Network Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) TS/SCI with polyg
Posted on: September 16, 2018
Description About LeidosAt Leidos, we take responsibility for improving the quality of life of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. Our commitment extends beyond the contributions we make to solve Mission-Critical Problems; it directly impacts the people involved.
Program SummaryAs an ISSE II you will join a small team providing Cyber Security Engineering Support to support a DoD customer. The ISSE II will perform in a consultant like role providing technical knowledge, expertise and advice to our customer to conduct cyber risk assessments, vulnerability analyses, architecture evaluations, optical network evaluations and security engineering services.
Primary Responsibilities The ISSE shall perform, or review, technical security assessments of telecommunication and computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established standards and regulations and recommended mitigation strategies. This includesValidates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designEvaluates network design and performs network security assessmentsDesigns, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for telecommunication, networking, computing and enclave environment to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirementsAssist architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of security policies to enterprise solutionsEnforces the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectureAssesses and mitigates system security threats/risk throughout the program life cycleContributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operationsReviews C&A documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its contentApplies system security engineering expertise in one or more of the following:System security design processEngineering life cycleInformation domainCross domain solutionsCOTS and GOTS cryptographySystems integrationRisk managementIntrusion detectionContingency planningIncident handlingConfiguration controlChange managementAuditingC&A processIdentification, authentication and authorizationPrinciples of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control)Security testing.Shall have telecommunications engineering and transmissions switching, experience in two (2) or more of the following:High Speed Digital SwitchingOptical network technologiesSDH/SONET including protection schemesASON (auto switched optical network)MPLS/GMPLSCarrier Grade EthernetTelecommunications signaling protocols including: ISON, SDH/SONETInternational Telecommunications Union (ITU) standards.Support security authorization activities in compliance with DoD Information System Certification and Accreditation Processes and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) process, the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, and prescribed DoD business process for security engineering. Qualifications Bachelor of Science Degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering or related field with a minimum of 14 years of experience as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) on programs and/or contracts with the Federal Government CISSP or CISSP-ISSEP DoD approved 8570 baseline certification is a firm requirementStrong writing skillsConfidence and ability to present briefing to senior level DoD officials in both prepared briefings and/or in ad hoc discussions.Additionally, the candidate must also possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities:Expertise in network technology, network security assessments, and systems security engineering.Experience in identifying, researching, characterizing, and documenting security weaknesses related to operating systems, software applications, firmware, network hardware components, as well as network architecture design and documented policies and procedures. Experience developing and documenting system security requirements and conducting requirements gap analysis. Knowledge of, and practical experience with the NIST Special Publications 800 Series, CNSSI 1253, and DoD 8500. Experience with network technologies and the ability to demonstrate knowledge of network protocols, communications systems and architectures.Should have significant hands on experience implementing security and/or network components, i.e. routers, firewalls, IPS, IDS, etc. Ability to work independently within a schedule and with little direction.
TS/SCI with polygraph required
External Referral Eligible
Keywords: Leidos, Baltimore , Network Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) TS/SCI with polyg, IT / Software / Systems , Columbia, Maryland
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