Information Assurance Engineer in Suitland-Silver Hill, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  877563

*Our client is looking for multiple IA Engineers in the Suitland MD area!*


Information assurance engineer provides subject matter expertise to client’s system development projects. S/he is responsible for advising teams on security best practices, regulations, and requirement. S/he will assist project teams in maintaining an appropriate security posture and attaining appropriate security authorizations and approvals.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Review proposed new systems, networks, and software for potential security risks

• Review security related product selection and implementation activities

• Participate and provide security SME guidance in Vendors Source Selection process

• Define the scope and level of detail for security plans applicable to the system

• Identify need for changes based on new security technology and evolving threats

• Analyze change requests to the system for security posture impact/updates

• Have experience in and Support the Organizational Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process for existing and new systems

• Identify & generate Security Artifacts for A&A

• Review and recommend approval of systems FIPS 199, FIPS 200, and E-Authentication

• Prepare and provide System Security Plan for the system

• Coordinate Security Test and Evaluation events between involved stakeholders

• Participate in Security Test and Evaluation process and Review ST&E report

• Perform Vulnerability Assessment review and generate reports for System Owner and stakeholders

• Perform and provide vulnerability assessment results and recommendations

• Assess known systems vulnerabilities and verifying system hardening and patching activities to ensure compliance with applicable Security Requirements and related checklists



• Must be a US citizen

• Clearable for High Risk Positions of Trust

• Must have a current Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certificate









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