Cyber Security Engineer

Washington, DC
May 13, 2019
May 24, 2019
Full Time
Overview Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with US government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities Perspecta has an immediate need for a Cyber Security Engineer in Washington, DC Work with a matrixed team of Civil Servant and Contractor teams to ensure that Information System Owners and Authorization Officials are properly informed and advised of the current security posture and compliance status of their systems. Research and synthesize information from multiple sources, be able to present complex subjects in clear and concise way for executive-level decision makers both verbally and in writing. Conduct oversight of individual information systems to ensure that Plans of Actions and Milestones, as well as Risk Based Decisions are actionable and in compliance with Agency and Center compliance requirements and are properly recorded in the RSA Archer compliance tool. Assist with implementing and maturing NASA Headquarters' risk management program, including the deployment of Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) strategy and Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program. Recommend and implement process improvements as necessary to facilitate team and stakeholder collaboration and improve operations. Assist with Center-level implementation of cyber security policies, processes, and procedures that support the implementation of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53 controls (specifically related to Governance, Risk, and Compliance) as well as other relevant NIST information security publications. Support implementation of Center-level Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) requirements, that includes coordinating and analyzing Center FISMA data, developing analytical reports and delivering senior level briefings. Coordinate communications and facilitate information sharing on Center-level security initiatives and priorities with cyber security stakeholders across NASA Headquarters and other Centers as needed. Support a Center-level program for IT Security Awareness and Training initiatives. Assist with enhancing the performance of a Center level security program in areas of cyber security services, policy and planning. Qualifications A Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in fields such as, cyber security, information assurance, project management or systems engineering or an equivalent number of years of experience in the domains. Will consider years of experience and/or certifications in lieu of Degree. BS/BA with 12 to 15 years' experience or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D. Five years of experience in the Information Technology field. A minimum of one of those years in a systems administration capacity and at least one additional year working in a cyber security capacity with exposure to organization senior executives. Knowledge and experience with NIST Information Security guidance, especially in delivering a NIST 800-37 compliant program. Outstanding written and oral communication and presentation skills. Ability to take complex issues and distill information, ideas and concepts to essential elements. United States Citizen with a clearable background Technical Requirements: Certifications in one or more of the following: Security + Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) Proficiency in a Security Assessment and Authorization/Risk Management platforms (RSA Archer preferred) For more information, visit Perspecta Values: Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories If you are looking for challenges in a pleasant and international work environment, then we definitely want to hear from you. Options

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