• Sr. Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Job ID 2018-1021
    Category
    Cybersecurity
  • Overview

    We are looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer (ISSE) to join our team in San Diego, CA. This candidate will support a government client by identifying, implementing, assessing, and managing Cybersecurity capabilities and services, providing leadership, team coordination, and subject matter expertise in preparing Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and/or Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages, and leveraging the C&A/A&A process steps as a means for system authorization.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide DIACAP/RMF package development and submission.
    • Validate and document approved IA/Security control implementation.
    • Review, validate, and document software and hardware IA configuration hardening in accordance with Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIGs), Checklists, and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) benchmarks.
    • Perform vulnerability scans using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS). Assess results, document, and provide remediation recommendations.
    • Develop and maintain a Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) addressing C&A/A&A tasking and milestones and incorporation of operational testing and vulnerability mitigations.
    • Perform ACAS server configuration and administration.
    • Provide monitoring and tracking of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts/Bulletins in the Vulnerability Remediation Asset Manager (VRAM).

    Qualifications

    Basic Requirements:

    • A current active government clearance is required to be considered for this role.
    • In-depth experience in Information Assurance (IA) and C&A/A&A with Department of Navy (DoN) networks and applications.
    • Must be familiar with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Service (eMASS) and C&A/A&A package entry.
    • Knowledge of DoD 8500 Series Policies (DoDD 8500.1, DoDI 8500.2, DoDI 8510.01 (DIACAP and RMF)), CNSSI 4009, CNSS 1253, CNSSI 1253, and NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53.
    • Review security requirements, products, configurations and cybersecurity architectures for compliance with DoD policies. 
    • Development and execution of security test plans and assessing the cybersecurity risk of IT systems.
    • Act as a trusted agent to program managers and cybersecurity practitioners and track critical cybersecurity processes experience in assessing a network and/or systems using cybersecurity automated tools such as Nessus, SCAP, and any applicable Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) in accordance with DISA requirements.
    • ACAS, VRAM and HBSS familiarity.
    • Must be able to communicate with personnel and clients effectively.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related discipline.
    • Must have obtained and be able to provide proof of completion for the following certifications:
      • CompTIA Security+ certification.
      • Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) certification.
      • CompTIA Linux+ certification.
      • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT).
      • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) - Windows Server Administration fundamentals.

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