Cyber Security Engineer

Employer
OMNI Technologies
Location
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Industry
Engineering, Security
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionJob Title: Cyber Security EngineerPrimary Location: USA - Aberdeen Proving Ground, MDRequired Clearance Level: Top Secret (TS)Schedule: Full-timeJob Type: RegularTravel: Yes (events and exercises) Description:Cyber Security Engineer Job HighlightsJoin Omni Technologies Cyber Security Engineering team to help architect and engineer systems that utilize existing and emerging cross-domain technologies for the Department of Defense (DoD). In this role, you will have the opportunity to perform systems engineering of cross-domain solutions (CDS) as part of larger systems engineering efforts. You will support the development of system designs that meet both mission functional requirements and security policy and assurance requirements. This position is conducted in a lab environment and at other operational site(s) with a variety of CDS and cutting edge technologies. You will be able to develop solutions and analyze alternatives for a variety of customers. Required SkillsThorough implementation experience of the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) lifecycle (Step 1 - Step 6) for various information systems (single node to large (100+ node) heterogeneous architectures)Thorough implementation experience of selecting and engineering security controls via NIST SP 800-53.Thorough implementation experience of selecting and engineering National Security System security controls via CNSSI 1253Thorough experience in assessing the technical and administrative implementation of security controls in accordance with NIST SP 800-53AThorough implementation experience with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (EMASS)Demonstrated knowledge of Information Assurance (IA) and enterprise IA solutionsAbility to apply security principles and mechanisms to single node/application systems and enterprise system designsKnowledge of networking, software development, scripting languages, software integration or related skillsExcellent written and verbal communications skillsProvide engineering analysis, design and support for cross-domain solutions (CDS), firewalls, routers, network devices and operating systemsMonitor security audit and intrusion detection system logs for system and network anomaliesDevelop, implement and monitor technical access control methods to ensure the operational integrity of the system and dataDevelop detailed engineering specifications, diagrams and documentationReview and recommend the installation, modification or replacement of hardware or software components and any configuration change(s) that affects securityProvide enforcement of security directives, orders, standards, plans and procedures at server sites. Ensures system support personnel receive/maintain security awareness and training. Key Job FunctionsOmni Technologies Information System Security team seeks an experienced Cyber Security Engineer to provide technical expertise to help deploy system-level and enterprise-capable cross-domain solutions (CDS). In this role, you will:Support the development of new and improved systems using cross-domain technologies.Work with small teams to research, design, and develop solutions to for customer challenges.Work with a variety of security architectures and technology focus areas.Perform CDS selection, tradeoff analysis, and assess designs and implementations that meet functional gaps.Provide guidance on how to design systems to operate with the currently available set of solutions. These systems need to minimize the risk of connecting network domains, while meeting the mission information access and sharing requirementsEngage with technical experts from the UCDMO, DISA, NSA, the IC, CDS vendors, and the CDS user community to identify and solve information sharing and security challenges.Performs computer and/or network security vulnerability assessments to identify, evaluate and mitigate security risks, threats and vulnerabilities. Basic QualificationsAn individual must meet the following criteria in order to be considered:U.S. CitizenPass a background investigationBachelor's degree in computer science or related field preferred.Possess a Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance.Six or more years of experience in network, host, data and/or application security in multiple operating system environments.Possess DoD 8570 compliant security certifications to meet IAT II and/or III requirements (CISSP, CCNA, etc)Experience with networking protocols and understanding of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, PKI, VPNs, firewalls, proxy services, DNS, electronic mail and access-lists.Experience with the DoD RMF, ICD 503, CNSSI 1253 and NIST Special Publications.Experience with the DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS), Security Requirements Guides (SRG) and industry best practices for various applications.Experience with DoD Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Host Based Security Suite (HBSS) applications.Applicant selected will be subject to a government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.Company DescriptionOMNI Technologies is a premier Enterprise Information Technology (EIT) service provider that has earned a stellar reputation for providing clients with qualified resources with exceptional skills and diverse experiences. OMNI delivers technologies that currently manage petabytes of data and our technologists have helped the DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) to develop cutting-edge mission systems that are flexible and scalable. OMNI was contracted to provide System Engineering support to tactical Signals Intelligence (SI) communication technologies for US Army Soldiers. Services include Cyber Security/Information Assurance (IA) and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirement implementations. Our Technologists, have developed a Risk Management Framework (RMF) process that centrally manages Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M) across several Product Managers and capability increments and releases. This framework will save the government millions of dollars and provide a greater level of senior executive overview to support DoD acquisition, project management and task management initiatives within the federal government.