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Information Security Systems Engineer (Secret Clearance)

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Job Title: Senior Associate, Information Security Systems Engineer (Secret Clearance)

Job Code: SAS2020204-44713

Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Job Description:

  • Provide Information Security System Engineering support and technical execution of information security activities associated with the authorization of NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) hardened information systems.
  • Support Security Engineering activities, including design, testing, configuration, management and maintenance of information systems.
  • Assist Program Security Architect in the development of, and CONOPS for, emerging security technologies and proposals.
  • Support compliance certification and vulnerability assessments as required.
  • Support the evaluation, qualification, testing and delivery of security architecture improvement, obsolescence replacement and vulnerability response projects.
  • Support information assurance data collection and continuous monitoring updates for assigned security architectures.


    • Secondary/Associates Degree and a minimum of 6 years of prior related experience, or Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 2 years of prior relevant experience, or Graduate Degree and 0 to 2 years of prior related experience
    • DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level 2 certification
    • Active Secret clearance

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • Experience in writing and managing RMF body of evidence documents (e.g., System Security Plan (SSP), Security Compliance Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Risk Assessment Report (RAR), Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) Plan, and Security Assessment Plans and Procedures (SAPP))
      • Experience in the use of security scanning tools (ACAS, SCC, etc.)
      • Experience in the use of SEIM/audit reduction tools (e.g., Splunk)
      • Experience in securing the Linux/Unix OS and Cisco IOS
      • Self-motivation, able to work well independently and within inter-disciplinary engineering teams
      • Strong written and oral communication skills
      • Strong understanding of engineering processes
      • Firewall concepts & functions
      • Authentication, authorization, & access control methods
      • Computer networking concepts, protocols, & security methodologies
      • Confidentiality, integrity, and availability requirements
      • Cyber defense and vulnerability assessment tools
      • Cyber security-enabled software products
      • Cyber threats and vulnerabilities
      • Principles of data flows (e.g., TCP/IP, OSI model)
      • Information security systems engineering principles (NIST SP 800-160 vol1)
      • Principles of defense-in-depth
      • Process engineering concepts
      • RMF assessment methodology & process
      • Application of STIGs
      • System life cycle management principles
      • System testing and evaluation methods
      • Telecommunications network engineering experience
      • SIEM content development and administration
      • Experience in Cyber Defense technologies
      • Understanding of attack / defense scenarios
      • Understanding of system vulnerabilities and exploitation
      • Ability to obtain/maintain TS//SCI security clearance


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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