Full Job Description
Edgewater Federal Solutions is a privately held government contracting firm located in Frederick, MD. The company was founded in 2002 with the vision of being highly recognized and admired for supporting customer missions through employee empowerment, exceptional services and timely delivery. Edgewater Federal Solutions is ISO 9001, 20000-1, 270001 certified, appraised at CMMI Level 3 Maturity for Development and Services, and has been named in the Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington Area Small Companies for 2018 and 2019.
Edgewater Federal Solutions is currently seeking a Junior Cybersecurity Specialist in Germantown, MD to provide high level of technical advice and guidance to management and other technical specialists on critical IT security issues; Perform system documentation of all SA&A assessment tools; Conduct technical risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information system to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs and conducts systems security evaluations, audits, and reviews; Applied FISMA, NIST and Federal agencies guidance for security control policies and procedures. Position requires consistent exercise of discretion and judgment.
Act as an assistant advisor on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of information systems under purview.
Assist with the development of required cybersecurity documentation including but not limited to: system security plans, privacy impact assessments, security categorization, and incident response plan.
Work with the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to obtain and maintain the system's authority to operate (ATO).
Provide guidance to system administrators and system owners on adherence to applicable requirements for maintaining security posture of authorized systems.
Assist in the interpretation and development of security operating procedures to protect networks, and other sensitive information.
Assist in conducting assessments of information systems in adherence to FISMA, FIPS and NIST requirements.
Perform risk assessments and analysis in support of ongoing awareness and adherence to the organizations risk tolerance.
Anticipates security requirements and identifies sound security controls for applications, systems, and processes.
Research and when necessary publish and distribute notifications which address major information security threats, i.e. hacking, malicious activity, damaging vulnerabilities with exploits in the wild, Trojans, Worms, and Viruses
Performs other tasks as assigned
1-3 years of relevant progressively responsible cybersecurity experience
Ability to effectively communicate with other team members on technical information related to information systems' design and implementation.
Knowledge of information technologies to include computer hardware and software, operating systems, and networking protocols
Familiarity with FISMA and Security Assessment and Accreditation (SA&A) processes
A bachelor degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science or other relevant field of study
Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Be eligible to obtain Federal Security Clearance at Secret or higher level
It has been and continues to be the policy of Edgewater Federal Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law.