Cyber Security Engineer

Abacus Technology   •  

Lexington, MA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 426 days ago

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Abacus Technology is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer to provide system, application, and personnel security support for the Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate.  This is a full-time position.


Support the system/application authorization and accreditation (A&A) effort, to include assessing and guiding the quality and completeness of A&A activities, tasks and resulting artifacts mandated by governing DoD and Air Force policies (i.e., Risk Management Framework (RMF).  Recommend policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.  Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.  Promote awareness of security issues among management and ensure sound security principles are reflected in organizations’ visions and goals.  Conduct systems security evaluations, audits, and reviews.  Recommend systems security contingency plans and disaster recovery procedures.  Recommend and implement programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.  Participate innetwork and systems design to ensure implementation of appropriate systems security policies.  Assess security events todetermine impact and implement corrective actions.  Ensure the rigorous application of information security/cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all IT services. 


Positions available at multiple experience levels including junior (4 years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree), mid (10+ years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree), and senior (12+ years of experience and a Master’s degree). 

 Degreemust be in a related field.  Additional years of experience may be substituted for degree requirements. 

Familiar withDIACAP, Risk Management Framework (RMF), STIGs, and IA Controls. Experience with development/architecture for apps and services, and testing and administration. 

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows technologies, including Active Directory, Windows Administration, scripting, and Windows configuration techniques. 

Basic Linux experience to include Red Hat and Fedora.  Networking experience including routers, switches, and firewalls.  Experience with Cisco and Juniper.  Strong desktop application administration experience to include Microsoft Office, web browsers, and anti-virus applications. 

Must be detail oriented and possess the ability to work in a multi-disciplined environment with an adaptive personality.  Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.  

Analytical skills to troubleshoot IA issues.  Familiarity with EITDR and eMass desired.  Must be able to apply intensive and diverse knowledge to problems and make independent decisions.  Must be a team player able to work professionally and collaboratively with the government customer and other contractmembers of the project team.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a client focus.  Must be a US citizen.

Job ID 2017-3091