Information System Security Engineer
Posted on: January 15, 2020
This position supports the DHS cyber security contract, a
single-award IDIQ worth over $1 billion. This contract delivers
full lifecycle development and sustainment for the Department of
Homeland Security's (DHS) National Cybersecurity Protection System
(NCPS). The NCPS assists more than 100 federal civilian government
agencies with the protection of their networks against advanced
cyber threats. Under this contract, Intelligence, Information, and
Services will support the government in the design, development,
operations and maintenance services for the NCPS. IIS will build
the mission critical cybersecurity solutions that will enable the
timely dissemination of threat warnings and improve information
sharing across DHS's stakeholder community.
The Information System Security Engineer applies current
technologies to the design, development, evaluation and integration
of computer information systems and networks to maintain system
security. May work with commercial computer product vendors in the
design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure COTS applications,
operating systems, networks and database products and technology.
Provides security engineering and integration services to internal
customers. Involved in a wide range of issues including secure
architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security,
information security and privacy. Uses encryption technology,
penetration, risk management and vulnerability analysis of various
security technologies and information technology security research.
Develops security systems for any manual or automated systems
environments. Responsible for ensuring the protection of company
data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional
loss of data, or unauthorized modification. May prepare security
This position may require shift work.
An active Secret security clearance is required with the
eligibility to obtain a TS/SCI. Must be able to obtain DHS
suitability prior to starting employment.
Required Skills and/or Experience:
--- Maintain operational security posture for the program to ensure
information systems security policies, standards, and procedures
are established and followed
--- Assist with the management of security aspects of the
information system and performs day-to-day security operations of
--- Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security
requirements for processing classified information
--- Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support
certification and accreditation
--- Provides configuration management (CM) for information system
security software, hardware, and firmware
--- Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of
--- Prepare and review documentation to include System Security
Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and
Accreditation (C&A) packages, etc.
--- Experience and/or familiarity with Certification and
--- Experience and/or familiarity with the following network
protection devices: Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention
systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic
flow and packet analysis
--- Experience and/or familiarity with Secure Technical
Implementation Guides (STIGs), Information Assurance Vulnerability
Alert (IAVA), DCID 6/3, Federal Information Security Management Act
(FISMA) and other tools using industry best practices
--- Provide Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of systems and
solutions on a day to day basis
Desired types of Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:
--- Perform analysis on large data sets
--- Provide security services for certification and accreditation
(C&A) requirements, including developing and maintaining
information assurance documentation for all network components
--- Support continuous monitoring and FISMA compliance
--- Conduct bi-monthly vulnerability scans and reconcile results,
and report all findings
--- Experience with one or more of the following: Netezza, Mantra
Centrifuge, Aginity Workbech, LYNXeon, Cyber Solutions, VIAssist,
IN-SPIRE, CyberSource, iClass, SPSS, Max Mind, Quova, etc.
--- SourceFire experience desired
Desired Certification(s): CISSP, Security+, Network+, Cisco
Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Security
Professional (CCSP) or similar certification required.
--- Six (6) or more years of cyber security or similar experience
with a Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Cyber Engineering
or a related discipline
--- A Master's degree in a related discipline may be substituted
for two (2) years of experience
--- Professional experience may be substituted for a degree
This position requires either a U.S. Person who is eligible to
obtain any required Export Authorization.
IISDHS 154737Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex,
sexual orientation, gender orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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