IPKeys Technologies

Cyber Security Specialist

US-MD-Ft. Meade
Job ID
2017-1676
# of Openings
3
Security
  • Qualified candidates must maintain an active DoD Secret clearance.
Experience
  • Minimum two 2 years of experience with cyber security or information assurance
  • Working on transitioning programs from DIACAP to Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Applying and validating RMF controls

Overview

IPKeys Technologies is seeking a highly motivated Senior Information System Security Specialist to lead cyber security efforts in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency’s Cyber Security Portfolio. The candidate will be expected to lead a team of professionals that will provide Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Security Test & Evaluation (ST&E) to ensure cyber security requirements are compliant with all applicable directives, regulations and Laws. The team will be located at the in the Annapolis Junction/Ft. Meade area.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures the rigorous application of cyber security policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all Information Technology (IT) and cyber security services
  • Develop and design security solutions to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information throughout the enterprise
  • Identifies, plans, and documents improvements to security controls currently in place
  • Develops recommendations and courses of action to solve cyber security problems
  • Develops and interprets cyber security requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of cyber security/IT budgets
  • Plans and schedules the installation of new or modified security hardware, operating systems, and software applications
  • Ensures the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Cyber Security Vulnerability Management program
  • Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective cyber security program including boundary defense, incident detection and response
  • Contributes to the development of cyber security documentation, concept papers, and test plans required by Command policies, and the Risk Management Framework

Qualifications

  • Ability to conduct vulnerability assessments and analysis on networks, servers, websites, databases, and assist with other assessment activities
  • Ability to plan and perform security controls assessments in accordance with NIST SP 800-53A rev 4, to include interviews, examinations, and technical vulnerability testing
  • Ability to identify organizational security weaknesses in personnel controls, training, incident and emergency response, logical security controls, physical security controls, operational security and with the integrity of software applications and data
  • Expertise with a majority of the following tools:
    • Nmap: Discovery
    • Nipper Studio: Network device configuration review- routers, switches, firewalls
    • WebInspect: Web Application
    • Wireshark: Network Traffic
    • NetSurveyor: Wireless Access Points
    • Burp Suite Pro: Web application
    • Nessus: Network hosts and Compliance checks 
  • In-depth knowledge of Federal laws, directives, orders, etc., pertaining to IT security and directing Federal government agencies
  • Ability to assess, review, update and develop documentation to satisfy RMF, NIST, FISMA, and FISCAM support activities for non-DOD federal agencies

Experience

  • Minimum two 2 years of experience with cyber security or information assurance
  • Working on transitioning programs from DIACAP to Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Applying and validating RMF controls

Security

  • Qualified candidates must maintain an active DoD Secret clearance.

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