Communications Security Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Join a team of communications and systems engineers supporting the engineering, sustainment, and management of communication-related systems within the DoD. Perform ongoing system analyst activities in support of 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, develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), create documentation in support of Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditations, perform vulnerability management using automated systems, and create and submit RMF packages. Brief technical security posture to client leadership, prepare briefing packages and summary of vulnerabilities and articulate how to prevent and mitigate future security threats. Works without considerable direction; mentors and may supervise team members.

Basic Qualifications:

• Experience with executing, analyzing, securing, and accrediting DoD communication systems

• Experience with developing and evaluating security documentation related to communication systems

• Experience with security architecture evaluation, guidance development, and troubleshooting

• Experience with DIACAP or the Risk Management Framework

•Knowledge of network and IT infrastructures

• Knowledge of communications technologies, Internet protocol network architecture and systems, or digital and analog electronics

• Ability to display a dynamic personality to interact with clients to perform technical audits

Secret clearance

• Bachelor's degree and 5+ years directly related experience or Master's degree and 3+ years directly related experience

• Security+ Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

Additional Qualifications:

• Experience with DoD information assurance policies, directives, and STIGs, as applicable to communication systems 

• Experience with using DoD ACAS and eMASS systems 

• Experience in assessing the organizational risk associated with security threats and recommending mitigation strategies 

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

• Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills 

• DoD ACAS or eMASS System Training Certification 

• Cisco, Juniper, ITIL, INCOSE, or Network Certification preferred


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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