Information Systems Security Engineer

Counter Threat Solutions - Herndon, VA5.0

Full-time
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Information Systems Security Engineer- Salaries up to $165K

Counter Threat Solutions is seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer for our clients in Herndon VA. These are dynamic opportunities to showcase your skills in a challenging and fast paced environment. Day/Core hours.

Information Systems Security Engineer professionals must have an Information Systems Security Engineer ISSE background. The role of the ISSE is to bridge the gap between high level security policies/requirements and technical/operational implementation of those requirements. Candidates should have in-depth understanding of the cybersecurity policies and procedures for government sector information systems and sufficient technical knowledge and experience to implement them. The ISSE will work closely and effectively with the ISSM and Sponsor IT managers on all aspects of their development and implementation programs as they progress through their Agile management processes. The ISSE will provide guidance, standards, and oversight to the development teams as they work towards accreditation and then to keep accredited. The candidate will provide input to A&A process activities and related documentation such as systems concept of operations, system security design, implementation plans, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials.

Must have a TS/SCI/with Polygraph.

Required Skills:
Experience working with this customer and provide input to A&A process activities and related documentation such as systems concept of operations, system security design, implementation plans, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials
Conduct assessments of existing IT architecture for compliance with security requirements from applicable security frameworks such as ICD 503
Advanced problem-solving skills: able to use prior experience and knowledge to address new situations; especially during interactions with clients.
Advanced analytical skills: able to use prior experience and knowledge to seamlessly incorporate new knowledge or information during client interactions
Advanced communications skills
Must be able to work well with others including educating development teams who may not have the same understanding of security as you do
Basic understanding of information security principles and risk assessment techniques
Be able to evaluate proposed security architectures and designs and provide input as to the adequacy of those security designs to meet required security compliance objectives

Desired Skills:
Familiarity with Agile framework
Advanced writing skills: able to clearly articulate ideas for executive level as well as technical staff consumption
Certified Information Systems Security Professional CISSP
Information Systems Security Engineering Professional ISSEP

Qualified candidates must have a current and active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to be considered for this position.

About Counter Threat Solutions CTS: CTS is a Woman-Owned Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business SDVOSB consultancy to the Federal government with a focus on the Intelligence and Defense communities. We provide mission-savvy subject matter experts and deliver innovative solutions to our clients. As such, we seek people passionate about their career specialty and reward our team members with competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes 100% paid medical, dental and vision care premiums; a retirement plan with company match and immediate vesting; a generous annual training/tuition allowance; 6 weeks total paid time off; and performance-based merit increases and incentives.