Information Systems Security Engineer

Title Information Systems Security Engineer
Location Tampa, FL
Job Information
  • Document changes to systems and checklists.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining system policies and procedures for network security, virus protection, user accounts, maintenance, and utilization.
  • Engineer and implement security solutions.
  • Provide remediation of vulnerabilities identified on infrastructure devices.
  • Analyze information assurance-related technical problems and provide engineering support in solving these problems.
  • Ensure compliance with DoD guidance, regulations, and instructions as they pertaining to the unit’s systems/networks.
  • Properly notify the government when changes to DoD guidance, regulations, and instructions impact the unit’s systems/networks.
  • Perform vulnerability and risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.
  • Provide technical support to the IA Cell to develop and maintain IA processes and procedures regarding computer network defense-in-depth protection for the enterprise.
  • Support to development of RMF Security Plans.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining system policies and procedures for network security, virus protection, user accounts, maintenance, and utilization.
  • Coordinate with internal and external organizations, agencies and activities to support the resolution of security issues, accreditation and connection approval, and waiver requests.
  • Recommend connection approval, disapproval or modification based on security risks and system vulnerabilities.
  • Recommend network configuration, policy, training, operational or other changes/updates based on assessed risks.
  • Develop and review Security Test and Evaluation plans as required.
  • Perform network security planning and engineering to include a review of network topology and architecture plans, review of security device configuration changes, and review the risks associated with new technologies or products proposed for integration into the Enterprise network.
  • Contractor shall evaluate and asses vulnerabilities of network and application server hardware, operating system software, and peripheral network equipment such as routers, bridges, switches, attached cabling system, network interface cards, modems, multiplexers, and concentrators to identify associated vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.
  • Contractor shall evaluate the effectiveness of network firewalls, and other security devices operating on the Enterprise.
  • Contractor shall assist in developing, documenting, and implementing security solutions to correct deficiencies that cannot be fixed with existing solutions.
  • Contractor shall conduct research of vulnerabilities discovered in operating systems, application software, infrastructure, and network security devices.
  • Analyze network usage, hardware & software capabilities, ineffective practices or procedures, equipment capability, and performance limitations, and other relevant factors to ensure effective security posture including providing recommendations for methods, procedures, coordinates corrective action to optimize utilization of present equipment.
  • Contractor shall implement and integrate IA defense postures to Enterprise systems and architectures when coordinated or immediately upon being directed to secure reported cyber threats from the appropriate level of authority.
  • Advise and support leadership with regards to technical recommendations in IA design, transition, operation, configuration management, continual service improvement, enterprise architecture, and assistance with IA policy and planning for the enterprise architecture, TA requirements, objectives and policies, and IA workforce.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a DoD 8570 IASAE Level III certification
  • 5 years performing security engineering are architecture with Bachelors’ Degree OR 10 years security engineering and architecture experience
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Computer Science or related field OR Masters’ Degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Top Secret w/SCI Eligibility.
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