Information Security Systems Engineer

Harris   •  

Colorado Springs, CO

Industry: Business Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 393 days ago

Job Description: 

Function as an ISSE on Federal Government programs responsible for the following: 

  • Support all aspects of cybersecurity for systems maintained on site and at customer locations.
  • Develop requiredsecurity accreditation documentation under the Federal Risk Management Framework (RMF) as required for assigned systems (National Institute for Standards and Technology, Department of Defense, Special Access Programs).
  • Support security assessment activities needed to obtain and/or maintain the Approval to Operate (ATO) security authorization for assigned systems.
  • Recommend and implement measures to maintain compliance with Federal cybersecurity policies.
  • Identify securityrisks, threats and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications and new technology initiatives (hardware, software, cross-domain solutions, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus systems and software deployment tools).
  • Validate and test securityarchitecture and design solutions to produce detailed engineering specifications.
  • Assess the impact on the business unit/customer caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information and reports to senior management. 


  • Active TS/SCI clearance is required.
  • 3+ years with BS/BA (Bachelors) or equivalent. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • DoDI 8570 IAT or IAM Level 2 compliant professional certification (i.e. CISSP, CISM, Security + CE, or SSCP).
  • Experience with security assessment and authorization activities required for Federal information systems.
  • Experience with system architectures, operating systems, network components, software assurance and databases.
  • Experience with configuring, hardening and vulnerability assessment.
  • Experience with securityaudit log review.
  • Experience using security tools such as Nessus/ACAS, STIGs, McAfee, Tripwire, among others.
  • Possess advanced level analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to communicate technical terms/concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Flexibility to adjust work schedule based on customer needs and priorities.


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