system security.
  • Review Security Requirements Traceability Matrixes (SRTMs), System Security Plans (SSPs) and other IA documentation for completeness.
  • Provide A&A and RMF guidance to system owners to ensure accreditation success.
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Favorably adjudicated Polygraph
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification
  • DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
  • Experience in security systems engineering involving various computer hardware and software operation systems and application solutions in both stand-alone and LAN/WAN configurations
  • Experience with security features and/or vulnerability of various operating systems as defined by NIST, DISA (STIGs), and USCYBERCOM
  • Experience with networks and systems security administration, operation systems security configuration and account management best practices
  • Experience implementing RMF Process and NIST 800-53 technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation
 
 Qualifications: 
 
Required:
  • Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Favorably adjudicated Polygraph
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification
  • DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
  • Experience in security systems engineering involving various computer hardware and software operation systems and application solutions in both stand-alone and LAN/WAN configurations
  • Experience with security features and/or vulnerability of various operating systems as defined by NIST, DISA (STIGs), and USCYBERCOM
  • Experience with networks and systems security administration, operation systems security configuration and account management best practices
  • Experience implementing RMF Process and NIST 800-53 technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation
 
Desired:
  • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision
  • Experience briefing senior customer personnel
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Familiarity with customer's IA processes
  • Experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools (i.e. retina, HBSS, EVSS, ACAS)
  • Experience with XACTA
  • Familiarity with Cross Domain Systems (CDS)
  • Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain
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