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Senior Information Systems Security Engineer

Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead
Description

L-3 Communications Systems West (CSW) is looking for an Senior Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to provide in-depth information assurance support. The Senior ISSE will work with the Program Manager, Program Security Officers, System Engineers and others on the product development team.

  • Identifies system and subsystem information security requirements, defines and integrates information security architectures into overall product technical architectures, and determines testing requirements and methodologies.
  • Conducts analytical architecture trade studies and risk management activities related to the development of communications systems.
  • Ensures documentation required for information security certification packages is complete and clearly supports verification of the system security requirements.
  • Support system certification efforts for systems that are considered a major upgrade or utilize a new or leading edge technology.
  • Provides design and accreditation support for products undergoing Risk Management Framework, ICD 503, DIACAP, and DCID 6/3 accreditation.
  • Supports the entire product life cycle from proposal to ATO, and ensuring proper requirements are identified, derived, implemented, and met for system accreditation.
  • Evaluates communications system technologies to ensure security designs incorporate commercial and defense best practices.
  • Identifies status for accreditation process status reporting, participating in verification and validation (V&V) activities.
  • Conducts and oversees V&V testing as required.
  • Monitors internal and external information sources to identify and track potential threats and recommend corrective design guidance.
  • Authors and reviews systems and security engineering lifecycle documentation.
  • Assists the system certifiers during security evaluations.
  • Coordinates relevant security certification issues with program managers, to be flowed up to government program office and accreditor representatives.
Qualifications
  • An ABET (EAC/CAC) accredited Master’s of Science Degree in CS, CE or EE is strongly preferred, a Bachelor’s with 2-8 years related experience, or an equivalent technical education with 8-15 years related experience will be considered.
  • Prior security experience is preferred, but not required
  • Desired certifications for DoD 8570.1 IASAE Level I,II, or III: CISSP, CISSP-ISSEP, CISSP-ISSAP
  • Additional desired certifications in CISA, CISM, CEH, or CPT
  • Direct experience with Risk Management Framework, ICD 503, DIACAP, DCID 6/3 accreditation processes, artifacts, and tools
  • US Gov’t Clearance: Active TS/SCI clearance preferred; if not, must have the ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI clearance
  • Travel: Ability to travel up to 25% is required
  • A self-starter capable of working independently in a task/project structure, with the ability to assign, track, and execute tasks across multiple programs
  • An effective oral and written communicator and negotiator, able to highlight the significance and impact of information security issues in non-technical terms and negotiate appropriate cost-effective resolutions
  • Able to develop, assess and refine information security architectures across customer programs for broadly useful and cost-effective designs and process tools
  • Able to design and develop network security measures that provide confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication and non-repudiation
  • Experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools; e.g., Retina, NMap, Nessus, WASSP, SECSCN, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
  • Experience working U.S. Government contract proposals as a cyber-security subject matter expert must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

This position may be filled at a higher grade based on the successful applicant's skills, education and experience.

Due to the nature of our work qualified candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

L-3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance-abuse testing and background checks.

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