Cyber Systems Security Engineer

Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Clearance Required: 
  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph
  • Candidate information must be in JPAS to be submitted (Scattered Castles not accepted). Program is a SAP.

    Background:
    Assured Consulting Solutions provides strategic and innovative solutions for customer needs across the business, technology, and organizational spectrum. As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work with customers that are both Government and industry leaders and technology innovators.

    We are seeking a highly motivated Cyber Systems Security Engineer to work within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting SMC and AFSPC acquisition programs. The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities to meet NIST Cybersecurity requirements for system assessment & authorization.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration with existing SAP network infrastructures
  • Support a team of System Security Engineers and Certification and Accreditation Analysts responsible for ensuring the customers national and international security interests are protected as support equipment are designed and tested
  • Support customer and SAP community IA working groups, participate in SSE IPT reviews
  • Provides expert level consultation and technical services on all aspects of Information Security
  • Review SSE related designs and provides security compliance recommendations
  • Develop and provide IA risk management recommendations to the customer
  • Provide SSE support for Mission and Training systems design and development
  • Assist with development and maintenance of the Program Protection Plan & Cybersecurity Strategy
  • Assist with site activation activities and design reviews
  • Represent the Government Program Manager in various SSE related working groups, advisory groups, and advisory council meetings
 
Required Qualifications:
  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 and Information Assurance Manager Level 1 within 6 months of the date of hire
  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • Familiarity with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG) processes for system accreditation, along with legacy (DITSCAP, DIACAP) processes
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)
Education:
  • Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent (4 years of experience is the equivalent)
Years of Experience:
  • 6 years’ total experience, including minimum 2 years’ experience within SCI or SAR environment. Minimum 1 year of SAP relevant experience highly desired.
 
Position Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day

 
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