Communication Security Engineer, Mid

Key Role:

Support engineering, sustainment, and management of DoD communications systems with a team of communications and systems engineers. Perform ongoing system analyst activities for DoD programs. Perform risk assessments of systems and equipment, assist engineers with identifying solutions for vulnerabilities, create and map DoD security technical implementation guides (STIGs), submit change requests for system components, and develop a plan of action and milestones (POA&M), Create documentation supporting risk management framework (RMF) accreditations, perform vulnerability management using automated systems, and create and submit RMF packages. Brief the technical security posture to client leadership, prepare brief slides and summaries of vulnerabilities, and advise on how to prevent and mitigate future security threats.

 

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with developing and evaluating security documentation for communication systems
-Knowledge of security architecture evaluation, guidance development, and troubleshooting
-Knowledge of network and IT infrastructures

-Knowledge of DIACAP or the RMF
-Knowledge of communications technologies or digital and analog electronics
-Ability to execute, analyze, secure, and accredit DoD communication systems
-Ability to interact with clients dynamically
-Secret clearance required

-HS degree or GED

-Security+ Certification

 

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with using security-related tools

-Knowledge of DoD information assurance policies, directives, and STIGs for communication systems
-Knowledge of NIST 800 series publications, including 800-30, 800-37, 800-53, and 800-53a
-Ability to assess organizational risks associated with security threats and recommend mitigation strategies
-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BA or BS degree preferred
-Certified Ethical Hacker or CISSP Certification

 

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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