Jacobs Senior Security Controls Assessor (SCA) - TS/SCI w/Poly in Columbia, Maryland
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Jacobs has an opening for a Senior Security Controls Assessor (SCA) to support a prime contract in our Columbia, MD office. You will be responsible for:
Conducting a comprehensive assessment of the management, operational, and technical security controls employed within or inherited by an IS to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (i.e., the extent to which the controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for the system).
Providing an assessment of the severity of weaknesses or deficiencies discovered in the IS and its environment of operation and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
12 years of related work experience. A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or IT Engineering may be substituted for 4 years of experience
DoD 8570-1M Change 2 IAT Level III or IAM Level III requirements (CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, CISM OR GSLC
Active TS/SCI with current polygraph
Strong presentation, report writing and customer interface skills
Familiarity with various operations systems such as Microsoft Windows, various versions of UNIX (AIX, Solaris, HPUX, etc), and Linux
Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP and other major protocols (i.e. NetBEUI, NETBIOS, IPX/SPX) and the inherent weaknesses of the protocols
Understanding of ‘hacking’ methodology concerning performing a vulnerability assessment
Ability to describe a system's avenues of compromise in a network environment and differentiate between various types of network attacks
An understanding of a typical secure topology and architecture for a site connected to the Internet (i.e. routers, firewalls, web servers)
Understanding of how to read and interpret a network diagram and identify possible security related concerns
The ability to keep a robust security skill set current and to work on multiple projects concurrently
Working at a computer or desk (Considerations: Sitting, Eyes, Hands)
May involve long periods of sitting
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
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