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Jacobs Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) Level 1 in Hanover, Maryland

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Skills & Tasks

  • The Level 1 Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Participate as a security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments

  • Participate as a security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation and/or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components

  • Participate as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments

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

  • Interact with the customer and other project team members

  • Participate as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components

  • Support the Government in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures

  • Support security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management

  • Identify overall security requirements for the proper handling of Government data

Job Duties

  • The Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) shall perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies.

  • Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs.

  • Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements.

  • Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments.

  • Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions.

  • Supports the building of security architectures.

  • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures.

  • Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.

  • Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations.

  • Reviews certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content.

  • Applies system security engineering expertise in one or more of the following to: system security design process; engineering life cycle; information domain; cross domain solutions; commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf cryptography; identification; authentication; and authorization; system integration; risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning; incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing; certification and accreditation process; principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control); and security testing.

  • Support security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF), the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, and prescribed NSA/CSS business processes for security engineering.

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Here’s What You’ll Need:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

  • Four (4) years of ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Qualifications

  • Seven (7) years’ experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity required.

Certifications

  • DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level 2 is required.

Clearance Requirements

  • TS/SCI with Poly

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

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:

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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