• Location: Chantilly, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1825

Network Security Engineer – Expert

Chantilly, VA


  • Act as a technical management resource for information system security matters.
  • Provides technical and programmatic Cyber Security and Information System Security Management Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems.
  • Ensures the development and implementation of information security policy, requirements, and procedures within an organization’s business processes.
  • Reviews documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework).
  • Provides assessment and authorization (A&A) management support by guiding the development of all documentation necessary to complete the A&A process to include system security plans, contingency plans, and other associated documentation.
  • Conducts complex vulnerability assessments to include; development of risk mitigation strategies with the customer; adjudicating based on assessing the vulnerabilities, threats, and risk associated with assessment.
  • Reviews system configurations and scan tool results in order to determine system compliance and report results.
  • Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and customer regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps.
  • Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements.
  • Provides cyber security and information system security support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements.
  • Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools.
  • Provides assistance in computer incident investigations.
  • Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.


Required Qualifications:

  • Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with PhD
  • Candidate shall demonstrate strong experience with customer's Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process (e.g. RMF, NIST800-53, ICD503)
  • Candidate shall demonstrate strong understanding of Cyber Security Policies
  • Candidate shall have strong understanding of Networks and IT systems
  • Candidate shall demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Candidate shall demonstrate experience working with and across teams and handling multiple projects at once.
  • Candidate shall demonstrate understanding of strong security practices and working with Security Officers
  • Candidate should have accreditation tool experience (e.g., Xacta, Nessus, AppDetective, WebInspect)
  • Candidate should have professional certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CASP, CISA, Security+)
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