Information Systems Security Engineer
Business Group Highlights
Civilian, State and Local
Perspecta’s Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.
Our task order provides on-site enterprise-wide technical and administrative Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and Continuous Monitoring (CM) support. The Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) uses her/his expertise to perform scans in support of the risk mitigation efforts of the broader ISSO team to achieve Authority to Operate status for client systems and applications.
The ISSE-Security responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Perform scans and analysis of security center logs and coordination with the security personnel and recommend mitigation strategies.
Perform and review technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established information assurance (IA) standards and regulations.
Validate and verify system security requirements definitions and analyze and establish system security designs
Develop, implement, and document formal security programs and policies throughout the program and monitors compliance to these policies and programs.
Manage and maintain a library of security audit tools, and corresponding processes that can be used for system security testing, internal audits, incident response, and diagnosis of security-related system issues.
Perform and maintain Tenable security center scans and create reports
Perform analysis of Sourcefire IDS
Perform analysis of McAfee DLP
Perform analysis of the Microsoft EndPoint
Perform analysis of the Insider Threat using MySQL-Linux
BS 8-10, MS 6-8, PhD 3-5
5-7 years IA and InfoSec experience; which includes developing and reviewing security concept of operations, systems security plans, security control assessments, contingency plans, configuration management plans
Experience with FISMA and RMF/A&A processes
Experience with NIST Special Publications i.e. as 800-27, 30, 37, 53, 60
Experience incident response plans, plan of actions and milestones, risk management plans, vulnerability scanning, and/or vulnerability management plans
Experience with STIG and SCAP, Sourcefire IDS, McAfee DLP, Microsoft EndPoint
Strong analytical, communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills
Ability to perform in a fast paced environment with frequent change
CISSP and CISM or GSLC; or ability to obtain CISM or GSLC within 6 months of hire
Active Top Secret clearance, periodic review (PR) performed within the past three years, SCI eligibility
Knowledge of systems engineering principles, requirements analysis, system development (software and hardware); network security architecture concepts (topology, protocols, components); and/or IT security principles and methods (firewalls, demilitarized zones)
Government consulting experience
Knowledge of CSA guidance
Experience with VMware
FindTheBestJob is a free service and does not charge a fee at any stage of application or recruitment process. Don’t provide your bank account or credit card details to anyone during job application. FindTheBestJob does not guarantee the availability of a job since organizations may end applications earlier than due date.