Information System Security Engineer job in USA USD80-100k/year

June 7, 2024
USD 80000 - USD 100000 / year

Job Description

Information System Security Engineer job in USA

Location: Dam Neck, Virginia
Telework: Hybrid Telework (minimum 2 -3 days in office per week)
Clearance: Active Secret Required (US Citizenship Required)
Experience: Mid-Level
Number of Openings: 1
Funding Status: Future Funded
Salary Range: $80,000 – $100,000 (Please see below for more info on salary)Information System Security Engineer (ISSE)SimVentions is a 100% employee-owned business and has consistently been voted one of Virginia’s Best Places to Work. We are looking for talented Information System Security Engineers (ISSE) to join our team! In this role you will ensure cybersecurity requirements are identified, allocated, implemented, and verified in support of system accreditations and provide continuous monitoring throughout the system lifecycle.

  • Provide cybersecurity support as an Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) and assist the Information System Security Officer (ISSO)/Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in executing their duties and responsibilities
  • Support the development, management, and maintenance of cybersecurity solutions (e.g. Host Based Security System (HBSS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Vulnerability Remediation Asset Manager (VRAM), Public Key Infrastructure/Enabling (PKI/PKE), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Anti-virus, Data-at-Rest Encryption)
  • Develop, review, and provide inputs to and comments on systems acquisition, engineering, and cyber-related documentation
  • Research cybersecurity topics relevant to the system and provide assessments on modifications to Department of Defense (DoD)/Department of Navy (DON) cybersecurity policy requirements to determine impacts to systems and platform cybersecurity posture
  • Ensure that the information system(s) adheres to DoD, DON, and NAVSEA cybersecurity policies
  • Develop Risk Management Framework (RMF) artifacts in support of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts Research, recommend, and provide technical input on security solutions in accordance with DoD/DON policies and operational requirements
  • Evaluate proposed system changes to determine significant impacts to security posture (e.g. introduction of new vulnerabilities, mitigation/remediation of existing risks), provide recommendations, and support the integration, installation, and testing of changes approved via the Configuration Management (CM) process
  • Perform cybersecurity testing as required, to include vulnerability scanning (ACAS), implementation of Security Requirements Guides (SRG) and/or Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) benchmarks
  • Perform compliance and vulnerability assessments of information system(s) and identify deviations from DoD/DON policy
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or five (5) years of full-time professional experience in network computer

equipment, system and security. * Experience working with Department of Defense (DoD) Information Assurance (IA) mandatory policies standards, procedures, and policies.

  • Mastery of IAT Level I and IAT Level II CE/NE knowledge and skills with a certification in Information Assurance standards and policies.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in performing Risk Management Framework activities.
  • Demonstrated experience with performing STIG assessments to include using SCAP benchmarks.
  • Demonstrated experience performing vulnerability assessments with the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution tool.
  • Demonstrated experience using eMASS.
  • Experience in developing Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) entries.
  • Experience in completing Risk Management Framework Steps 1-6 in support of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) in the Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) capacity.
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating risk reduction recommendations to stakeholders.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or five (5) years of full-time professional experience in network computer equipment, system and security.
  • Mastery of IAT Level I and IAT Level II CE/NE knowledge and skills with a certification in Information Assurance standards and policies.

Clearance: A Secret Clearance is required for this position. Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship is required to obtain a clearance.Travel: NegligibleBenefits & Compensation: At SimVentions, we’re committed to supporting the total well-being of our employees and their families. Our benefit offerings include comprehensive health and welfare plans to serve a variety of needs.

  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug coverage
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Competitive 401(k) programs
  • Retirement and Financial Counselors
  • Health Savings and Health Reimbursement Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life insurance, short- & long-term disability
  • Continuing Education Assistance
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Leave (e.g., Maternity, Paternity, Jury Duty, Bereavement, Military)
  • Third Party Employee Assistance Program that offers emotional and lifestyle well-being services, to include free counseling
  • Supplemental Benefit Program
  • Impact: work on projects that directly support the defense of our nation.
  • Serve: work for a company that supports its surrounding communities.
  • Employee Owned: work with the best and help build YOUR company.
  • Dress code: business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work.
  • Healthcare: one of the best packages in the industry.
  • Culture: add to our culture of technical excellence and collaboration.
  • Food: we have a lot of food around here.
  • Family focus: work for a team that recognizes the importance of family time.
  • Resources: excellent facilities, tools, and training opportunities to grow in your field.
  • Open communication: work in an environment where your voice matters.
  • Fitness/Well-being: opportunities to participate in company sports teams and workout groups.
  • Professional development: employee-led interest groups for personal and professional development plus great training options
  • What you bring to the table: contribute, grow, and thrive.
  • Lots of employee appreciation events throughout the year
  • Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done
  • Regular communication (“All-Hands”, “SimV Share”, “Imagineering Day”) to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food
  • SimVentions sports teams and workout groups
  • Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development
  • What you bring to the table…


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