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Information Systems Security Engineer

  • ID: 496200
  • Posted: 11/18/2021
  • Location: Welcome, MD
  • Category: IT - Information Technology
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Minimum clearance required - TS/SCI - Annually $110k - $140k DOE
The selected individual will be a self-starter requiring minimal supervisory direction and oversight.  He or She will be responsible for effective day-to-day execution of the Cybersecurity program to include (but not limited to):
  • Assist in preparing, providing direction, and reviewing relevant documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Remediation Plans, Plans of Actions and Milestones (POAMs), Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs)
  • Support information security accreditation activities in compliance with applicable federal government policies and procedures
  • Perform vulnerability and risk assessment analysis to support continuous monitoring and security control testing
  • Perform installation and processing of new security products and procedures
  • Monitor networks and systems for security breaches and intrusions
  • Assist in configuring monitoring software that helps notify the team of security events and irregular system behavior
  • Conduct periodic scans of networks and systems to identify vulnerabilities and assist the IT team in determining mitigation techniques
  • Perform incident response activities to minimize impact
  • Work closely with system engineers, government security team and leadership to ensure security design, compliance, and schedule adherence
The ideal candidate will possess strong written and oral communication skills, in-depth technical aptitude, exemplary customer service skills, strong time management skills, the ability to find solutions to complex challenges creatively, multi-task, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or related field of study; or six years of related professional experience in lieu of education
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must have an active DoD TS/SCI security clearance
  • Must currently have or obtain a Cybersecurity Professional certification commensurate with their role (e.g., IAM Level 1, Level 2, etc.) Security+ minimum
  • No less than five (5) years of professional experience as an Information Systems Security Engineer
  • Direct experience reviewing and developing Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation/certification packages
  • Experience maintaining operational security postures for programs and information systems
  • Experience with installation and processing of security products and procedures
  • Ability to communicate information assurance issues to peers and management
  • Familiarity with system administration duties to ensure good security communication with the Information Technology (IT) team
  • Ability to read and use the results of mobile code, malicious code, and anti-virus software
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • DOD 8570, CISSP, CEH, CCIE
  • Demonstrated ability to independently analyze and identify solutions in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience installing and using firewalls, data encryption programs, etc., to protect sensitive information
Additional Qualifications:
This position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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