Info. Systems & Cyber Security, Sr. Associate

Lexington Park, MD
Sep 22, 2021
Sep 28, 2021
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Top Secret SCI

Education Required:


US Citizenship:

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. 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 seeking an Information Systems and Cyber Security, Senior Associate who will serve as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) and Incident Handler in support of a Government customer at our Patuxent River, MD location. The successful candidate will apply systems RMF principles to investigate, analyze, plan, implement, assess and validate Cyber Security of and acquisition for the Cyber Incident Response Team. Additionally, the successful candidate will be part of the team conducting Cyber Incident Response according to the NAWCAD Incident Response Plan.

  • Work with ISSE to develop technical solutions to problems, implement enhancements and upgrade system architectures
  • Update and assess software and processes compliance of system Authority to Operate (ATO) packages
  • Apply Categorization, Security Control selection along with required artifacts utilizing eMASS for ATO packages
  • Communicate security issues to operations and operation issues to Cyber program
  • Provide information security expertise to system development teams throughout the System Engineering Life-cycle process
  • Ensure Plan of Action & Milestone (POA&M) reports are maintained and that security vulnerabilities are tracked and remediated
  • Define system security requirements, assess system security architecture designs, and support the development and sustainment of an Enterprise Risk Management Framework (RMF Accreditation package throughout all lifecycle phases
  • Conduct certification and testing in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) policy; identify deficiencies and provide recommendations of risk mitigation to customer
  • As part of a team, respond and handle incidents according to the NAWCAD Incident Response Plan

Required Qualifications
  • 10 years professional experience in Cyber Security and/or directly related Intelligence field, with 5+ years specifically in the role of SSO/ISSO
  • Experience utilizing eMASS, ACAS, SCAP scans, STIGs, conducting Cyber Risk Assessments, cyber incident response and embedded systems reverse engineering
  • Must possess RMF and ATO experience
  • Solid working knowledge of EW/Cyber convergence
  • DoD 8570 IAT/IAM Level III certification

Desired Qualifications
  • Certifications in GIAC: GSLC, GCIH, GSEC, and EC-Council CEH
  • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college required.


All applicants for this position must possess a current Top Secret security clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access. Please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

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

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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