Jacobs Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) - TS/SCI w/poly in Columbia, Maryland

Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) - TS/SCI w/poly


“Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.”

Jacobs is seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to support a prime contract in our Columbia, MD office. Duties may include:

  • Security engineering, vulnerability testing, support continuous monitoring operations, assessing and managing risk, responding to threats, and assist in the development of policies and procedures critical to fulfilling the Agency's IA mission

  • Support the design, development, implementation, and/or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components

  • Ensure that the architecture and design of information systems are functional and secure, including program of record systems, and special purpose environments with platform IT inter-connectivity

  • Conduct system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves, to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements

  • Apply IA policy, procedures, and workforce structure to design, develop, and implement secure networking, computing, and enclave environments




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  • Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or equivalent experience plus eight (8) to twelve (12) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

  • Twelve years of IASAE experience, to include, recent experience within the last five years, with Defense-in-Depth principles and technology, including access/control, authorization, identification and authentication, PKI, network and enterprise security architecture

  • Two years of experience applying security risks assessment methodology to system development, including threat model development, vulnerability assessments, and resulting security risk analysis

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or IT Engineering is desired and may be substituted for four years of experience

  • Knowledge of Federal, NSA, IC, and DoD Information Security regulations, publications, and policy

  • DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level II requirements (CASP CE, CISSP or Associate, or CSSLP certification)

  • Active TS/SCI with current polygraph

Additional Qualifications:


Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

  • Working at a computer or desk (Considerations: Sitting, Eyes, Hands)

  • May involve long periods of sitting

Work Environment:

  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)

  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients

  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

Equipment and Machines:

  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation


  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines

  • Regular attendance is necessary and required

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others

  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment

  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Columbia

Req ID: I2S000385