• Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
    Job ID 2018-2033
  • Overview

    AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated Security Engineer to support healthcare information technology projects for our customers.

    Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

    The successful candidate will be responsible for providing Information Assurance and Cybersecurity support to the VA. The Security Analyst can effectively leverage vast detailed knowledge and familiarity with security discipline such as Risk Management Framework and NIST 800-53. The successful candidate has experience in the concepts, terms, processes, policy, and implementation of information security. The candidate must have experience and knowledge of the latest security measures at all stages of an information system life cycle. Must be able to solve complex problems involving a wide variety of information systems. Must be able to understand and differentiate between critical and non-critical systems and networks.


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

    • Identify security risks through the analysis of known information
    • Assess the Cyber Security risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the A&A process
    • 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 analysis support to cross-functional project teams to ensure that VA security policies, processes, and controls are adhered to, planned for, implemented throughout the project lifecycle, and provide strategic cyber security support for OIS
    • Support projects from initiation and throughout the development lifecycle to provide hands-on security subject matter expertise and support to include assisting in knowledge transfer, VA Agency specific security policy and controls coaching, and drafting of security documentation
    • Research policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and applies needed changes under specific conditions for the protection of information and information system


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Assurance, Computer Science, or other engineering or technical discipline with a minimum of eight (8) years of experience. An additional six (6) years of related experience can be substituted for degree requirement
    • Demonstrated experience with cyber security document management and familiar with security and privacy rules associated with Risk Management Framework and NIST 800-53rev4
    • Experience in security analysis or information assurance
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for preparing reports and briefings
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Self-starter that can work under general direction in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust

    Preferred/Desired Skills:

    • Master’s degree in associated field
    • Previous IT work experience supporting medical management programs, i.e. VA Community Care, Veteran’s Choice, and/or VA Patient Centered Community Care Network
    • Demonstrated experience working within the Community Care or Managed Care fields to include: Referral Management, Claims Processing, Disease Management, Appointing, and/or Utilization Management

    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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