• Type: Contract
  • Job #1824

Computer & Network Security Specialist – Senior

Chantilly, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility will be to perform system vulnerability scans systems in order to determine system compliancy with customer authorization policies.
  • Manage and maintain continuous monitoring program for assigned area.
  • Provides information assurance 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.
  • 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 and 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 compliancy 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 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in technology/tools specific to the target platforms.
  • 5 + years of experience in vulnerability management, network security, cloud environments, and network topologies.
  • Able to demonstrate a strong understanding of Best Security practices
  • Ability to execute vulnerability/compliance assessment tools and evaluate results for systems undergoing security assessment and continuous evaluation.
  • Expertise with COTS cybersecurity and Authorization tools to include: Xacta, Tenable/Nessus, WebInspect, AppDetective, RedSeal, and etc.
  • Strong experience with customer's Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process (e.g. RMF, NIST800-53, ICD503)
  • Strong understanding of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53 and or 800-53A Revision 4 as well as 800-30, 37 and 39,(CNSS) Instruction No. 1253.
  • Candidate shall demonstrate strong understanding of Cyber Security Policies and be able to handle multiple project, Networks and IT systems
  • Candidate should have professional certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CASP, CISA, Security+)

 

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