Information Security Engineer, Senior (Upper Marlboro)


: $107,580.00 - $159,700.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Information Security Engineer, Senior
Key Role:

Serve as a lead Assessment and Authorization (A&A) subject matter expert (SME) and leverage knowledge of DIACAP or RMF and CNSS accreditation processes. Perform development, implementation, and evaluation oversight of information system security program policies and overlays with a special emphasis placed upon the integration of network infrastructures. Evaluate IT threats and vulnerabilities to determine whether additional safeguards are needed and leverage expertise in technologies and network boundaries that affect security controls and assess compliance. Recommend actions to the Authorizing Official (AO) by written recommendations to the government. Ensure tracking of Operation Orders (OPORDs), task order compliance, and process change requests supporting A&A package amendments. Mentor, develop, and manage team personnel. This position requires travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) up to 30% of the time statewide and overseas.

Basic Qualifications:

-5 years of experience with executing A&A for DoD systems

-Experience with managing Cyber staff

-Experience with the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) or Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)

-Experience with network devices, including switches, routers, firewalls, and IDS

-Knowledge of various protocols and services, including TCP/IP, DNS, FTP, SSH, SNMP, and TELNET

-Ability to be responsible for travel and providing security reviews

-Top Secret clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-IAM III Certification, including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or GIAC Security Leadership Certificate (GSLC)

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with DoD Cybersecurity policies, directives, and STIGs

-Experience with leveraging ACAS, CMRS, and eMASS tools preferred

-Experience with assessing organizational risks and recommending mitigation strategies

-Knowledge of NIST 800 series publications

-Possession of excellent oral and written communications skills

-TS/SCI clearance preferred

-BA or BS degree


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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Associated topics: cybersecurity, forensic, identity, information security, information technology security, leak, malicious, protect, security engineer, violation * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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