Paragon Technology Group

  • Junior Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) / CyberSecurity Engineer

    Job Location US-MD-Bowie
  • Overview

    Paragon Technology Group, Inc. is a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector. Founded in 1997, Paragon has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. Paragon delivers an extensive suite of IT services across the public sector and is renowned for delivering technical excellence in every client engagement.


    • Mid-level position that provides support with planning, coordinating, and implementing the organization’s information security.
    • Provides support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs.
    • Designs and implements security related to IT systems.
    • Performs risk analyses that includes risk assessment; providing support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization’s information security; providing support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs. Conducts analysis of software for risk assessment and approval into the software baseline.
    • Responsible for providing highly technical and specialized guidance and solutions to complex security problems;
    • Performs analyses and studies; preparing reports and providing presentations to management;
    • Performs duties independently or as a member of a team, providing technical input to the Senior Security Specialist related to FISMA issues and when required, providing technical input to the IRS FISMA reporting team.
    • Presents a working knowledge in many areas including understanding business security practices and procedures, knowledge of currently available security tools, implementation of hardware/software security, various communication protocols, encryption techniques/tools, familiarity with commercial products and current technology.
    • Demonstrates very good oral and written communication skills.


    Minimum Education:

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Information Systems, Mathematics or Engineering. Other degree disciplines considered with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in security IT analysis and implementation.


    Minimum Experience:

    Has a minimum of five (5) years of experience in cybersecurity engineering field conducting security and compliance assessments, testing technical controls, and a full understanding of the Certification & Accreditation (C&A) or A&A process, and understanding of NIST 800-53. Individual must hold a DOD 8570.01 IASAE Level II certification: CASP CE; CISSP (or Associate); or CSSLP.


    Active DoD security clearance is required. 


    Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.


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