Communications Cybersecurity Engineer, Junior

Key Role:

Join a team of Cybersecurity, communications, and systems engineers supporting the engineering, sustainment, and management of communication-related systems in the DoD. Perform ongoing Cybersecurity analyst activities to support 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, analyze the development of a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), create documentation to support 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 articulate how to prevent and mitigate future security threats.

Basic Qualifications:
-Experience with using security tools

-Knowledge of security architecture evaluation, guidance development, and troubleshooting

-Knowledge of the RMF

-Knowledge of network and IT infrastructures

-Knowledge of communications technologies or digital and analog electronics

-Ability to execute, analyze, secure, and accredit DoD communication systems

-Ability to display a dynamic personality to interact with clients
-Top Secret clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-Security+ Certification
 

Additional Qualifications:

-Knowledge of DoD information assurance policies, directives, and STIGs, as applicable to communication systems

-Knowledge of NIST 800 series publications, including 800–30, 800–37, 800–53, and 800–53a

-Ability to assess organizational risk associated with security threats and recommend mitigation strategies

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-BS degree

-Certified Ethical Hacker or CISSP Certification preferred

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

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