Vencore Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) in Chantilly, Virginia

Overview

Vencore is a proven provider of information solutions, engineering and analytics for the U.S. Government. With more than 40 years of experience working in the defense, civilian and intelligence communities, Vencore designs, develops and delivers high impact, mission-critical services and solutions to overcome its customers most complex problems.

Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, Vencore employs 3,800 engineers, analysts, IT specialists and other professionals who strive to be the best at everything they do.

Vencore is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities

Program Description:

The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) core and non-core support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts Core Capabilities are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.

Position Description:

The Information systems Security Engineer provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides analytical and technical security recommendations to the customer
  • Lead for the identification of projects’ security requirements
  • Participates in network design reviews and security testing for the customer’s networks
  • Coordinates with systems’ development teams to ensure network security standards are being followed and implemented correctly
  • Identifies additional security requirements, based on RMF or as the result of security issues that put the customer’s systems at risk
  • Reviews and analyzes new systems (hardware and software) and provides recommendations concerning their security
  • Reviews Security Requirements Traceability Matrixes (SRTMs), System Security Plans (SSPs) and other IA documentation for completeness
Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD
  • Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Favorably adjudicated Counter Intelligence Polygraph
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification (i.e. CISSP or CASP)
  • DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
  • Experience in security systems engineering involving various computer hardware and software operation systems and application solutions in both stand-alone and LAN/WAN configurations
  • Experience with security features and/or vulnerability of various operation systems as defined by NIST, DISA (STIGs), and USCYBERCOM
  • Experience with networks and systems security administration, operation systems security configuration and account management best practices
  • Experience implementing Risk Management Framework (RMF) Process and NIST 800-53 technical controls and developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation

Desired Qualifications:

  • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision
  • Experience briefing senior customer personnel
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Familiarity with customer’s IA processes
  • Experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools (i.e. retina, HBSS, EVSS, ACAS)
  • Experience with XACTA
  • Familiarity with Enterprise Cross Domain Solutions (ECDS)
  • Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain

Job ID 2018-50477

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Information Technology

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Top Secret/SCI w/Poly

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time