Information Assurance System Security Engineer (ISSE)

Dahlgren, Virginia, Hill and Air Force Base, Utah

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Join our team dedicated to developing and executing innovative solutions in support of customer mission success.

Job Description: 

The Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) is primarily responsible for conducting information system security engineering activities with a focus on lifecycle of current systems and future requirement scoping.  The selected candidate will be an integral part of the development team designing and developing organizational information systems or upgrading legacy systems.  

  • Employs best practices when implementing security requirements within an information system including software engineering methodologies, system/security engineering principles, secure design, secure architecture, and secure coding techniques.  
  • This position’s main function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts.  The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.
  • Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAP network infrastructures
  • Perform analysis of network security, based upon the Risk Management Framework (RMF) with emphasize on Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG) authorization process
  • Provides expert support, research and analysis of exceptionally complex problems, and processes relating to them
  • Serves as technical expert to the Cybersecurity Assessment Program providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives to complex problems

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Manager Level III or Information Assurance Architect and Engineer Level I within 6 months of the date of hire
  • Must have expert knowledge of DoD, National and applicable service and agency security policy, manuals and standards.  Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Advanced technical competency in one or more of the following supported platforms: Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory, Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers, MS Hyper-V/VMWare/ESx/Xen Hypervisors, Enterprise networking/firewalls/intrusion detection/prevention systems, forensic analysis/vulnerability assessment, Group Policy management and configuration, Scripting, BMC Footprints, WSUS, Lumension, Bitlocker, SQL Server 2012, TomCat, IIS, Windows Server 2012r2/2016, Win 10, Red Hat 6.5, Microsoft Office
  • Toolkits, SEIMs, Logrhythm, ACAS/Nessus/SCAP, mandatory/role-based access control concepts (e. g. SE Linux extensions to RHEL, PitBull, AppArmor, and Sentris) , video teleconferencing/VOIP, Oracle/MS SQL database security, and Apache/IIS Web server security

Desired Skills:

  • 10 - 12 years related experience
  • Prior performance in roles such as ISSO, ISSM, SCA or SAP IT Technical Director
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience (4 years)

Security Clearance:

  • Active TS in JPAS; TS/SCI preferred

Novetta, from complexity to clarity.

Novetta delivers highly scalable advanced analytics and secure technology solutions to address challenges of national and global significance. Focused on mission success, Novetta pioneers disruptive technologies in machine learning, data analytics, full-spectrum cyber, cloud engineering, open source analytics, and multi-INT fusion for Defense, Intelligence Community, and Federal Law Enforcement customers. Novetta is headquartered in McLean, VA with over 1,000 employees across the U.S.

Our culture is shaped by a commitment to our core values:

Integrity • We hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of integrity and ethics.

Customer Success • We strive daily to exceed expectations and achieve customer mission success.

Employee Focus • We invest in our employees’ professional development and training, respecting individuality and fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.

Innovation • We know that discovering new and innovative ways to solve problems is critical to our success and makes us a great company.

Excellence in Execution • We take pride in flawless execution as we build a company that is best in class.

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Novetta is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job tags: Active Directory Analytics Architecture Clearance Linux Machine Learning Military Network security Open Source Oracle SAP Security Clearance Windows
Job region(s): North America
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