System Security Engineer

Washington, DC
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Engineering, Security
Full Time
Responsibilities:Noblis is helping FAA manage large and complex telecommunications and information management programs that use state of the art technologies to deliver enterprise infrastructure services essential to the safe and efficient operation of the largest, safest, and most complex aviation system in the world. We are seeking smart, passionate, and motivated people to join our proven team in a challenging and rewarding work environment where you will be actively engaged at the intersection of technology and operations enhancing our nation s aviation system. If you want to be involved in acquiring, implementing, and managing the communications and information solutions to achieve our nation s aviation vision, this is the job for you! This Security Engineering SME position supports the FAA Enterprise Engineering Services Communications, Information & Network Programs (EES-CINP) Office s security engineering team focusing on enterprise-wide systems security engineering, systems security requirements, systems security architecture and systems security solution implementation assessments for FAA National Airspace System (NAS) Programs connected through the FAA s Federal Telecommunications Infrastructure (FTI) network. This position will:Serve as a mid-level expert on a team of system security engineers providing technical direction, reviewing work products, tracking performance, and ensuring compliance with contract requirements in the area of cloud computing and security architectures;Provide expertise in developing, coordinating and ensuring the delivery of enterprise level security engineering solutions are provided to all CINP customers and programs for systems, telecommunications, cloud computing and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions;Conduct security assessments and recommendations on FTI Contract Proposals in response to FAA issued RFPs to the FTI Prime Contractor. Proposals assessments are based on a risk perspective factored against FAA Orders, Policies, Guidelines and Policy Notices.Provide systems security technical assessments/recommendations on key FAA s System Wide Information Management (SWIM) infrastructure and services utilizing Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Technologies via the NAS Enterprise Messaging Service (NEMS) as well as the FAA s FTI WAN connectivity authentication and authorization services in accordance with FAA Boundary Protection Policies.Support EES-CINP requirements and technical architecture security assessments of the Enterprise Security infrastructure and services in the FAA s NAS Operational Domain and the NAS Enterprise Security Gateways (NESGs) for External Business Entities communications. Requirements and architecture assessments include functional allocation to Intrusion Detection Systems/Intrusion Prevention Systems (IDS/IPS) in the core backbone network, access networks and boundary protection NESGs. Functional security assessments also include allocations to application/network firewalls, Web application gateways, virus protection, protocol scanning capabilities and DMZs in the NESGs. Assess logical and physical network architecture to ensure FAA Programs networking internally and across domain communications ensure adequate security separation for the FAA, NAS, MS Domain, FAA National Test Bed (FNTB) and the Research and Development (R&D) Domains. The NAS Operational Domain requires physical separation from other networking domains and the use of Enterprise Security Gateways (ESGs) are required for all inter-domain communications.Apply NAS IAM Policy Notice releases that address the Enterprise IAM Policy, requiring all systems and applications that utilize the Internet Protocol (IP) and SWIM service for NAS inter-domain and intra-domain communications are NAS Enterprise Common Public Key Infrastructure compliant. Key components of the policy framework are Certification Authority, Key Management Infrastructure, X.509 digital credentials and Certificate Revocation Service. Ensure CINP system security requirements are infused into architecture and new system integration concept of operation (CONOPS) assessments, coordinating security compliance of system requirements for future NAS system interactions and associated implementation alternatives using NAS and Non-NAS CINP telecommunications, networking and boundary protection infrastructure;Analyze and document results of current FAA EA and NAS EA environment to identify infrastructure security gaps and vulnerabilities and recommending solutions to improvement the "as-is" FAA architecture in relation to the NAS and Non-NAS CINP requirements.Apply Federal Enterprise Architecture (FEA) and FAA EA architecture life-cycle standards and policies to plan, research, design, and implement elements of FCS concepts to improve the "to-be" FAA cloud and security architecture solution in relation to the NAS and Non-NAS CINP requirements.Collaborate in the development of policies, guidance and procedures to consistently apply NAS and Non-NAS CINP security measures to systems, telecommunications, cloud, data security/consumer/distribution taxonomies, boundary protection capabilities in accordance with AODR, FAA EA and NAS EA. Qualifications: BS or MS in Information Systems Engineering, Systems Management or related fieldIndustry standard Information Security CertificationAt least 5 years of experience in the field of telecommunications and/or system engineering, including technology insertion, policy compliance, and operations.Working knowledge of the Federal Risk Management FrameworkKnowledge and expertise integrating customer requirements and needs into the CINP services and support contractsA strong system security engineering and security architecture background and direct knowledge of FAA FTI systemsAbility to analyze project, program and portfolio needs, as well as determine resources needed to meet objectives and solve problems that involve remote and elusive symptoms, often spanning multiple environments in a business area.Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems in a federal environment.Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs.Demonstrated cross-functional team leadership and strategic planning skills.Strong professional and interpersonal skills Desired QualificationsProficiency in IT governance, SDLC, Federal EA Framework (FEAF). Knowledge of the DoDAF.(highly preferred)Proficiency with the Federal Enterprise Architecture Security and Privacy Profile (FEA-SPP) (highly preferred)Management and direction of multiple engagements developing key architecture artifacts and standards while following an architecture development process such as the FEA.Ability to apply multiple technical solutions to business problems in a federal environment.Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies, preferably cloud computing environment.Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs.Proficiency in Systems engineering techniques such as portfolio analysis, analysis of alternatives, and architecture modeling to support EA governance activities.Proficiency in business process modeling & reengineering program requirements.Proficiency in various architecture disciplines like Application, Data, Security and InfrastructureManagement and direction of multiple engagements developing key architecture artifacts and standards while following an architecture development process such as the FEA.Proficiency in systems security engineering techniques such as portfolio analysis, analysis of alternatives, and architecture modeling to support governance activities. (highly preferred)Proficiency in various security engineering disciplines associated with Application, Data, Security and Data Center and Cloud Computing Infrastructure (highly preferred).FAA Experience PreferredOverview:Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at Why work at a Noblis company?Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race. #LI-BC1

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