IT Security Architect

Job opening ID

1673

Posting title

IT Security Architect

Roles and responsibilities

Must be US Citizen and Registered for Selective Service
On going contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
• The Candidate shall provide technical support to the design, implementation, and evaluation of all phases of mission security and information assurance solutions for the GOES-R ground system. 
• The Candidate shall provide planning and implementation support of NIST FIPS and NOAA IT security policies and requirements. The Candidate’s support also includes planning and execution of Assessment and Authorization work, including activities to achieve and maintain Authority to Operate • The Candidate shall conduct security assessments, develop system requirements, and prepare security plans, risk assessments, and security evaluation reports based on NIST, Department of Commerce, NASA, and Department of Homeland Security guidance for critical information technology (IT) systems. 
• The Candidate shall provide support for developing standards, guidance, and policies to be implemented in the GOES-R ground system 
• The Candidate shall provide support for oversight of communications security (COMSEC) requirements and implementation 
• The Candidate shall support the continuous monitoring of all information security, including activities associated with acquisition and development efforts

Required Skills:
Past experience with the following: 
* Designing, implementing, and evaluating all phases of mission security and information assurance solutions for satellite ground systems 
* Must have experience ensuring IT system compliance in accordance with NIST FIPS 
* Planning and execution of A&A system audits, penetration testing, and efforts required to successfully transition IT 
systems through and maintenance of ATOs 
* Past experience with conducting security assessments and risk assessments, development of security plans, and requisite reports for documenting compliance with NIST, Department of Commerce, NASA, and Department of Homeland Security guidance for critical IT systems 
* Past experience with developing standards, guidance, and policies to be implemented in the GOES-R ground system
 

Number of positions

1

Location

Greenbelt

State

Maryland