Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)
RTGX, Inc. - Fort Meade, MD

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The Information Systems Security Engineer shall perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established 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 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. Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of 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; COTS/GOTS; identification; authentication; and authorization; system integration; risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning; incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing; certification and accreditation process; and security testing.

Level 1 Skills:
  • Participates 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.
  • Participates as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of architectures, systems, or system components.
  • Supports in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures.
  • Applies knowledge of policy, procedures, and workforce structure to design, develop, and implement secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.
  • Supports security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management.
  • Identifies overall security requirements for the proper handling of data.
  • Interacts with the customer and other project team members
Level 2 Skills:
  • Performs system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves, to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements.
  • Provides security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management.
  • Recommends system-level solutions to resolve security requirements.
  • Supports in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures.
REQUIREMENTS

Level 1 Qualifications : Seven (7) years experience as an ISSE is required. 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 additional ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. IASAE Level 2 is required.

Level 2 Qualifications : Fourteen (14) years experience as an ISSE is required. 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 additional ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. IASAE Level 2 is required CISSP Certification is required.

This job requires that you possess the proper Department of Defense Clearances needed for access to sensitive information including the ability to pass a polygraph exam.