Computer Security Engineer

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Computer Security Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen  
Estimated duration of 18 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.
Labor Category: Computer Security Engineer III

Job Description:
We are seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Computer Security Engineer (CSE) to join our team.
CSEs shall ensure the implementation and maintenance of security controls in accordance with the Security Plan (SP).
• Support adoption and implementation of NIST-based standards across the agency.
• Support all steps of NIST 800.53
• Participate in the selection of the organization's common security controls and in determining their suitability for use in the information system.
• Review the security controls regarding their adequacy in protecting the information and information system
• Prepare and review documentation to include Systems Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs); support security authorization activities
• Implement and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
• Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information; perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
• Manage changes to the system and assess the security impact of those changes.

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen 
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Education: Bachelor's or higher in computer science/ technical discipline
• Years of related experience: 5+ years of experience is required as a CSE including experience implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies; creating security plans, policies & procedures (SSP's), Risk Assessment Reports
• Technical Skills: FISMA, FedRAMP, RMF (Risk Management Framework), NIST 800.53 controls, and understanding SA&A processes
• Clearance: S/TS Clearance preferred. Must have or be able to attain Public Trust or higher.

Desired Skills:
• Certifications: Cybersecurity certifications, such as CISSP, CCSE, CISM, CompTIA Security+, CISA, CEH, GCIH, GCIA, GCFA, GCFE, CDMP, CDPDG
or similar.

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