Jacobs Security Engineer - EXPERT in Herndon, Virginia
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Skills & Tasks
Bridge the gap between high-level security policies/requirements and technical/operational implementation of those requirements.
Apply Risk Management Framework (RMF) security controls in accordance with regulatory policies.
Serve as the security subject matter expert (SME) and will manage the execution of systems security activities for multiple applications.
Provide guidance to teams on the A&A Process to include: related security documentation such as systems concept of operations, system security design, implementation plans, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials
Provide support to development teams for mitigation and management of Plan of action and Milestones (POA&Ms)
Conducts assessments of existing IT architecture for compliance with security requirements in accordance with regulatory security frameworks (IAW NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4)
Provide engineering support and assistance to authorization/accreditation test and evaluation activities
Evaluate proposed security architectures and designs and provide input as to the adequacy of those security designs to meet required security compliance objectives
Conduct and review security scans
Track and mitigate customer system vulnerabilities
Participate in IAVA Testing and provide recommendations of baseline acceptance of system patches
Ensure STIG compliance and mitigation
Provide continuous monitoring support for information systems
Assist with running vulnerability scans on various applications and provide recommendations for compliance
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Master’s degree plus 4 years’ experience, Bachelor’s degree plus 6 years’ experience, Associates degree plus 12 years’ experience, or a minimum of 15 years’ experience, in relevant field
Extensive experience with Assessment and Authorization(A&A) requirements specifically Authority to Operate (ATO) process and procedures within the Enterprise
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CompTIA Security+, or other IAT II Certification
Extensive experience with Security Framework regulations, to include: NIST 800-53; ICD 503, Rev4; CNSS 1253
Extensive experience with Plan of Action Milestones (POA&Ms) and knowledge of appropriate corrective action for unacceptable risks
Experience with a variety of systems (e.g. desktop, cloud, etc.)
Knowledge of Enterprise Security Best Practices (IAW NIST 800-53; ICD 503, Rev4; CNSS 1253)
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