Information Systems Security Engineer
COLSA Corporation is seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) in the Orlando, FL area. This person will apply technical and functional expertise to perform on-site risk assessments and security engineering/advisory for DoD networks, information systems, and applications, using standards such as DoD Directive 8510.01, DoD Instruction 8500.01, and NIST Publications. The ISSE (Engineer) will work as a member of a Team providing technical support to protect the DoD's networks and information systems.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)
Serve as an Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and Security Engineering (SE) Subject Matter Expert (SME) with proficiency in DoDI 8510.01, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for DoD IT, and affiliated NIST security controls.
Function as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) advising DoD clients on security protocols and compliance measures for a variety of systems.
Assist with RMF assessments, including coordination, preparation, execution, and concluding documentation.
Utilize DoD Information Assurance (IA) scanning tools and techniques (i.e., ACAS, SCAP, STIG Checker, etc.) and work with system owners/developers to "build in" security to their systems and applications.
Demonstrate knowledge of network devices and interconnections (i.e., routers, switches, IDS/IPS, firewalls, DNS) and how they can be best engineered and configured to minimize system risks and vulnerabilities.
Demonstrate technical experience in identifying and mitigating any risks and vulnerabilities in complex defense systems and enclaves.Expertly communicate complex technical and programmatic information to a wide audience, often in the form of verbal and visual updates, technical reports, and/or briefings. Documentation, presentation, and public speaking skills are required.
Apply expert understanding of cybersecurity concepts, practices, and tools to administer classified and unclassified DoD networks and information systems.
Maintain on-going awareness of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends.
Develop and maintain the necessary technical documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Travel: Up to fifteen percent (15%) but estimated to average ten percent (10%) to U.S. military locations around the country and world.
- Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent experience
- At least 10 years of general or specialized IT experience with 5 years of experience in conducting DIACAP and/or NIST assessments and security engineering/consultation.
- Functional knowledge of DoDI 8510.01, CNSSI 1253, NIST 800-53 rev4, and associated controls.
- Familiarity with Electronic Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
- CISSP-ISSEP certification
- US Citizenship; Minimum of DoD Secret Security Clearance or higher
- Expertise and knowledge of system engineering, network/system administration, and project management principles are required. An educational background in an engineering field (mechanical, computer, systems, etc.) is HIGHLY preferred.
Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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