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Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) -Secret

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE), 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

 Major functions:
• 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
• 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
• 6+ years of relevant experience in fields of cybersecurity, anti-tamper, or engineering computer technology
• 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
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance
• 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
• Possess an active security clearance
• 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)
• Master’s Degree in a technical field
• 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%
Job Number: 2110125651
Job Location: Arlington, TX
Duration: 9 months
Input Date: 02/19/2021
Last Updated: 05/06/2021
Attention: Rebecca Burrows
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630

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