Info. Systems & Cyber Security, Sr. Associate

Lexington Park, MD
Oct 11, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:


The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.


The MIL Corporation is seeking an Information Systems & Cyber Security, Senior Associate, who will serve as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to work OCONUS supporting a Federal Government client by providing fly away support for RMF Step 3 in Sigonella, Italy, and Bahrain. The ISSE will apply systems RMF and IA principles to perform RMF step 3 hardening/scanning of network systems.

Key Duties
  • Perform security analysis of applications, systems, and enclaves for compliance with security requirements.
  • Perform ICS (Industrial Control System)/SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) IT (Information Technology) & OT (Operational Technology) cybersecurity vulnerability evaluations on computer and networking systems, to include servers, workstations, and operational technology (PLCs, DDCs, RTUs, HMIs).
  • Use a variety of security techniques, technologies, and tools to evaluate security posture in highly complex computer systems and networks.
  • Configure systems to meet cybersecurity and network requirements.
  • Gather and organize technical information about an organization's mission goals and needs as well as makes recommendations to improve existing security posture.
  • Demonstrate understanding of ICS/SCADA IT & OT Protocols such as IP/TCP, SSL/TLS, MODBUS/DNP3/PROFINET SCADA and Network Interfaces.
  • Demonstrate understanding of ICS/SCADA Cyber protections and assessments.
  • Apply updates, patches and STIGs to Windows workstations, servers, and other network equipment.
  • Configure and maintain asset inventory databases.
  • Assemble required documentation as outlined by the Lead ISSM for RMF packages.
  • Tailor security controls out of NIST SP 800-53 rev 4 for the system.
  • Develop a Security Assessment Plan (SAP) in accordance with the Navy Security Control Assessor (SCA) A&A Testing Guidance.
  • Assess security controls, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scans in accordance with the SAP.
  • Build risk assessment report (RAR) incorporating all findings discovered in testing, and documenting an analysis of each finding.
  • Create system authorization boundary diagrams encompassing traceability back to Hardware, Firmware, Software, and Ports, Protocols and Services (PPS) lists.
  • Prepare for and conduct technical briefings at meetings with internal and external representatives.
  • Interact frequently with internal personnel and outside representatives at various levels.
  • Coordinate with field activities, obtaining statuses and providing RMF guidance

Required Qualifications
  • Must meet 8570 Workforce IAT Level II, IAM Level III preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of direct experience with IT and/or network systems support, 15 preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of direct experience with IT systems information assurance activities, five (5) preferred.
  • Training or experience in ICS and SCADA is required.
  • Experience with various information technologies, e.g., Linux, Windows, Cisco.
  • Solid working knowledge of system engineering and system architecture principles.
  • Knowledge of communication systems, LAN/WAN network architecture, network topology and protocols.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extensive OCONUS travel required.
  • Per federal guidelines, ability to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain by December 8, 2021

Desired Qualifications
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Navy RMF experience preferred but not required.
  • CSSA (Certified SCADA Security Architect).
  • GICSP (Global Industrial Control Security Professional).
  • Certifications or experience in related information processing or network system technologies.
  • Experience with OS virtualization and SAN architectures.
  • Experience with of assessment and containment of cybersecurity incidents and interaction with CIRTs.
  • Experience with NIPR/SIPR networks.
  • Experience with HBSS, HIPS, or other cybersecurity modules.


Bachelor's Degree, from an accredited college or university, in Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related discipline is highly desired .

  • All applicants for this position must possess a Secret Clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.
  • US Citizenship required.

Why MIL?

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2020, 2017 Top Workplace Award, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine (South Carolina)
  • 2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
  • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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