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Information Systems Security Engineer Technical Specialist

Chantilly, VA 20151
Responsibilities

Program Description:
The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts support functions are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.


Position Description:
The Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) Technical Specialist provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 customers 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 customers 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

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD
  • Current U.S. Government Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
  • 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 Qualifications:

  • 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

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-05-09 Expires: 2021-06-07

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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