Information System Security Engineer

Location: Orlando, FL
Date Posted: 03-03-2018
Industry: Aerospace / Aviation / Defense
Job Category: Engineering - Systems

Also, could be called Network Systems Engineers, Cyber Network Architects, Information Security IA Architects, etc. - systems background.

Function as the lead ISSE on Federal Government programs responsible for the following:
  • Recommend and implement measures to maintain compliance with ICD 503.
  • Manage all aspects of cybersecurity for systems maintained on site and at customer locations.
  • Work closely with program managers, system engineering, and other engineering disciplines.
  • Brief senior management on all aspects of security engineering.
  • Lead and support frequent interaction with government customers.
  • Ensure security requirements are addressed in all phases of the system development lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Develop required security accreditation documentation under the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Program (DIACAP) and Federal Risk Management Framework (RMF) as required for assigned systems (National Institute for Standards and Technology, Department of Defense, Special Access Programs, Defense Security Service, National Industrial Security Program).
  • Lead and support security assessment activities needed to obtain and/or maintain the Approval to Operate (ATO) security authorization for assigned systems.
  • Identify security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications and new technology initiatives (hardware, software, cross-domain solutions, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus systems and software deployment tools).
  • Conduct complex security architecture analysis to evaluate and mitigate issues.
  • Validate and test security architecture and design solutions to produce detailed engineering specifications.
Computer Science Degree
  • Doctorate Degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience in an information security domain.
  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 8 years of experience in an information security domain.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 10 years of experience in an information security domain.
  • DoDI 8570 IAT or IAM Level 3 compliant professional certification (i.e. CISSP, CISM, GSLC, GCIH, CISA, GCED, or SCNA).
  • Active Top Secret/SCI security clearance required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proven cybersecurity professional with excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to work well with program teammates and work without supervision.
  • Experience with system architectures, operating systems, network components, software assurance, and databases.
  • Experience with configuring, hardening and vulnerability assessment of Windows, Linux clients, and servers.
  • Experience with configuring, hardening and vulnerability assessment of Network products such as Routers, Switches, and Firewalls (CISCO, Juniper etc).
  • Experience with security assessment and authorization activities required for Federal information systems
  • Experience using security tools such as Nessus/ACAS, STIGs, McAfee, ArcSight, Tripwire, among others
  • Background in Systems Engineering with emphasis on cybersecurity
  • Ability to travel and work night and weekend shifts, if needed.
  • Ability to communicate technical terms/concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Possess advanced level analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills. 
Skills and Certifications [note: bold skills and certification are required]
  • Top Secret/SCI Clearance required
  • Security Clearance Required: YesFull-time Benefits - Full
  • Relocation Assistance Available - Yes
  • Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes
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