7 years (5 years Junior) of information management or integrated systems experience including 5+ years of specialized experience in the Information Assurance/Cybersecurity field
5+ years of experience with operating, or testing Microsoft Windows, Solaris, and Linux operating systems
2+ years of experience with Information Systems Security Engineering
2+ years of experience with Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities
BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field. Commensurate work experience considered
Active DOD SECRET clearance
CISSP, CISM, CISA or similar certification required, at a minimum Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) Junior Level II and (ISSE) Senior Level III in accordance with DoD 8570.01-M.
Experience with NIST, RMF, and C&A processes
Familiarity with National Institute of Standards and Practices (NIST) publications to include FIPS 199, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-39, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-115.
Specialized experience in preparing and maintaining authorization documentation; Security Control implementation and validation. Ability to make security recommendations on software/system design and the security design
Experience participating in technical meetings on a wide range of security engineering topics. Possess skills to conduct Technical Reviews of development Contractor produced security deliverables,
Experience coordinating with development Contractor security/system engineers and DISA Security Office to resolve program security issues
Ability to document findings encountered during security testing and provide recommended mitigation to the findings. Possess of excellent analytical skills
Experience with networking devices, including routers, firewalls, and switches
Knowledge of a wide array of information systems, including Microsoft Windows Server, Solaris, and Linux
Knowledge of Department of Defense, and Federal Government security requirements
Knowledge of the security relevant capabilities of a common server, desktop, and network technologies for Oracle and SQL databases and Microsoft Windows, Solaris, and Linux platforms
Ability to support security strategy with multiple agencies, Designated Approval Authority (DAA) representatives, and vendors and support coordination with other government organizations/agencies to assess security engineering issues
Ability to research and document the latest vulnerabilities, threats, and potential risks applicable to specific IT systems
Ability to provide the IA status and facilitate meetings
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
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