Cyber/Information Security Engineer

College Park, MD

Job ID: 130335 Industry: Government


Cyber/Information Security Engineer

Candidate must have a TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance.

Program Description:

Our client is the prime on a contract that supports a government customer.  This program is a high visibility contract that requires interaction across multiple areas of the team and customer exposure.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

The information security engineer will be in a high visibility position that includes working with multiple members of the team.  He/she will interface with the customer daily as well working with developers, systems architects, requirements officers, and other members of the team.  Both classed and unclassed users are added daily and must be integrated onto the application.  The candidate will ensure the cloud systems are remaining compliant with security standards and working with AWS daily.  The candidate will be working with the team to migrate the users into a secure environment on the AWS cloud. 

Day to day responsibilities may include:
  • Providing technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Designing, developing and implementing security requirements within an organization’ s business processes.
  • Providing technical and policy interpretation and guidance regarding information security issues in support of ICD 503 accreditation activities. Ensure that operational security for cloud solution is maintained for information systems.
  • Developing and maintaining A&A documentation (SSP, Security Test Procedures, Security Controls Traceability Matrix, etc) and conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance Attained ATO in full cloud implementation.
  • Providing technical direction in implementing defense in depth strategies for sensitive workloads
  • Identifying deficiencies/weaknesses discovered in customer’ s systems and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities and non-compliance of systems, including infrastructure.
  • Utilizing applications and AWS services to support audit and continuous monitoring functions to ensure the security posture of system.
  • Performing insider threat mitigation, and alignment to NIST Standards

Required Skills:
  • Experience with authorization and accreditation (A&A) process
  • Experience with scanning tools such as Nessus,  AppDetective, and WebInspect
  • Experience with Xacta 360
  • Experience with cloud security, particularly with AWS
  • Security+ certification
  • BS degree with 8+ years of relevant experience

Desired Skills:
  • Knowledge or experience with python scripting
  • Experience with JWIC or similar systems
  • Customer domain experience

Job Type: Full Time 

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