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Preferred Systems Solutions Information Security Engineer II in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Information Security Engineer II

Work Location MD - Annapolis Junction

Job Number 5783

Clearance Level Required Top Secret/SCI/Polygraph

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Information Security Engineer II

Solerity is seeking a cleared Information Security Engineer (ISE) II to join the team in Annapolis Junction, MD.

Job Description - The ISE will play a critical role in our mission to deliver innovative solutions, capabilities, and resources on behalf of a Government customer. The ISE will work with a focused and high performing team to engineer, build, deploy, and maintain multiple environments for the purpose of development, testing, and production hosting of custom enterprise business applications. You will leverage your communication and engagement skills to collaborate with your teammates, who are also highly skilled Administrators, as well as partners and teammates ranging from Engineers, Support Analysts, Security Assessors, and Program Management stakeholders to ensure availability, performance, and quality of the systems/services you maintain.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Active TS/SCI with FS polygraph

  • Must have current IAM Level II certification

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics or five (5) years of full time Computer Science work that can be substituted for the BS degree

  • Seven (7) years of experience providing information security support to system and software development activities

  • Five (5) years of experience in applicable programming languages such as: JAVA and C++ or C; Experience in creating System Security Plans and obtaining system certifications. Experience with Agency Security Directives, Policies, Publications and Regulations is desired.

  • Expert knowledge of TCP/IP, common protocols and standards

  • Experience with DLP and IPS/IDS systems, security scanning tools, and Web Vulnerability

  • Strong process-oriented individual with experience in ITIL concepts

  • Working knowledge of web application firewalls, load balancers and proxies

  • Experience with the design and configuration of a network DMZ

  • Demonstrated experience in computer security combined with risk analysis, audit, and compliance objectives

  • Experience working with information security practices, networks, software, and hardware

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Register systems and prepare Preliminary Engineering Planning and Categorization documentation

  • Engage the customer and gain an understanding of the system’s mission and the organizational mission supported

  • Validate information, collect additional information as needed to make the categorization decision

  • Verify system specific information, system Authorization status, system compliance, system users/roles, Vulnerability Scan results, as well as verify IAVA compliance via Biscotti, and Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) via Cappuccino

  • Guide the system through the Risk Management Framework; and monitor system status

  • Assist customer with generating boundary diagrams and self-testing

  • Guide the customer through the successful completion (ATO) of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) by categorizing the system, selecting security controls, and issuing IATT

  • Provide requirements, risk identification, and design guidance and analysis to the project team

  • Identify, review, and comment on the project team’s implementation of security controls

  • Coordinate with stakeholders to resolve security issues throughout the security controls implementation step of the RMF

    Support the project during security controls assessment and maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

  • Provide guidance for preparing a Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and to the project team for the Continuous Monitoring Plan

  • Perform pre-Security Controls Analysis Assessments (PSAs) of the System Security Plans and supporting artifacts to verify the system is ready for Security Controls Assessment

  • Verify Enterprise security solutions and systems are compliant with NIST 800-53 Security Controls

    ALSO IDEAL:

  • CISSP certification is preferred.

  • CheckPoint CCSE is highly desirable.

  • Project Management certification is a plus.

  • Strong skills implementing and configuring security components.

  • Ability to maintain in depth knowledge of security and networking infrastructure utilized by the company including the management and reporting of each

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

    Minorities and Veterans encourage to apply

    Solerity is committed to the diversity we bring to the marketplace by being an EEOC/AA employer who is committed to hiring a diverse team of professionals to provide world class services and products aimed at exceeding our customer’s expectations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. Solerity is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

    BENEFITS YOU’LL ENJOY

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • 401(k) and company-funded life insurance

  • Generous PTO

  • Financial rewards for employee referrals

  • Tuition and training assistance

    WHAT EMPLOYEES SAY

  • “Exceptional people to work with on a daily basis.”

  • “Very good pay and organized fun events for employees.”

  • “[I get] schedule flexibility that allows me to meet my family's needs.”

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    Unlock the door to personal excellence

    “[This is a] wonderful company to work for and the management truly care about their employees.”

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