Information Systems Security Specialist
Concurrent Technologies 6 reviews - Fort Meade, MD

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At Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC), we’re committed to assisting government, industry and nonprofit organizations achieve world-class competitiveness. In carrying out that mission, we recognize that our employees are our most important asset. Our organization has been recognized continually as an exceptional place to work. Visit us online at for more information.

Are you ready to make a difference in your career and be recognized as a corporate innovator with a respected national reputation for solving complex technical challenges? Become a part of our team. CTC has an opportunity for a qualified Information Systems Security Specialist in Ft. Meade, MD.


Primary Responsibilities: This position will provide Information Systems Security support to a federal government client and their end-clients. The Information Systems Security Specialist (ISSS) will perform technical support and oversight focused on the development, operation, management and enforcement of security capabilities for systems and networks. Technical support is concentrated on the protection and defense of information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality and non-repudiation. This includes assessing configuration changes for security impacts and assisting in the development of alternate courses of action or implementation of resultant measures. The successful candidate will perform system administration functions to include, but not limited to, documenting the security architecture, developing user security guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), performing functions as required in support of the Defense Information Technology Security Certification and Accreditation program (DITSCAP), DISAI 630-230-19 and ICD 503. Other job functions may include provide Information Security Controls and guidelines to nodes and network management systems, maintain network/system access and password controls, collate and analyze audit trail data, review security threats and determine/implement effective countermeasures in association with established policies / regulations / directives, analyze network or system changes / reconfigurations for security impacts (performs risk analysis/assessment) and document security measure policies.

Basic Qualifications:

•BS Degree in related discipline (academic curricula which supports this labor category include: Information Technology, Information Systems, Information Systems Technology, Engineering Technology, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems Engineering and Computer Science) plus 10 years experience in Information Security or a related technical field, and at a minimum, comply with the applicable DoD 8570.01-M IAT level III (CISSP, CISA, GSE, SCNA or GCIH) and a Cisco and/or Juniper networking certification (CCNA, JCNIA).
•Successful candidate must possess experience with DoD’s defense-in-depth architecture, the capabilities associated with the DoD architecture and the Global Information Grid (GIG); Information Assurance (IA) / Computer Network Defense (CND) Policies and Procedures, and Defense Information Systems Network (DISN).
• This position addresses DoD 8570.01-M current and anticipated requirements by focusing on the Information Assurance Technical (IAT) requirements and network certifications such as CCNA and/or JNCIA.
•Interoperability Testing and Evaluation (T&E) experience.
•Strong working knowledge of network / server (Linux, Solaris, Windows, etc.) systems.
•Experience producing and modifying T&E and Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation.
•Experience with multiple DoD entities in T&E and C&A processing.
•Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
•Ability to work with and direct technical personnel to achieve successful completion of the T&E of a system.

Clearance: U.S. citizenship required. U.S. Government Top Secret-level clearance is required for this position.

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Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) is an independent, nonprofit, applied research and development professional services organization...