Senior RMF/Information Assurance Systems Engineer

Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Closes
Sep 28, 2017
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Looking for a Senior System Engineer who is familiar with RMF (Risk Management Framework) and DoD information assurance accreditation actions, who is, self-motivated, innovative, with technical hands-on experience in senior systems engineering, who will be part of an Engineering Team that will be leading engineering and modernization efforts for a large enterprise, multi-tenant environment covering various technologies and initiatives including VDI, Wireless, Network, Computer, Systems, Software, and more. The engineering team will touch critical engineering projects that are on-going in the Gov't Agency Engineering Division, and may regularly interface with senior government officials that are GS-15, SES and above. The role of Senior Systems Engineer will be focused on information assurance accreditation actions, including RMF, migration from DIACAP to RMF, DISA STIG, ACAS scanning, writing and executing PO&AM’s and more, also technical hands-on engineering with servers, virtual and physical, using Enterprise tools, may need a bit of scripting experience, and high level understanding of Network and Storage architecture required. May also provide technical expertise to less senior engineers supporting projects in these areas, may support special projects or ASI's. This role will include hands-on engineering in our Enterprise IT environment.

Unique requirements: 5+ Years Engineering experience required on large Enterprise systems (5k+ users). Experience in Pentagon/DoD environment preferred, experience with OSD WHS or Pentagon customer also highly desired. Secret clearance required. Must be 8570 Compliant on day 1 (Security+ CE, CISSP, CASP, or like certification meeting security minimum requirement). This is a unique opportunity to join an Engineering Team being formed to provide the highest levels of expertise and top-engineering recommendations for current & future engineering efforts to this environment.

 

-Strong knowledge of information security principles, DoD networks, standards, and systems, and the DoD Risk Management Framework -Experience auditing and documentation systems using DISA auditing tools, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), DISA STIG, and SCAP tools.

-Ability to provide technical information required for verification of security compliance -Perform technical risk and vulnerability assessments of IT and IS for accreditation; prepare risk assessment reports for submission to accrediting officials -Review and track Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)'s for all accepted risks upon completion of system Certification & Accreditation (C&A) -Plan, test and implement security controls on systems in accordance with directives

 

 

Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems.

  1. Performs complex systems development and design work that may include logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.

 2. Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.

 3. Reviews completion and implementation of system additions and/or enhancements and makes recommendations to management and/or clients.

 4. Plans and directs upgrades of operating systems and designs systems enhancements.

 5. Develops documentation on new or existing systems.

 6. Develops and directs tests to ensure systems meet documented user requirements.

 7. Identifies, analyzes, and resolves system problems.

 8. Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.

 9. Determines system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.

 10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced systems engineers and may have supervisory responsibilities.

 11. Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.

 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.

 13. Participates in special projects as required.

Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.

Secret Clearance required

 

-Strong knowledge of information security principles, DoD networks, standards, and systems, and the DoD Risk Management Framework -Experience auditing and documentation systems using DISA auditing tools, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), DISA STIG, and SCAP tools.

-Ability to provide technical information required for verification of security compliance -Perform technical risk and vulnerability assessments of IT and IS for accreditation; prepare risk assessment reports for submission to accrediting officials -Review and track Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)'s for all accepted risks upon completion of system Certification & Accreditation (C&A) -Plan, test and implement security controls on systems in accordance with directives

 Unique requirements: 5+ Years Engineering experience required on large Enterprise systems (5k+ users). Experience in Pentagon/DoD environment preferred, experience with OSD WHS or Pentagon customer also highly desired. Secret clearance required. Must be 8570 Compliant on day 1 (Security+ CE, CISSP, CASP, or like certification meeting security minimum requirement). This is a unique opportunity to join an Engineering Team being formed to provide the highest levels of expertise and top-engineering recommendations for current & future engineering efforts to this environment. As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.