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Information System Security Engineer (ISSE)

Description

SAIC has a new opportunity for an Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to work on an exciting, fast-paced program. This position will work hand-in-hand with the customer team as well as external teammates across all program security functions.


 

Description
SAIC has a new opportunity for an Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to work on an exciting, fast-paced program. This position will work hand-in-hand with the customer team and external teammates across all program security functions.

Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Maintain operational security posture for the program; develop and execute information security plans and policies  
  • Develop IT architecture deliverables, specific to information security countermeasure implementations, for operational systems and systems under development
  • Evaluate proposed information security architectures and designs, provide input to ensure designs meet required security compliance objectives
  • Install, configure, and use various information system inspection tools to audit systems and analyze potential vulnerabilities; conduct weekly auditing requirements, analyze results, identify mitigation approaches
  • Monitor networks and systems for security breaches; investigate security breaches; lead incident response, minimize impact, conduct technical and forensic investigation into root cause and impacts
  • Review requests for software installation and conduct technical risk assessment on implementation of the software
  • Work closely with system administrators to ensure installation of current patches, AV definitions and other security tools
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support accreditation and other program protection activities
  • Prepare and review program documentation to include Risk Assessment Reports, Accreditation Packages, and security policy guides

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fourteen (14) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.


 

Required Qualifications
  • TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph
  • Direct ISSE experience implementing security solutions
  • Technical expertise in secure computer network design, implementation, and accreditation
  • Expertise in anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering
  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools (e.g. NESSUS, SPLUNK, HBSS, etc.), technologies and methods
  • Expertise in DCID 6/3, ICD 503, and NIST 800-53 policies and implementations
  • Experience in providing oversight and coordination for multiple contractors
  • Experience managing privileged user requirements
  • Polished communicator (written and verbal) with keen eye for details
  • Analytical, a problem solver
   
Desired Qualifications


CISSP, Security+, Network+, AWS certifications preferred
  • AWS and cloud platform as a service (PaaS) security implementation

Hands on experience with C2S security groups
Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Location:
MCLEAN, Virginia
Country:
United States
Salary:
Not Specified
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