Junior Security Systems Engineer

US-VA-King George
3 weeks ago
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Information Assurance


SCCI is looking for Junior Security Systems Engineers (JSSE) to join our Cybersecurity team. These positions are located in Washington D.C. and are in support of future work.


The Junior Security Systems Engineer will:

  • Assist in the authoring of DoD IA Certification and Accreditation artifacts.
  • Document a system from an IA perspective using Microsoft Office including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio and other appropriate tools.
  • Derive, document and/or identify system CONOPS for Mission Assurance Categorization per DoDI 8500.2. and DoD 8510.01.
  • Research and recommend logical and physical solutions that prevent, detect and correct the system to be certified and accredited.
  • Research and apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and NSA recommendations.
  • Assist in identifying disagreements between as-built specifications, security requirements and DoD security policies and design implementations to bring the system into compliance.
  • Develop, execute and document results of security test procedures.
  • Assist in the analysis and testing of a designated US Naval Warfare System against known vulnerabilities based upon security approaches and known hacker techniques and exploits.
  • Assist in the creation and execution of an Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Plan.
  • Assist in the preparation and production of a System Security Administrator and Operators Manual (SSAOM).
  • Assist in preparations for obtaining Authority To Operate (ATO) and resolve issues in the event a US Naval Warfare System is issued an Interim Authority to Operate (IATO).
  • Provide technical support in identifying and specifying requirements and performing risk assessments.


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Security Clearance Required: Secret
  • DoD 8570.01 certification IAM Level II or IAT Level II
  • Minimum of one (1) years of experience in engineering and securing DoD or Information Technology systems.
  • Possess an understanding of computer security, military system specifications, DoD IA policies, DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP), and Platform IT (PIT).
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly in written and oral presentations.
  • Possess an understanding of and experience with Cyber Security and IA boundary defense techniques and various IA-enabled appliances, such as firewalls, IDS, IPS, Switch/Routers, Cross Domain Solutions (CDS) and Host Based Security Systems (HBSS).
  • Demonstrated understanding of the SETR Process.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Final adjudicated Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with an IT level-1 designation required for role as a Privileged User.

SCCI is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to meet the needs of employees and their families. EOE Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disability.


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