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Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Washingon, DC
Date Posted: 09-05-2018
Cyber Security Engineer
Location: Chantilly, VA
Must Be Able to Obtain a Public Trust
Responsibilities
* This position requires a minimum of 25 % travel.
* Executing reviews of RMF Security Controls to ensure FISMA and NIST compliance. 
* Support leadership to identify capability gaps in vulnerability management services by analyzing Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) associated with the facility or system. 
* Conduct analysis and aggregation of Security Control and POA&M evidence from various sources. 
* Maintain knowledge of current RMF security trends and be able to clearly communicate them to the client. 
* Analyze vulnerability assessment data to identify technical risks to the organization. 
* Support the identification and impact classification for new vulnerabilities identified in the client' s environment. 
* Assist client in identification and reduction of findings at a site and enterprise level. 
* Assess the Cybersecurity risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process. 
* Organize, develop, and present briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements. 
* Applies knowledge of security principles, policy and regulations to daily tasking. 
* Has experience with Cyber Security document management and is familiar with security and privacy rules. 
* Researches policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and recommends needed changes under specific conditions for the protection of information and information systems. 

Minimum Qualifications
* Bachelor’s Degree in a security, computer science, or another related field. 
* Three or more years of experience in security field using RMF required. 
* Eight years of relevant experience may be substituted for educational requirement. 
* Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time. 
* Experience with Cyber Security Policy. 
* Must be well versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and
secured networks. 
* Must have familiarity and experience in the implementation of cyber security regulations. 
* Experience with or exposure to NIST-800 requirements. 
* Experience with or exposure to VA 6500 requirements is a plus. 
* Must be a team player. 
* Must be willing to take on other tasks as assigned. 
* Proven experience executing assessment activities using RMF. 
* Experience related to Application security, code security, vulnerability and risk assessments, security policy development and review, general IT and security controls development, compliance readiness
(i.e. NIST 800- Series, DIACAP, FISMA, FedRAMP, FIPS) and technical security architecture/ design/ development/ implementation. 
* Experience performing vulnerability assessments and information security control audits. 
* Familiarity with enforcing security policies and recommending revisions to policies to ensure proper IT security. 
* Good understanding of security awareness training to users and IT Personnel and Business Continuity plans and processes.
* Very good written and verbal communication skills. 
* Experience with network and application security testing tools and scripting languages. 
* CISSP, CISA, GIAC, or Security+ certification a strong plus.

 
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