Information Systems Security Engineer

Arlington, TX

Posted: 07/18/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -072023-17246

Job Description

DoD Information System Security Engineer

Salary: $60 - $80/hr.
Employment Type: 6 month contract to perm
Clearance: Active Secret
Location: Arlington, TX
Industry: Department of Defense
Hard Requirements: CISSP or CASP+ Certification

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field, such as Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Possess an active IASAE level II or III certification in accordance with DoD 8140.01, Cybersecurity Workforce Management and DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Certification
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in fields of cybersecurity, anti-tamper, or engineering computer technology
  • Experience creating authorization packages for DoD Information Systems
  • Experience implementing security controls
  • Experience with security control testing to include use of vulnerability and compliance scanners, creating test reports, and analyzing test results
  • In-depth knowledge of all phases of the RMF

  • Implement security and anti-tamper controls into training and simulation solution
  • Define DoD cybersecurity and anti-tamper requirements and interact with external stakeholders to refine/derive/allocate security control requirements
  • Perform trades studies, cost analysis, risk assessments, impact analysis, and effectiveness studies
  • Customize cybersecurity solutions based on cost and effectiveness
  • Assist programs and monitor program execution throughout product development lifecycle to ensure cyber and anti-tamper objectives are met
  • Lead, advise, and educate engineers on cybersecurity and anti-tamper concepts and solutions
  • Prepare briefings to obtain approvals by government agencies for contracted efforts
  • Perform cybersecurity tasks in each phase of the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Interact with System Program Office and Authorizing Official key personnel during all phases of the RMF
  • Support Information System Security Managers and Officers (ISSM/ISSO) during Continuous Monitoring Phase of the RMF as technical Subject Matter Expert
  • Applies current systems security engineering methods, practices and technologies to the architecture, design, development, evaluation and integration of systems and networks to maintain system security
  • Works closely with Government customers to ensure that the security protection needs, concerns and requirements are defined and implemented with appropriate fidelity early and in a sustainable manner throughout the life cycle of system that will allow for the security authorization of the system of interest
  • Works with systems developers or commercial product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure systems, networks, and database products
  • Uses methods such as encryption technology, vulnerability analysis and security management
  • Responsible for integration of multiple methods into a cohesive system security perimeter and environment and the policies and procedures necessary to monitor and maintain such an environment
  • Will prepare Certification and Accreditation documentation, using multiple standards such as DITSCAP, NIACAP, DCID 6/3, Common Criteria, and NIST 800-37, to achieve security authorization of supported systems. Represents program security needs, concerns and requirements at customer meetings


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