Information Systems Security Engineer, Level 3 in Laurel, MD

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Wood Consulting   •  

Laurel, MD 20707

Industry: Technical Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 60 days ago

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The Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) shall perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies. Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs. Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements. Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments. Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions. Supports the building of security architectures. Enforces the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures. Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.

Responsibilities

  • Participates as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environment.
  • Participates as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components.
  • Supports the Government in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures.
  • Applies knowledge of IA policy, procedures, and workforce structure to design, develop, and implement secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.
  • Identifies overall security requirements for the proper handling of Government data.
  • Interacts with the customer and other project team members.
  • Performs system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves, to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements.
  • Provides security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management.
  • Provides expert guidance and work product evaluation to one or more security engineers that support Engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.
  • Advocates and recommends system-level solutions to resolve security requirements. Monitors and suggests improvement to IA policy.
  • Interacts with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives.
  • Provides the Government assistance to ensure that the architecture and design of information systems are functional and secure, including program of record systems and special purpose environments with platform IT interconnectivity.

Qualifications

Active Top Secret Clearance with polygraph required

  • Twenty (20) years of experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Four (4) years of additional ISSE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree
  • A Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, reducing the requirement to eighteen (18) years of experience
  • Contractor shall currently possess and maintain one of the following certifications:
  • (ISC)2 – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) – Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
  • (ISC)2 – Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) – Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP).


Valid Through: 2019-9-16