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Information Systems Security Engineer

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer for an opening in Arlington, TX.

Implement security and anti-tamper controls into training and simulation solutions
Define DoD cybersecurity and anti-tamper requirements and interact with external stakeholders to refine/derive/allocate security control requirements
Perform trades studies, cost analysis, risk assessments, impact analysis, and effectiveness studies
Customize cybersecurity solutions based on cost and effectiveness
Assist programs and monitor program execution throughout product development lifecycle to ensure cyber and anti-tamper objectives are met
Lead, advise, and educate engineers on cybersecurity and anti-tamper concepts and solutions
Prepare briefings to obtain approvals by government agencies for contracted efforts
Perform cybersecurity tasks in each phase of the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
Create entire authorization packages to obtain an Authority to Operate (ATO) for DoD Information Systems
Interact with System Program Office and Authorizing Official key personnel during all phases of the RMF
Support Information System Security Managers and Officers (ISSM/ISSO) during Continuous Monitoring Phase of the RMF as technical Subject Matter Expert

Applies current systems security engineering methods, practices and technologies to the architecture, design, development, evaluation and integration of systems and networks to maintain system security
Works closely with Government customers to ensure that the security protection needs, concerns and requirements are defined and implemented with appropriate fidelity early and in a sustainable manner throughout the life cycle of system that will allow for the security authorization of the system of interest
Works with systems developers or commercial product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure systems, networks, and database products
Uses methods such as encryption technology, vulnerability analysis and security management
Responsible for integration of multiple methods into a cohesive system security perimeter and environment and the policies and procedures necessary to monitor and maintain such an environment
Will prepare Certification and Accreditation documentation, using multiple standards such as DITSCAP, NIACAP, DCID 6/3, Common Criteria, and NIST 800-37, to achieve security authorization of supported systems. Represents program security needs, concerns and requirements at customer meetings

6+ years of relevant experience in fields of cybersecurity, anti-tamper, or engineering computer technology
Bachelor's degree in a technical field, such as Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Computer Science
Possess an active IASAE level II or III certification in accordance with DoDD 8140.01, Cybersecurity Workforce Management and DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Certification
Defense industry experience
Experience creating authorization packages for DoD Information Systems
Experience implementing security controls
Experience with security control testing to include use of vulnerability and compliance scanners, creating test reports, and analyzing test results
In-depth knowledge of all phases of the RMF
Knowledge of all phases of the Systems Development Lifecycle
Knowledge of NIST 800-53 security controls including their implementation and testing
Interpersonal soft skills to effectively and smoothly interact with both internal and external stakeholders
Experience in requirements management to include deriving, allocating, and tracing
Ability to work alone or in a team environment
Self-motivated with substantial problem-solving abilities
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
Additional Desired Qualifications and Experience
JSIG compliance and implementation experience
Proficiency in anti-tamper techniques for verification and protection of Critical Program Information (CPI) per DoDI 5200.39
Systems Administrator Experience
Significant knowledge of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
Design and Architect experience of cybersecurity solutions
Multiple DoD 8570.01-M certifications
Prior experience utilizing systems engineering principles for requirements on a technical effort
Previous experience developing and accessing various artifacts such as SOWs, requirements, and test documents
Experience with DOORS requirements management software
Experience in eMASS and Xacta RMF flow software
Experience in cybersecurity activities associated with aircraft and aircraft simulators/training devices
Ability to travel up to 15%

Bachelor's degree in a technical field, such as Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Computer Science

Masters degree preferred in related field

IASAE level II or III certification


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Job Number: 189709
Job Location: Arlington, TX
Rate: Up to $70.00 DOE
Duration: 9 months
Input Date: 02/23/2021
Last Updated: 04/22/2021
Attention: Robert Davis
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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