Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert with Security Clearance

Foxhole Technology
Arlington, VA
Feb 15, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
Overview Job Title: Subject Matter Expert (Senior) Organization: Department of Homeland Security, Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Cyber Technical Support Services (CTSS) Location: Arlington, Virginia (Ballston area) Clearance: Secret Telework: Yes, generally two days a week Job Description The SME provides specialized technical subject matter expertise to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to support the technical application of existing and future Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation (CDM) tools, analysis of requirements and design specifications, development of CDM capability requirements, and consultation with recommended solutions. The SME shall provide subject matter expertise to include, but not be limited to, the following activities: * Support the ongoing refinement of Network Security Management and Data Protection requirements listed as well as any future capabilities. * Assist the Government in the review and generation of documentation with respect to project specific operational concepts. * Engineering of cybersecurity solutions for large organizations. * Provide SME on CDM products and tools that are currently deployed and planned to be deployed at Federal. Current CDM products include RSA Archer, Splunk Enterprise and SailPoint IdentityIQ. Future products may be Mobile Device Management Products, Data Protection Products, Network Boundary Protection Products, etc. * Review and provide analysis and recommendations on technical solutions, Analysis of Alternatives (AoAs) and Technical change requests. * Evaluate technical trends and provide recommendations for technology and architecture to meet the CDM program objectives for the government review and acceptance. * Identify and/or recommend products, tools or technologies which will expand the CDM capability base for Data Protection and any future capabilities. * As necessary, interface with agency stakeholders to provide focused support and artifact development to produce comprehensive and effective RFSs. * Support CDM Program future capabilities and address changes in technology. This position further focuses on Federal Dashboard support. The SME will collaborate in requirements sessions of the CDM Cybersecurity Dashboard to facilitate Release Management. The individual will facilitate the identification of a prioritized list of features for each release of the dashboard based on: * the strategic goals of CDM program, * technical capabilities of the core dashboard solution (and/or its various modules) * CDM stakeholder defined needs, input * Targeted implementation timeline (schedule) for a sub-set capabilities (eg Risk Scoring (AWARE), Ongoing Assessment, Incident Response) as aligned to the program's roadmap. Examples include, but not limited to; feature alignment with most current version of CDM Logical Data Model, implementation of a sub-set of capabilities Network Access Control (NAC), etc. * In addition, the individual will ensure proper release management, resource/schedule planning, ad-hoc reporting to leadership, LCCE formation, technical capacity planning, and timely feature delivery to stakeholders. Minimum Requirements * Bachelor's in software engineering, Computer Science, IT management - Graduate Degree Preferred. * At least 5 years' experience in system design or system architecture * Expertise with these capabilities; Cloud, Mobile, Identity and Access Management, Data Protection, Network Defense, Digital Forensics/Incident Response, and Risk Compliance. * Familiarity with the products/tools associated with the cyber capabilities such as RSA Archer, Splunk Enterprise and SailPoint IdentityIQ. * Attributable experience researching cutting edge Cyber/IT technologies More Information For the DHS CDM CTSS contract, Foxhole Technology provides cybersecurity Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to support the DHS in conducting effective engineering, requirements development and documentation, and technical documentation development and review activities. We ensure the approach to continuous monitoring is consistent, meets a common set of capabilities, and leverages centralized acquisition strategies to improve the speed of procurement, while achieving significant cost savings. The CDM Program is managed within the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), responsible for enhancing the security, resilience, and reliability of the Nation's cyber and communications infrastructure. The DHS CDM Program mission is to safeguard and secure cyberspace in an environment where the threat of cyber-attack is continuously growing and evolving. The CDM Program defends the United States (US) Federal IT networks from cybersecurity threats by providing continuous monitoring sensors (tools), diagnosis, mitigation tools, and associated services to strengthen the security posture of Government networks. Foxhole Technology provides gold standard solutions and service to our customers, including: Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM); SIEM Systems, Software and Network Engineering; and Authorization and Accreditation (A&A). Our in-depth expertise provides robust capabilities in penetration testing, program management, information security and FISMA as well as in all areas of cyber security engineering.