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Cyber Security Engineer

Description:
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Cybersecurity Systems Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities
• Serve as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) for project teams
• Work with customers, management, and project teams to gather, comprehend, and clearly articulate security-related requirements, success criteria, and metrics
• Develop DOD security authorization package documentation including Platform IT (PIT) Designation requests, PIT Risk Acceptance (PRA), and Authority to Operate (ATO) under RMF for DOD projects
• Develop supporting documentation including System Security Plans (SSP), POA&Ms, Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS) reports, and artifact collections such as scan reports and checklists
• Review and assess compliance of L3 development projects against RMF security controls, assessing and documenting applicability/non-applicability, how the controls have been implemented, and risk mitigations
• Use automated scanning tools (i.e., Nessus and DISA SCC tool) and perform manual checks to assess security baseline of L3 developed projects against relevant DISA STIGs and SRGs
• Configure and apply antivirus tools to L3 developed systems as required
• Work with development teams to assess and remediate vulnerability findings when possible by applying patches and configuration settings
• Document open vulnerabilities (STIGs and patches) with justifications and/or remediation recommendations and create, track, and report POA&Ms to resolution
• Serve as liaison between L3 project teams and partner, customer, and DOD security personnel to clarify security requirements, report progress, and resolve issues
• Estimate and plan work efforts, evaluate risks, and develop and report key metrics for reporting to management
• Monitor, evaluate, and continuously improve L3 project teams’ security efforts by being a trusted advisor, facilitator, and problem solver
• Rigorously document work procedures and train others to perform tasks as required
• Share best practices and identify opportunities to implement improvements to company engineering organization cybersecurity-related work instructions and project team procedures
• Continuously monitor developments in DOD cybersecurity policies and procedures

 
Qualifications
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, or Cybersecurity
• 4 or more years of experience in cybersecurity related work
• Prior experience with vulnerability scanning and antivirus tools including Tenable Nessus, STIG viewer (and STIGs), DISA SCC tool and benchmarks, and McAfee
• Prior hands-on experience imaging, installing, patching, and configuring physical and virtual Windows and Linux operating systems and network devices
• Knowledge of DOD/DON cybersecurity compliance processes including DoD 8500.01, DODI 8510.01 / RMF Framework and controls, OPNAVINST 5239.1D, and DISA STIGs / SRGs
• Prior experience developing DOD/DON compliance documentation including PIT Designation, PRA, System Security Plans (SSP), and POA&Ms

 Skills, Knowledge and Conditions
• Excellent computer skills with strong proficiency in Microsoft Windows™, Microsoft Office™ package (Outlook®, Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint®, Project®, Access®, Visio®). Working knowledge of project management systems and AutoCAD Electrical.
• Works well individually or in a group setting
• Effectively works well with other employees
• Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
• Willingness to travel (15%)
• Must be able to obtain a security clearance, if required
 
 
Job Number: 2010118345
Job Location: Camden, NJ
Duration: 7 months
Input Date: 11/14/2020
Last Updated: 11/25/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Rebecca Burrows
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003P5EjQAK&URLSource=cjhunter

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