Cyber Security and Network Engineer, Junior

Key Role:

Help customers overcome their most difficult challenges by integrating secure practices to support Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts under the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF), including Authorization to Operate (ATO) package generation, artifact evaluation, and control validation. Maintain responsibility for requirements generation for all new acquisitions and major system modifications, including defining security aspects of system architectures, determining Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) requirements and methodologies, and conducting analytical risk management activities related to the development, operation, and maintenance of DoD information systems. Perform security assessment and compliance activities by using assessment tools and procedures and security technical implementation guides (STIGs). Prepare client systems for assessment by running security test procedures (STPs), the security content automation protocol (SCAP) compliance checker (SCC), and assured compliance assessment solution (ACAS) scans. Support the research of emerging technology, requisite security requirements, and emerging threats and develop a way forward to meet organizational goals. Apply expertise in technology, analyze the security implications of systems and applications security, and provide recommendations to decision-makers and engineers. Provide Cybersecurity consulting throughout the security assessment and compliance life cycle process.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience with security technology

  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity standards and industry best practices implementation

  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders

  • Secret clearance required

  • BA or BS degree required

  • DoD 8570.01-m IAT Level II or IAM Level I Certification, including CSA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, or SSCP

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) or commercial toolsets, including Nessus, Retina, or Nipper Studio

  • Experience with evaluating security vulnerabilities and formulating mitigation strategies for networked and non-networked systems

  • Experience with the evaluation of information security principles, DoD STIGs, and A&A processes for systems

  • Possession of excellent problem-solving skills

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

  • DoD 8570.01-m Certification at IAT Level III, IAM Level II, IASAE Level I, or CSSP, including C|EH, CSA+, CISA, CISM, GCIA, or SSC


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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