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Engagement and Policy Systems Engineer (Level 6)

Fort George G Meade, MD · Information Technology

Job Description:  

The contractor will perform the following activities:

  • Serve as a principal advisor to the Government on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of an Information System (IS);
  • Provide the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an IS.  Maintain responsibility for the day-to-day security operations of the system.  Responsibilities may also include:
    • Security Control Validation Visits
    • Secure Configuration and Change management
    • Event Management
    • Account Management
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Security Incident Management
    • POA&M Management
    • Reauthorization
    • Decommissioning
  • Collaborate with the System Owner to maintain Approval to Operate (ATO), including the resolution of any Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&M) documents issued by the DAO;
  • Develop and provide update System security Plans (SSPs) and supporting documentation (e.g. SECONOPs, diagrams, Privileged User’s Guide);
  • Respond to any data calls;
  • Perform reviews of technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommended mitigation strategies

Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related discipline and at least 20 years of systems engineering experience.  A Master’s or PhD Degree may be substituted for two years of experience.  Note: a High School Diploma or GED plus 24 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
  • Demonstrated Information System Security Engineering expertise with a strong knowledge in both current and legacy Security Risk Management Framework (certification & accreditation) processes and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze user requirements always using the governing security requirements to develop any security documentation.
  • Demonstrated teamwork & flexibility in developing realistic, achievable solutions for a variety of systems security engineering and program management endeavors.
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team setting to complete assigned tasks within expected schedule to complete
  • Flexible/easily adaptable within a dynamic work environment that may require surge efforts
  • DoD8570 compliance with Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 or higher is required
  • This is a full time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

 

Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Bix Fix experience a plus
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