ISSE, (IT Security Specialist, Senior, Level IV)
Summit Solutions - Annapolis Junction, MD

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Job Description:
CSC is seeking an Information Security Engineer to
support our Cyber Security organization. Qualified
candidates must hold an active DOD Top Secret/SCI
clearance with Polygraph.
Essential Job Functions
  • Identifies security risks, threats and vulnerabilities
of networks, systems, applications and new technology
initiatives. Provides technical support in the
development, testing and operation of firewalls,
intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus and
software deployment tools.
  • Conducts complex security architecture analysis to
evaluate and mitigate issues. Develops policies and
procedures for securing the system infrastructure and
  • Develops complex technical and programmatic
assessments, evaluates engineering and integration
initiatives and provides complex technical support to
assess security policies, standards and guidelines.
Develops, implements, enforces and communicates security
policies and/or plans for data, software applications,
hardware and telecommunications.
  • Performs highly complex product evaluations,
recommends and implements products/services for network
security. Validates and tests complex security
architecture and design solutions to produce detailed
engineering specifications with recommended vendor
  • Identifies and oversees the installation, modification
or replacement of hardware or software components and
any configuration change(s) that affects security.
  • Provides complex technical oversight and enforcement
of security directives, orders, standards, plans and
procedures at server sites. Develops manuals and ensures
system support personnel receive/maintain security
awareness and training.
  • Assesses the impact on the business unit/customer
caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of
access to information and reports to senior management.
  • Provides leadership and work guidance to less
experienced personnel.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of
education and experience
  • Nine or more years of experience in network, host,
data and/or application security in multiple operating
system environments
  • Experience working with IP networking, networking
protocols and understanding of security related
technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs,
firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and
  • Experience working with internet, web, application and
network security techniques
  • Experience working with relevant operating system
security (Windows, Solaris, Linux, etc.)
  • Experience working with leading firewall, network
scanning and intrusion detection products and
authentication technologies
  • Experience working with federal regulations related to
information security (FISMA, Computer security Act,
  • Experience working with NIST Special Publications and
C & A process methodology
  • Possess security certifications (CISSP, CCNA, etc)
Other Qualifications
  • DOD-8570 compliance is desired
  • Must hold TS/SCI with polygraph
  • Experience working with and securing: IDS and IPS,
firewalls, routers, switches, web technologies
  • Experience in conducting various types of scans and
analysis (port scanning, O/S fingerprint, active,
passive, NMAP, Nessus, tcpdump).
  • Knowledge and understanding of working with and/or
securing: Sourcefire/Snort, Syslogs, network topologies,
TCP/IP, VPN, IPSEC/VPNs, VLANs, IPv6, DNS, encryption,
Windows 2003/2008, RHEL 6.x, Scientific Linux 6.x,
complex networks.
  • Familiarity with: Cisco Ironport, VMWare ESX,
ArcSight, Tripwire Enterprise, Solarwinds, Router
Auditing Tool (RAT).
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to
troubleshoot and resolve network/operating system
security issues
  • Ability to perform and interpret vulnerability
  • Ability to administer the operations of a security
About National Security Partners
National Security Partners (NSP) was founded with the
merger of Point One LLC, Summit Solutions LLC, and LMN
Solutions, LLC to provide leading edge support to the US
National Security Community. NSP is comprised of highly
skilled and experienced strategic consulting experts,
program managers, senior engineers, intelligence
analysts, and information technology experts. Our
employees are the best in their fields, and they are
dedicated to delivering quality products on time. NSP
has a customer-centric philosophy. We form a close
partnership among our engineers, managers, and our
clients to ensure we build systems and strategies that
truly support your mission. NSP personnel are experts at
supporting the most technically demanding IC challenges
on time and within budget, while also exceeding customer
requirements and expectations. Our Mission is to
safeguard our nation by being highly ethical and skilled
strategic consultants and technical experts; we deliver
cost-effective solutions for our national security
customers’ hardest problems.
National Security Partners (NSP) is an Equal Opportunity
Employer EOE, M/F/D/V.
Req. Code : S: BC1300A4C