Vencore Information Assurance/Software Security Engineer in San Diego, California


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


Assist the with developing and managing the security designs for the information system architecture.

Determine the relevant security requirements and support the system development around those requirements. The ISSE shall ensure the system, data, and information are properly documented and that the security design components are instilled in the system security measures.

Review and assist as appropriate the system security architectures, standard operating procedures, protocols, and cybersecurity documentation (e.g., Privacy Impact Assessment, System of Records Notice (SORN), Cyber Security Strategy, DIACAP, RMF, Clinger-Cohen, Identity Management, etc).

Develop, review, and/or manage as appropriate the Plan of Action and Milestones (POAMs) for security vulnerabilities and incidents.

Performs a variety of tasks efficiently that support Security and Risk Management, Asset Security, Communications and Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessments and Testing, Security Operations, Incident Management, Disaster Recovery Activities

Understand, apply, and enforce Software Security requirements.

Applies analytical and systematic approaches in the resolution of problems of work flow, organizational, and planning.

Performs a variety of routine project tasks applied to specialized information assurance problems.


8+ years of experience with DIACAP, DCID 6/3, ICD-503, and/or RMF.

Experience in system/software design, development, integration, testing, system administration, and O&M.

Experience implementing and executing software and security engineering practices in the System/Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process.

Experience with information assurance, including accreditation security testing and evaluation.

Expert technical knowledge of DoD, IC, and national level system security initiatives, and Security Information/LAN/WAN/Cloud technologies/Cross Domain Solutions.

Experience designing and developing host based and network based scanning tools. Extensive experience with the use of host based and network based scanning tools.

Experience with Security Content Automated Protocol (SCAP) based tools and specifications.

Extensive experience in OS hardening; securing systems/software IAW IC, DoD, and industry best practices;

Certified developer in Java or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE)

Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) under RMF and at least Entry-level Qualified Navy Validator (QNV) under DIACAP

Additional Qualifications:

Experience with Navy C&A

Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

BS degree in CS, Cybersecurity, or a related field

Top Secret/SCI clearance

Job ID 2017-46947

# of Openings Remaining 1

Category Information Technology

Residency Status U.S. Citizenship Required

Clearance Top Secret/SCI

Employee Type Regular

Time Type Full Time