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Systems Security Engineer - Sr.

Job Title
Systems Security Engineer - Sr.
Requirement ID
Dahlgren,  VA 22485
Other Location

The Senior Systems Security Engineer will develop requirements from project inception to conclusion for a particular subject matter area (i.e. IT, engineering, linguistics, scientific field, etc.). 
Team Member will analyze actual and predictable operational activities of a military, governmental, or business system to obtain a quantitative, rational basis for decision making or resource allocation. 
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilizes modeling and measuring techniques, mathematics, statistical methods, engineering methods, and other necessary techniques. 
  • Provides integral support in the requirements determination, conceptualization, design, development, testing, verification, and documentation of modeling and simulation-based decision support system applications. 
  • Provides instruction and assistance for the development of several artifacts to include (Categorization Planning, Implementation Planning, ISCM Strategic Planning, Contingency Plans, Change Management, and Incidence Response Plans. etc.).
  • Ability to analyze Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scanning results. 
  • Ability to assess technical and non-technical security controls to determine compliance.
  • May develop, deliver and train in areas of Assessment and Authorization (A&A), specifically RMF Steps 1-6.
  • May provide A&A leadership/guidance for junior, mid-level, and senior level employees.
Required Skills

Education/Min Years Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate scientific, engineering, or computer related discipline from an accredited institution
and 8 years of experience in systems design, development and integration.
• 12 years of relevant experience may be substituted for a degree.

• Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Managerial Level II certification requirements at time of employment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

Active US Government Security Clearance Required
Optional Skills

• Knowledge of DoD Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) policies, and standards.
• Working knowledge Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience, to include NIST SP 800 series and FIPS 199.
• Experience with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) or managing DoD and DoN IA Portfolios.
• Working knowledge of STIG Viewer, Vulnerability Remediation Asset Manager (VRAM) reporting and understanding of Compliance Task Orders (CTO).
Navy Qualified Validator (NQV).
• Knowledge of RDT&E and/or tactical systems
• Knowledge of Interim Authority to Test (IATT).

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