Security Systems Engineer in Dahlgren, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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Job #:  833677

Systems Security Engineer

Apex Systems is seeking a Systems Security Engineer who will be responsible for supporting a specific government program Information Assurance Security Engineer (IASE). This includes becoming familiar with the program systems/technology, program documentation, and system architecture drawings. 

Systems Security Engineer essential functions will include: 

• Developing a variety of IA related documentation, to include but not be limited to, Platform Information Technology (PIT) designation requests, PIT Risk Assessment requests, DoD IA Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) plans

• Creating Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

• Coordinating host and network vulnerability assessments with system administrators and developing strategies to mitigate discrepancies

• The Systems Security Engineer must be able to closely support and interact with the IASE, system administrators, system engineers, and system developers. 
Requirements   • Must have a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate scientific, engineering, or computer related discipline from an accredited institution. 

• Knowledgeable in DoD security and IA requirements as outlined in DoDI 8500.2 and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG). 

• Knowledge of basic to advanced UNIX and Windows system administration. Current knowledge of DoD Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) policies and standards 

• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 

• Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Management Level II certification requirements at time of employment; CompTIA CASP or ISC2 CISSP.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Top Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.









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