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Information System Security Officer/Cybersecurity Engineer



Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Position Overview

The candidate must be familiar with the DoD standards – guiding the development of Cybersecurity policy, requirements, engineering and certification and accreditation. The candidate must be able to process systems in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and provide entry into the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) for record keeping. The candidate must be able to translate security policies and requirements into a Cybersecurity configuration implementation and application requirements for the purpose of documenting and accrediting systems. The candidate must be capable of performing network and host vulnerability scans and document results in relation to residual risk identification.  The candidate must be familiar with network vulnerability scanners (e.g., ACAS, Nessus).  The candidate must be familiar with patch management software (e.g. WSUS, Update Expert, SMS, McAfee ESM etc.). The candidate must have experience with Firewalls/IPS, IDS, Application level firewalls, and web content filtering. The candidate must have experience with writing scripts and software (Batch, BASH, NSIS, PYTHON, etc.) to patch and effectively secure various network devices, operating systems, and appliances.  The candidate must complete incident handling processes and analyze data from scans. The candidate will implement and enforce security policies across the organization.  

It is critical for candidates to have in depth knowledge of the listed skill sets.

Required Skills:

  • Must have at least 4-years’ experience
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Position Overview:  Information System Security Officer or Cybersecurity Engineer for Project Management Tactical Network.  Candidate will guide the development of Cybersecurity policy, requirements, engineering and certification and accreditation for Project Management Tactical Network systems. 

Special Requirements:

  • Security Clearance: Secret

Experience and Education:

  • BA or BS degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Cybersecurity or related technical experience is required.


Benefits and unique perks offered, but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k) Matching Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Award Incentive Programs: Leader of the Year, Employee of the Quarter, Energy Award
  • Scholarship Award Program
  • Referral Incentive Program
  • Employee Longevity Recognition

JANUS Research Group provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing:

Judy Pagac
Director of Human Resources
(706) 364-9100

Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within JANUS Research Group will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with JANUS Research Group.

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