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Senior Systems Security Engineer

Job Title
Senior Systems Security Engineer
Requirement ID
27363716
Location
Dahlgren,  VA 22448
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Description

Required Security Clearance: Secret

Required Certification:  DOD IAT level II complaint, Sec+CE, CySA, etc. at time of employment

Education and Experience: BA/BS degree and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in systems design, development and integration preferred.

Required Experience: 

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Seeking a Systems Security Engineer to develop requirements from project inception to conclusion for a particular subject matter area (i.e. IT, engineering, linguistics, scientific field, etc.) in Dahlgren, VA. You 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.

There are two roles for this position with same requirements: an ISSO role and a senior level role performing wireless security using Flying Squirrel.

Functional Responsibility:
Essential functions for the Systems Security Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilizing 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.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of DoD Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) policies, and standards is preferred.
  • Working knowledge Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience preferred, to include NIST SP 800 series and FIPS 199.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

Preferences:

  • For ISSO role, ISSO experience
  • For wireless security role, Flying Squirrel application experience.

Working Conditions:

Work is typically based in a busy office environment and subject to frequent interruptions. Business work hours are normally set from Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm, however some extended or weekend hours may be required. Additional details on the precise hours will be informed to the candidate from the Program Manager/Hiring Manager.

Physical Requirements:

May be required to lift and carry items weighting up to 25 lbs. Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching and bending throughout the work day.

Background Screening/Check/Investigation:

Successful Completion of a Background Screening/Check/Investigation will/may be required as a condition of hire.

Employment Type: Full-time / Exempt

Benefits:

Metronome offers competitive compensation, a flexible benefits package, career development opportunities that reflect its commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.  Benefits include, not all inclusive – Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Time-Off & Company Paid Holidays, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities.

Other:

An Equal Opportunity Employer:  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status. Metronome LLC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO).  Metronome LLC shall provide reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations.  Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.

Required Skills

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Openings
2


An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.