Information Security Specialist (ISS)

Our client has a direct placement, full time employment opportunity for an Information Security Specialist (ISS) in the Marshall, VA area. The selected candidate will provide engineering, design, and sustainment security support to an enterprise IT infrastructure over several disparate sites. The ISS is responsible for supporting the Project Management Organization (PMO) in the design, testing, evaluation, maintenance, and optimization of the customer networks. Responsibilities, tasks & deliverables include, but are not limited to:

(1) Ensures the establishment and satisfaction of IA and security requirements based upon analysis of user, policy, regulatory and resource demands
(2) Evaluations of major information security networks. Prepares evaluation reports and recommendations
(3) Conducts trade off analyses of products for clients to determine optimal informant security solutions
(4) Evaluating and implementing IA tools for assessing and maintaining system security within the Defense Information Infrastructure
(5) Performing analyses to ensure threat assessments, protection, detection, and reaction functions are performed
(6) Managing and implementing DOD information security, communications-computer systems security and industrial security policies and procedures
(7) Implement DOD network compliance validation and inspection procedures
(8) Analyze general information assurance related technical problems and provide basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems
(9) Performing vulnerability/risk analysis of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development lifecycle
(10) Develop standardized certification and accreditation baselines

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Required Skills

- Current and active DoD or Intelligence Community Top Secret (TS/SCI pref., will accept SCI eligible)
- Bachelor-s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering
- Five (5+) plus years of experience Security Engineering
- CISSP, Security+ CE, or DoD 8570.1 certification (IAT Level II, IAM level II, IASAE Level II)

**Knowledge / Skills / Ability**
(1) Security engineering & Information Assurance
- Federal Compliance (DoD DIACAP)
- Vulnerability assessment / Auditing
- Standardized certification and accreditation baselines
- Risk Management Framework (RMF)
- Information assurance tools (Nessus, SNORT, Ping Telnet, Traceroute, whois, netstat, etc...)
- Knowledge of DISN connection security approval processes and compliance policies
(2) Windows (Server & Desktop), UNIX and VMware
(3) Active Directory
(4) Data Security / Database (SQL)
(5) ITIL v3.0 or Foundation Certifications (Big PLUS)
(6) SPLUNK experience (Big PLUS)

Our client is focused highly accomplished group of professionals whose mission is to provide clients the best Strategic Support & Advanced Technology to solve their most important and complex problems, advance the mission, and deliver value through actionable strategy. To achieve this level of service our client recognizes that you have to employ the most talented technical personnel in the Metropolitan DC area. To meet the challenge our client fosters an environment that promotes individual growth and rewards individual & team performance. Compensation packages (Salary + Incentives) are in line with the DC Metropolitan area and take into account the cost of living. In addition, they offer full comprehensive benefits packages.

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Marshall, VA



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, August 27, 2018

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration

Direct Placement

Date Posted

Thursday, July 26, 2018

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