AbleVets

  • Cyber Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID 2018-1590
  • Overview

    AbleVets, LLC, is a fast growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the Veterans Affairs (VA) and Department of Defense (DoD) improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets, has an opportunity available for an experienced, motivated, Cyber Security Engineer to support our customer. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing system security engineering and Cybersecurity support to a range of Federal customers.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    • Implement the Cyber Security requirements of IT systems and applications documenting them in formal security engineering documents using Risk Management Framework and supporting artifacts associated with the A&A process
    • Identify security risks through the security impact analysis, system risk assessments and technology security risk reports
    • Organize, develop, and present security briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements on A&A activities
    • Implement IT security solutions and assure successful implementation
    • Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to daily tasking
    • Provide IT security engineering support to cross-functional project teams to ensure that customer security policies, processes, and controls are adhered to, planned for, implemented throughout the project lifecycle, and provide strategic cyber security support
    • Provide an analysis of how customer currently employs and embeds Cybersecurity into its cloud environment, datacenters, and mobile technologies
    • Develop systems security engineering documents based on engineering principles from NIST 800 160, including any specific recommendations describing efficiencies and improvements
    • Establish standard operating procedures for embedding security-driven processes into the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
    • Effectively and efficiently communicate and collaborate with external and internal customers to analyze and monitor a project’s security posture and status
    • Effectively following-up with key project team members
    • Engage with government customer on security matters

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline is required; eight (8) years’ experience may be substituted for education requirement
    • At least ten (10) years of related experience, including experience with:
      • Risk Management Framework
      • Application Software Security / threat modeling
      • Authorization Requirements Process for Federal Government
      • Information Assurance
      • FISMA and/ or FedRAMP requirements
    • Expert technical knowledge of risk management, and information security concepts and technologies
    • Experience with Cyber Security document management and familiar with security and privacy rules
    • Experience working in the FedRAMP cloud environment understanding IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS in regard to cloud service provider security control responsibilities and customer responsibilities
    • Excellent verbal communication skills
    • Excellent written skills for preparing reports and briefings
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Able to participate in a small team of Cyber Security Engineers and Analysts to provide deliverables and services to government client
    • Ability to facilitate and coordinate efforts with key government and non-government stakeholders
    • This position may support a government contract and have access to classified or government protected information for which US citizenship is required
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust
    • Previous Government contracting work experience

    Additional Desired Qualifications:

    • CISSP or ISSEP or CCSP

    EEO Statement

    AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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