Cybersecurity System Security Engineer III

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/20/18

The System Security Engineer’s primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting SMC and AFSPC acquisition programs. The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities to meet NIST Cybersecurity requirements for system assessment & authorization.

Performance shall include:

  • Duties as outlined in PWS para 1.2
  • Lead a team of System Security Engineers and Certification and Accreditation Analysts responsible for ensuring the customer’s national and international security interests are protected as acquisition systems are designed and tested
  • Chair and or Co-Chair customer and SAP community Cybersecurityworking groups, participate in SSE IPT reviews
  • Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAPnetworkinfrastructures
  • Provides expert level consultation and technical services on all aspects of Information Security
  • Review SSE related designs and provides security compliance recommendations
  • Develop and provide Cybersecurityrisk management recommendations to the customer
  • Provide SSE support for Mission and Training systems design and development
  • Assist with development and maintenance of the Program Protection Plan & Cybersecurity Strategy
  • Assist with site activation activities and design reviews, to include test & evaluation of systems
  • Represent the Government Program Manager in various SSE related working groups, advisory groups, and advisory council meetings
  • Work directly with approval/accreditation authorities to obtain systems’ Authorization to Operate

Experience:

  • 12 - 15years total experience, including minimum 8years’ experience within SCI or SAR environment.  Minimum 4 years of SAP relevant experience highly desired.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent additional experience (4 years)

Certifications:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 3 and Information Assurance Manager Level 3 within 6 months of the date of hire. CISSP Recommended.

Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • Full understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG) processes for system accreditation, along with legacy (DITSCAP, DIACAP) processes
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)

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