• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #3138

Title: Information Systems Security Engineer
Location: Herndon, VA

*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *
Company Overview:
Cornerstone Defense is the Employer of Choice within the Intelligence, Defense, and Space communities of the U.S. Government.  Realizing early on that our most prized assets are our employees, we continually focus our attention on improving the overall work/life experience they have supporting the mission.  Our Team is pushed every day to use their industry leading knowledge to provide end-to-end solutions to combat our nation’s toughest and most secure problems.  If you are looking for a place to not only be professionally challenged, but encouraged and supported by a company that cares, don’t look any further than Cornerstone Defense.
 

Seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE). The role of the ISSE is to bridge the gap between high level security policies/requirements and technical/operational implementation of those requirements. Candidates should have in-depth understanding of the cybersecurity policies and procedures for government sector information systems and sufficient technical knowledge and experience to implement them. The ISSE will work closely and effectively with the ISSM and Sponsor IT managers on all aspects of their development and implementation programs as they progress through their Agile management processes. The ISSE will provide guidance, standards, and oversight to the development teams as they work towards accreditation and then to keep accredited. The candidate will provide input to A&A process activities and related documentation such as systems concept of operations, system security design, implementation plans, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials.
 
Bachelor's degree (preferably in STEM field) and 10 years technical experience. Additional technical experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

Must have a TS/SCI Full Scope Poly Clearance. This position is located in the Herndon area.
 

1. Experience working with sponsor and providing input to A&A process activities and related documentation such as systems concept of operations, system security design, implementation plans, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials
2. Demonstrated on-the-job experience conducting assessments of existing IT architecture for compliance with security requirements from applicable security frameworks (such as ICD 503)
3. Demonstrated on- the job- experience evaluating proposed security architectures and designs against security compliance requirements.
4. Basic understanding of information security principles and risk assessment techniques
5. Provide continuous monitoring support for information systems
6. Basic understanding of information security principles and risk assessment techniques
7. Experience with using NESSUS and other scanning applications
8. Advanced analytical skills: able to use prior experience and knowledge to seamlessly incorporate new knowledge or information during client interactions
9. Advanced communications skills: able to work well with others, independently and as part of a team
10. Must be able to work well with others including educating development teams who may not have the same understanding of security as you do
11. Intermediate presentation skills: able to interview engineers on technical subject matter as well as brief executive level stakeholders

 

 

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