The primary functions of this position will include the following activities: IT Security Engineering and Security Architecture review and support; and design, develop and/or recommend integrated security system solutions that will ensure proprietary/confidential data and systems protected. This includes but is not limited to: managing a large systems engineering task, or performing as overall technical lead (chief engineer) for a large or complex project. Provide technical planning and technical monitoring and control support to the Program Manager. Manages a team of systems engineers, or serves as overall technical lead for a medium sized project or for portions of a large or complex project. May lead or participate in risk management and preparation of technical reviews. May lead or participate in FISMA certification and accreditation activities to include vulnerability analysis, NIST 800-53 ST&E plan development, Security Risk Assessments, and Privacy Impact Assessments. Supports business development and proposal activities. Position will allow candidate to be located in Columbia, MD or McLean, VA.
Bachelors degree in related technical discipline and 6+ years of related experience or minimum 12 years of related experience without degree. Must be U.S.Citizen
Knowledge of NIST guidelines including 800-18, SP 800-26, 800-40, 800-53. Knowledge and experience with any of the following policies/processes: NISPOM, DCID 6/3, DITSCAP, or DIACAP; C&A testing experience; experience configuring operating system security. Knowledge of Windows, Oracle and/or UNIX, LAN/WAN/MAN, IPv*, and telecommunications devices. Ability to effectively write, organize and conduct briefings. Supports business development and proposal activities.DESIRED SKILLS: Possess an active IRS MBI, BI, medium risk or higher clearance. Knowledge of IRS Modernization planning efforts. Experience in designing, developing, documenting, installing, and supporting security requirements and controls for Network Security and Internet Security; CISSP, CISSM or other security certification; OMB regulations, including OMB A-130 or FISMA; Experience with application development or IT auditing, J2EE, Cisco, Nortel, STM, Sniffer, Firewall, Ehternet, Wireless, VOiP, mainframe equipment, PKI, VPN; Knowledge of Identity and Access Management concepts; Excellent analytical skills; and Excellent oral and written communication skills