Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

Location: Ft. Meade, MD
Date Posted: 05-05-2017
Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)
An active TS/SCI FSP clearance is required to be considered for this position
  • The ISSE shall perform, or review, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies
  • Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs
  • Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements
  • Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments
  • Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of security policy and enterprise solutions
  • Supports the building of security architectures
  • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures
  • Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle
  • Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations
  • Reviews certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 7 years of experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
    • 4 years of additional ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level 2 is required
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