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Cyber Security Engineer

Full Time


Fort Eustis, VA

Position Overview

The Cyber Security Engineer (CSE) serves as the principal advisor to the Government ISSM on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of an information system. CSE is responsible for ensuring the implementation and maintenance of security controls in accordance with the AIMD guidance and Department of Defense (DoD) policies. CSE provides cybersecurity guidance, oversight, and expertise, and research, develop, implement, test and review an organization's cybersecurity posture in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access. ISSOs coordinate, facilitate, and ensure certain activities are being performed. As a result, it is important for CSE to build relationships with the Cybersecurity Manager, technical staff, and other stakeholders.

Qualifications: Cyber Security Engineer (CSE) shall:

  • Security Clearance: obtain and maintain TS with SCI eligibility.
  • IAWF / CSWF: DoD 8570.
  • CASP+CE, CISSP, CISM, desired (IAT III / IAM II / III) position
  • Experience: a minimum of five (5) years’ supporting DoD systems accreditation, certification, and authorization processes (e.g. DIACAP, RMF); assessing & mitigating risk in information systems; performing compliance auditing of information systems; developing and maintaining DoD information systems accreditation documentation; coordinating & leading configuration control board activities.
  • Experience with Cloud deployments (Azure or AWS)
  • Proficiencies: assessing & mitigating risk in information systems; DoD systems accreditation, certification, and authorization processes; RMF; eMASS; and collaborative team leading.

Position Responsibilities and Expected Duties:

  • Key tasks: coordinate, guide, manage, and document the information system security posture of AIMD applications information systems; and coordinating & leading configuration control board activities
  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclaves cybersecurity program
  • Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation
  • Manage the assigned system Risk Management Framework (RMF) program and maintain its RMF posture.
  • Provide configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware
  • Manage changes to system and assess the security impact of those changes.
  • Prepare and review documentation to include Systems Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs)
  • Support Information System Certification and Accreditation Processes, specifically the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

Required Skills:

Defense Authorization Oversight, Operations, Information Systems, Analysis, Risk Assessment, Auditing, Risk Management, C, Security, Research, Documentation, Software Maintenance, Training Mana


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