Senior Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) - Columbia, MD

Columbia, MD

Posted: 02/15/2019 Job Number: JN -022019-10478

Job Description

Senior Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) TS/SCI Clearance w/ FS Poly

We are currently hiring a Senior Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) with a TS/SCI clearance with Full-Scope Polygraph, 10+ years of experience, and CISSP-ISSAP or CISSP-ISSEP certification.

Location: Columbia, MD
Industry: Defense
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Salary: Dependent on experience, education, and certifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Full-Scope Polygraph
  • Bachelor s in Information Technology, Security, Network Systems, or related field plus 10+ years of directly related experience or equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications
  • CISSP-ISSAP or CISSP-ISSEP certification
  • IA System Architect and Engineer (IASAE) experience, to include recent experience within the last 5 years, with Defense-in-Depth principles and technology, including access/control, authorization, identification and authentication, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), network and enterprise security architecture
  • 2 years of experience applying security risks assessment methodology to system development, including threat model development, vulnerability assessments, and resulting security risk analysis
  • Knowledge of Federal, NSA, IC, and DoD Information Security regulations, publications, and policy
  • Strong presentation, report writing and customer interface skills
  • Familiarity with operations systems such as Microsoft Windows, versions of UNIX (AIX, Solaris, HPUX), and Linux
  • Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP and other major protocols (i.e. NetBEUI, NETBIOS, IPX/SPX) and the inherent weaknesses of the protocols
  • An understanding of a typical secure topology and architecture for a site connected to the Internet (i.e. routers, firewalls, web servers)
  • Understanding of how to read and interpret a network diagram and identify possible security related concerns
  • The ability to keep a robust security skill set current and to work on multiple projects concurrently
Job Description:
  • Performs and reviews 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
  • Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations
  • Reviews certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation

About Us: SRG Government Services (SRG) is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

Keywords: Top Secret, TS, TS/SCI, clearance, polygraph, poly, FSP, full-scope poly, Information Systems Security Engineer, ISSE, CISSP-ISSAP, CISSP-ISSEP, IA System Architect and Engineer, IASAE

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