Info. Systems & Cyber Security, Associate (Information System Security Engineer)

Washington, DC
Apr 10, 2022
Apr 12, 2022
Engineering, Security
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:

BA/BS or HS/GED and Equivalent Work Experience

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, Associate, who will serve as an Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to provide support to multiple Information Systems (ISs) by providing assistance to the system owners to complete Certification and Accreditation documentation required in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process. This position is based in Naval District Washington (NDW).

  • Provide technical guidance on physical, application, and networking security policies, procedures and practices.
  • Develop SOP's that align with DoD/DON policies.
  • Develop and document IA test plans and procedures.
  • Provide technical direction in addressing validation and verification test results in support of operating approvals.
  • Update DIACAP/RMF artifacts and track status of changes.
  • Review and evaluate programs self-assessments.
  • Support and conduct IV&V testing.
  • Populate test results in tracking systems.
  • Provide project support with participation in working groups as appropriate, providing task status updates via monthly progress reports and weekly Summary and Statistical Reports.

Required Qualifications
  • Hands-on experience in:
    • Applicable Computer Network Defense (CND) policies, regulations, and compliance documentation,
    • Security Control and Control Correlation Identifiers (CCIs)/Assessment Procedures (APs) implementation,
    • Self-assessment of administrative controls and CCIs/APs
    • Analyzing ACAS and Security Compliance Assessment Protocol (SCAP) vulnerability scan results,
    • Knowledge of security plan management and validation,
    • Development of Security Assessment Plan (SAP) and Risk Assessment Report (RAR),
    • Conducting manual checklists on applicable Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs),
    • Mitigating/eliminating vulnerabilities findings, and
    • Developing and supporting Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) items for outstanding findings, including drafting of mitigation and impact statements.
  • Seven (7) years of related experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as ISSE or related position.
  • Solid working knowledge of system engineering and system architecture principles and recent application of Cyber knowledge in practice.
  • Knowledge of information systems, LAN/WAN network architecture, network topology and protocols.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Support CONUS and OCONUS travel as required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Security + certification
  • Per federal guidelines, you may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or willingness to obtain vaccination.

Desired Qualifications
  • Top Secret Clearance
  • Active SIPR Account
  • Experience with classified room protocol


Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college. Six (6) years of work experience related to the position or an Associate's Degree plus four (4) years of additional work experience related to the position may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.


All applicants for this position must possess a current Secret Clearance (SSBI); please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

All personnel performing on this SOW/PWS will be U.S. citizens.

Sponsor requires all personnel working on a Federally-controlled facility to have, at a minimum, an initiated National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI) or NACI equivalent and favorable completion of a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint check.

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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