Cyber Security Engineer-Active Secret
American Cybersystems, Inc.

Camden, New Jersey

Posted in IT


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Job Info


Job Title: Cyber Security Engineer

Duration: 09 Months Temp to Hire

Physical address of worksite: Camden, NJ 08103

Job Description:

This position has technical responsibility for cyber security of projects from conception to delivery and maintenance for computer based applications used primarily in United States Military applications.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Serve as Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) for project teams

• Work with customers, management, and project teams to gather, comprehend, and clearly articulate security-related requirements, success criteria, and metrics

• Develop DOD security authorization package documentation including Platform IT (PIT) Designation requests, PIT Risk Acceptance (PRA), and Authority to Operate (ATO) under RMF for DOD projects

• Develop supporting documentation including System Security Plans (SSP), POA&Ms, Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS) reports, and artifact collections such as scan reports and checklists

• Review and assess compliance of L3 development projects against RMF security controls, assessing and documenting applicability/non-applicability, how the controls have been implemented, and risk mitigations

• Use automated scanning tools (i.e., Nessus and DISA SCC tool) and perform manual checks to assess security baseline of L3 developed projects against relevant DISA STIGs and SRGs

• Configure and apply antivirus tools to L3 developed systems as required

• Work with development teams to assess and remediate vulnerability findings when possible by applying patches and configuration settings

• Document open vulnerabilities (STIGs and patches) with justifications and/or remediation recommendations and create, track, and report POA&Ms to resolution

• Serve as liaison between L3 project teams and partner, customer, and DOD security personnel to clarify security requirements, report progress, and resolve issues

• Estimate and plan work efforts, evaluate risks, and develop and report key metrics for reporting to management

• Monitor, evaluate, and continuously improve L3 project teams' security efforts by being a trusted advisor, facilitator, and problem solver

• Rigorously document work procedures and train others to perform tasks as required

• Share best practices and identify opportunities to implement improvements to company engineering organization cybersecurity-related work instructions and project team procedures

• Continuously monitor developments in DOD cybersecurity policies and procedures

Education and Experience

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, IT, or Cybersecurity

• 4 or more years of experience in cybersecurity related work

• Prior experience with vulnerability scanning and antivirus tools including Tenable Nessus, STIG viewer (and STIGs), DISA SCC tool and benchmarks, and McAfee

• Prior hands-on experience imaging, installing, patching, and configuring physical and virtual Windows and Linux operating systems and network devices

• Knowledge of DOD/DON cybersecurity compliance processes including DoD 8500.01, DODI 8510.01 / RMF Framework and controls, OPNAVINST 5239.1D, and DISA STIGs / SRGs

• Prior experience developing DOD/DON compliance documentation including PIT Designation, PRA, System Security Plans (SSP), and POA&Ms

Skills, Knowledge and Conditions

• Excellent computer skills with strong proficiency in Microsoft Windows™, Microsoft Office™ package (Outlook®, Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint®, Project®, Access®, Visio®). Working knowledge of project management systems and AutoCAD Electrical.

• Works well individually or in a group setting

• Effectively works well with other employees

• Ability to work under pressure and time constraints

• Willingness to travel (15%)
• Must be able to obtain a security clearance, if required


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