Information Systems Security Engineer II

Columbia, MD

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Join our team dedicated to developing and executing innovative solutions in support of customer mission success. Novetta is committed to cultivating a diverse, inclusive workplace culture, embracing our differences and perspectives to build a stronger, more successful company.

Job Description: 

Novetta is seeking a highly motivated, Mid to Senior level Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) looking for hands-on experience and an opportunity for career growth. This role is in support of multiple, force protection systems involving Microsoft, Linux, and Virtualized (VMware) services.  Working as part of a team, the ideal candidate will facilitate compliance with NIST’s Risk Management Framework, SP 800-53 security controls, and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS).

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify, Select, and Implement applicable security controls for various operating systems and applications IAW NIST SP 800-37, Risk Management Framework.
  • Develop and maintain bodies of evidence (BOE) for managed information systems, custom application, services, and networks. 
  • Develop and disseminate system security policies, processes, and likewise governing products in service of maintaining a low operational risk picture.   
  • Conduct internal vulnerability assessments and facilitate external Audits.
  • Coordinate security-related tasks and activities across other functional areas E.g. Program Management, Engineering, Software Development, etc.
  • Produce documentation in response to, and satisfaction of information security requirements.
  • Develop full ATO Packages and ATO supporting documentation. Examples are: SSPs, RARs, POA&Ms, SCTMs, RTMs, SLCMs, SARs, Certification Test Reports, Briefings, and Training products.  Assist in a secure change management process and related Change Control Boards (CCB).
  • Represent the IA function in CCBs and the change management process, including speaking on behalf of the IA Teams to address approval or denial of Change Requests
  • Conduct Security Impact Analyses (SIA) on System Change Requests  
  • Maintain a professional appearance, demeanor, and relationship with colleagues and clients.
  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and complex tasks in a dynamic work environment.
  • Must have the ability to translate technical concepts to semi-technical clients.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years of experience configuring and securing systems to achieve compliance with Security requirements (Controls, STIGS). 
  • 3+ years of experience conducting Assessment and Authorization (A&A) using Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities; across all 6 steps.
  • 2-5years expertise administering Windows, Linux, VMWare, and Cisco network devices, in an enterprise or tactical environment. 
  • Demonstrated experience and competency with the Microsoft Office Suite. E.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
  • Demonstrated experience and competency with Nessus/ACAS and HBSS/McAfee ePo.
  • Understanding of classified networks, systems, and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Possess and maintain DoD 8570.1 IAT/IAM Level 3 Certification, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or comparable.
  • BA/BS/MS degree in computer science, cybersecurity, or equivalent IT certified experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with non-traditional IT (Example - Small, purpose-built computers and/or networked sensor equipment is a Plus.)  
  • Certifications: MCSE, Linux+, CEH, CHFI, OCSP. 
  • Experience with eMass, XACTA
  • Experience with Agile, Scrum

Security Clearance:

  • Must have active Secret clearance, with TS/SCI eligibility

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 1,300 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: Analytics Audits CEH CISSP Clearance Compliance Linux Machine Learning Nessus NIST Open Source Risk management Scrum Security Clearance Windows
Job region(s): North America
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