Jacobs Information Assurance SME in Fort Meade, Maryland
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Jacobs has an opening for a Information Assurance SME in Fort Meade, MD. The primary role of personnel in this position will be to provide high-level Information Assurance expertise to support the client’s mission of assessing and maintaining the security posture of the Agency’s information systems.
Provides highly technical and specialized recommendations concerning automated solutions to complex information processing problems
Performs analyses and studies
Prepares reports and gives presentations
Participates in medium to large complex projects, and major phases of very large projects
Provides highly specialized recommendations and solutions to complex problems
Manages the fact-finding, analysis, development of hypothesis/conclusions, and production of final reports and delivery of presentations
Delivers projects in accordance with the Government’s requirements
Assists the Government with the development of requirements, from a project's inception to its conclusion for a particular IT subject matter area (i.e., simple to complex systems)
Assists other project members with analysis and evaluation and with the preparation of recommendations for improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts in the following specialties: CCRI, CSSP, DoD Scorecard, FISMA, IC Scorecard, ICD502
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Active TS/SCI with polygraph required
Bachelor’s Degree required plus 12 years of related work experience
A Master’s Degree in Computer Science or IT Engineering or related field of study may be substituted for 6 years of experience
The ability to think ‘out of the box’
Strong presentation, report writing and customer interface skills
Knowledge of TCP/IP and other major protocols (i.e. NetBEUI, NETBIOS, IPX/SPX) and the inherent weaknesses of the protocols
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
Most work will be done at a desk or computer.
General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.
Equipment & Machines:
General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.
Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.
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