• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1984

Title: Information Systems Security Engineer

Location: Herndon, VA
*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph needed to apply *

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

•            Under minimal supervision, carries out all phases of information systems/networks security program that involves access to computers and computerized data enabling company to meet contractual requirements for networks security

•            Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans

•            Conducts investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management

•            Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports

•            Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools

•            Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure

•            Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices

•            Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications

•            Develops materials for computer security education/awareness programs

•            Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information

•            Provides recommendations to clients on information assurance engineering standards, implementation dependencies, and changing information assurance related technologies

•            Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents

•            May participate in planning and assigning personnel for certain projects

•            Recommends changes in procedures

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