Denver, CO

Cybersecurity Engineer III (1)

Lead a team of other cybersecurity engineers and specialists in the application of technical and functional expertise to perform on-site compliance assessments and security engineering and advisory for federal networks, information systems, and applications using standards such as FISMA and NIST guidance­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Security Engineering (SE) Subject Matter Expert (SME) with proficiency in FISMA, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for federal IT, and affiliated NIST security controls.
  • Function in support of Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) advising federal clients on security protocols and compliance measures for a variety of systems.
  • Assist with FISMA assessments, including coordination, preparation, execution, and concluding documentation.
  • Utilize common Information Assurance (IA) assessment tools and techniques
  • Demonstrate knowledge of network devices and interconnections (i.e., routers, switches, IDS/IPS, firewalls, DNS).
  • Demonstrate technical experience in identifying and mitigating and/or remediating vulnerabilities or misconfigurations.
  • Perform system administration functions on various operating systems, including Linux, Unix, and networking devices.
  • Communicate complex technical and programmatic information to a wide audience, often in the form of verbal and visual updates, technical reports, and/or briefings. Documentation, presentation, and public speaking skills are required.
  • Apply understanding of cybersecurity concepts, practices, and tools to administer security efforts for complex federal networks and information systems.
  • Maintain on-going awareness of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends.
  • Develop and maintain the necessary technical documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Experience:

  • At least 10 years of general or specialized IT experience.
  • At least 5 years of experience in conducting FISMA assessments and cybersecurity engineering such as in an ISSO/ISSM or cybersecurity engineer role.
  • Functional knowledge of FISMA, NIST 800-53 rev4, and associated controls and practices.
  • Understanding of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends, including an ability to describe highly publicized cyber intrusions within the last year.

Education Requirements:

  • An Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Management, or related discipline is highly preferred

Certification Requirements:

  • Security+ CE required
  • CISSP certification required

 

Cybersecurity Engineer II (2)

Under minimal supervision, perform as a member of a team consisting of other cybersecurity engineers and specialists in the application of technical and functional expertise to perform on-site compliance assessments and security engineering and advisory for federal networks, information systems, and applications using standards such as FISMA and NIST guidance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a Security Engineering (SE) professional with proficiency in FISMA, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for federal IT, and affiliated NIST security controls.
  • Function in support of Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) advising federal clients on security protocols and compliance measures for a variety of systems.
  • Assist senior engineer(s) with FISMA assessments, including coordination, preparation, execution, and concluding documentation.
  • Utilize common Information Assurance (IA) assessment tools and techniques
  • Demonstrate knowledge of network devices and interconnections (i.e., routers, switches, IDS/IPS, firewalls, DNS).
  • Demonstrate technical experience in identifying and mitigating and/or remediating vulnerabilities or misconfigurations.
  • Perform system administration functions on various operating systems, including Linux, Unix, and networking devices.
  • Support the development of technical and programmatic documentation for dissemination to a wide audience, often in the form of verbal and visual updates, technical reports, and/or briefings.
  • Apply understanding of cybersecurity concepts, practices, and tools to administer security efforts for complex federal networks and information systems.
  • Maintain on-going awareness of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends.
  • Support the development and maintenance of necessary technical documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of general or specialized IT experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience in conducting FISMA assessments and performing cybersecurity engineering such as in support of ISSO/ISSM positions.
  • Functional knowledge of FISMA, NIST 800-53 rev4, and associated controls and practices.
  • Understanding of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends, including an ability to describe highly publicized cyber intrusions within the last year.

Education Requirements:

  • An Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Management, or related discipline is highly preferred

Certification Requirements:

  • Security+ CE required
  • CISSP certification required

  

Cybersecurity Specialist II (2)

Under minimal supervision, perform as a member of a team consisting of other cybersecurity engineers and specialists in the application of technical and functional expertise to support on-site compliance assessments and security engineering and advisory for federal networks, information systems, and applications using standards such as FISMA and NIST guidance. Candidate will possess one or more areas of specialization in cybersecurity and/or FISMA fields.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a cybersecurity professional with specialized skills in one of more areas of FISMA, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for federal IT, or other fields.
  • Function in support of Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) advising federal clients on security protocols and compliance measures for a variety of systems.
  • Assist senior engineer(s) with FISMA assessments, including coordination, preparation, execution, and concluding documentation.
  • Utilize common Information Assurance (IA) assessment tools and techniques
  • Support the development of technical and programmatic documentation for dissemination to a wide audience, often in the form of verbal and visual updates, technical reports, and/or briefings.
  • Apply understanding of cybersecurity concepts, practices, and tools to administer security efforts for complex federal networks and information systems.
  • Maintain on-going awareness of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends.
  • Support the development and maintenance of necessary technical documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of general or specialized IT experience.
  • At least 3 years of experience in conducting FISMA assessments and performing cybersecurity engineering in specialized areas.
  • Functional knowledge of FISMA, NIST 800-53 rev4, and associated controls and practices.
  • Knowledge of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends, including an ability to describe highly publicized cyber intrusions within the last year.
  • Familiarity with networking and systems administration.

Education Requirements:

  • An Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Management, or related discipline is preferred

Certification Requirements:

  • Security+ CE required
  • CISSP certification required

 

Cybersecurity Specialist I (1)

Under direct supervision, perform as a member of a team consisting of other cybersecurity engineers and specialists in the application of technical and functional expertise to support on-site compliance assessments and security engineering and advisory for federal networks, information systems, and applications using standards such as FISMA and NIST guidance. Candidate will possess one or more areas of specialization in cybersecurity and/or FISMA fields such as documentation support.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a cybersecurity professional with specialized skills in documentation support for FISMA compliance programs and efforts
  • Function in support of Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) advising federal clients on security protocols and compliance measures for a variety of systems.
  • Assist senior engineer(s) and specialists with FISMA compliance assessments including scheduling, preparation, and concluding documentation.
  • Support the development of highly professional technical and programmatic documentation for dissemination to a wide audience, often in the form of verbal and visual updates, technical reports, and/or briefings.
  • Apply basic understanding of cybersecurity concepts, practices, and tools to support security documentation efforts for complex federal networks and information systems.
  • Maintain on-going awareness of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends.
  • Support the development and maintenance of necessary standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of general or specialized IT experience.
  • At least 1 year of experience in supporting FISMA compliance programs or efforts.
  • Basic knowledge of FISMA, NIST 800-53 rev4, and associated controls and practices.
  • Experience in the development, editing, and production of technical documentation for FISMA compliance efforts

Education Requirements:

  • An Undergraduate Degree in Information Technology, Information Science, or a related field is preferred.

Certification Requirements:

  • Security+ CE required
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