Information Security Engineer

Global Networks - Washington, DC4.5

ContractEstimated: $100,000 - $140,000 a year
Global Networks Inc. is seeking an Information Security Analyst to support our “expanding” Contract in Washington, DC. (No Travel Required/Public Trust 6C Clearable)

Support the Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) identification, tracking, remediation, closure, and reporting process, enterprise-wide.

Analyze results from vulnerability scanning tools

Interface with the clients related to the overall POA&M program.

Administer cyber security related training to the IT community.

Required Qualifications:
Associate's degree

CAP, Security+, CISSP, or GSEC certification

3+ years of professional experience in Cybersecurity related area.

2+ years working as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) or POA&M Engineer conducting Security Authorization, POA&M and Continuous Monitoring activities

  • Candidates who have worked in these areas will have an added advantage*
Strong understanding of POA&M and Remediation procedures.

Experience analyzing tools such as Nessus, WebInspect, AppDetective, Qualys, etc.

Moderate knowledge of System Security Plans, Contingency Plan, Contingency Plan Testing, Risk Assessment, and other security related artifacts.

Strong documentation and communication (written and verbal) skills.

Able to analyze, assess, control, determine, mitigate and manage risk within a federal management framework or federal interest computer systems that store, process, display or transmit Personally Identifiable Information (PII).

Application level knowledge of FISMA, FIPS, and NIST 800-series guidance.

Great understanding of the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Working knowledge of network firewalls, WAFs, VPNs, and other security technologies.

Self-motivated and able to work in an independently.

Ability to multitask and juggle changing priorities in a high paced environment.

Desired Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Cybersecurity related field
Understanding of Unix/Linux (Solaris/Red Hat) and MS Windows Operating Systems
CSAM Experience
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
Clearance Required: Obtain or possess a “Public Trust Level 6C”