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Information Assurance/Security Engineer III

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Intelligence

The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.

Responsibilities

Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to internal and external customers in support of network and information security systems. Designs, develops and implements security requirements within an organizations business processes. Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework). Prepares test plans. Provides assessment and authorization (A&A) support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments. Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps. Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans. Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies. Develops, tests and integrates computer and network security tools. Secures system configurations and installs security tools, scans systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and evaluates products and various aspects of system administration. Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks. Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements. Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements. Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools. Provides assistance in computer incident investigations. Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.

Program Specific Description: The NUO program is a contract providing SETA (Systems Engineering Technical Advisor) services to the IC customer with a focus on RF satellite communications. NUO contract support is part of the customer team focused on all aspects of the systems life cycle including conops development, capturing requirements, working with developers to deliver capability, testing to ensure capabilities meet requirements, transition to operations and operations support. Dozens of IT systems are used to perform the mission and must achieve or maintain security accreditations. The program is comprised of 90 FTE supporting several locations in the Northern Virginia region.

The specific position description: The program seeks an Info Security Systems Engineer to support the customer's team in development, implementation and maintenance of its IA program including system design evaluation for ICD 503 policy compliance through the Risk Management Framework, continuous monitoring/scanning and future program security requirements. Duties include maintaining systems as well as working with SETA and development contractors to evaluate concepts and work through required C & A processes. The position supports a customer that is responsible for many different projects and will be required to help keep multiple projects using schedule and task management tools.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 5 to 8 years with BS or 3 to 5 years with MS or 0 to 2 years with PhD. Degree must be in Cyber Security, Electrical, Systems Eng., Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.
  • Required Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly
  • Security+CE (Continuing Education) certification
  • Must be a team player and possess a strong ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team as well as work independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels in an organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with customers providing detailed and unbiased feedback, guidance, and recommendations
  • Good time management skills; ability to support multiple projects; ability to multi-task and manage
  • Must be proactive and forward leaning.

Desired:

  • Previous experience with the Intelligence Community and related policies including ICD 503.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing and related security concepts, as well as cross-domain solutions.
  • Working knowledge of digital communications and related IT communications technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly ramp up to support the customers needs, clearly communicate (orally & written) ideas, work autonomously, take the initiative to provide creative alternatives to intractable challenges or systemic problems.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision
PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2019-12-04 Expires: 2020-01-03

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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