Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

Location: Chantilly, VA
Date Posted: 12-27-2018
Location: Chantilly, VA
Clearance Required: Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a current and active TS/SCI clearance granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency. Must be able to pass a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

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 Principal ISSE to join our team.  A Federal Services information technology (IT) customer requires support of the enterprise IT environment to ensure that cyber security requirements are effectively integrated into information systems.  Under this contract, Assured Consulting Solutions provides direct assistance to the customer in IT services with a focus on consultant-level IT support.
The Senior Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) ensures that cyber security requirements are effectively integrated into information systems through purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration. Must possess excellent analytical skills and be capable of quantifying risk to enterprise systems and level of compliance with security policy. The ISSE employs best practices that can be used to integrate security into all facets of business operations. Requires expert technical knowledge in security engineering and IT systems engineering.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Defines, plans, designs, and evaluates information security systems and architecture
  • Performs requirements analysis, design, and integration for complex software applications and collaboration infrastructures
  • Conducts certification testing and reporting in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST 800-53; identifies deficiencies (POA&M) and provides recommendations for solutions
  • Performs system administration and maintains audit collection and reporting system, vulnerability management program, and continuous monitoring capabilities
  • Participates in the change management process, and assesses security impact of proposed changes
  • Creates and maintains existing information system security documentation, including SSP, SCTM, Security Configuration Guide
  • Writes implementation and design documents describing how security features are implemented
Required Qualifications:
  • Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the fields of mathematics, telecommunications, electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science and 10-12 years related experience; or Master's degree with 7-9 years of experience
  • Experience with modern Windows, UNIX, network operating systems, databases, and virtual computing
  • Strong IT system and application engineering background with experience in Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Active Directory Group Policy, SQL, networking, VMware vSphere, and auditing
  • Experience with certification testing, Risk Management Framework (RMF), information assurance tools, DoD STIG, and vulnerability assessment
  • CISSP, or DoD 8570.1/8140 certification meeting IAM/IAT Level III
Desired Qualifications:
  • Experience with Red Hat Linux Operating System
  • CISSP certification
Education Qualifications:
A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the fields of mathematics, telecommunications, electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science and 10-12 years related experience; or Master's degree with 7-9 years of experience

Years of Experience:
10+ years w/ Bachelor's Degree
 7+  years w/ Master's Degree

Position Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day

 
Carlton V. Carpenter II
Principal Recruiter
Assured Consulting Solutions, LLC
 
Office 703.662.5062 x707 | Mobile 571.481.1981 | Fax 703.563.9586
11800 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 1212, Reston, Virginia 20191
ccarpenter@assured-consulting.com | www.assured-consulting.com
 
 
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