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Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented IT Specialist to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.
Looking for a lead information security position operating as an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) on multiple system boundaries as part of the CyberSecurity Workforce of the 534000E Division. Support assignments are provided by the Division CyberSecurity Program Manager through prepared project plans, schedules, and detailed phases of anticipated technical work descriptions. The ISSE shall serve as an effective team lead requiring substantial interfacing and coordination with Government, military and contractor technical personnel, System Administrators (SA), Department Information Assurance Manager (DIAM), Department ISSE/SA and NAVAIR 726 Information Assurance Division.
The ISSE will guide the Division SA(s) to enforce system access, operation, maintenance, and disposition in accordance with local policies and practices and manage the following efforts: Verify that personnel meet required security investigation, clearance, authorization, mission requirement, and supervisory approval before granting access to the information system. Perform network scanning and vulnerability assessments with approved software. Verify all processes, security features and configurations are unaltered. Document mitigations for configuration variations from cyber security technical implementation guide standards. Ensure secure configurations include all pertinent patches and fixes by routinely reviewing vendor sites, bulletins, and notifications and proactively updating systems with fixes, patches, definitions, and service packs. Maintain current anti-virus (AV) engines and definitions on all information systems. Manage and review user accounts, access, and logins and suspend or terminate accounts in accordance with local policy. Remove inactive accounts that exceed defined inactivity time thresholds and departing users’ accounts before departure.
The ISSE will support Certification and Accreditation (C&A) efforts by auditing hardware lists, software lists, and system diagrams as well as supporting Annual Validations. Manage the organization’s programs to ensure compliance with Computer Tasking Orders (CTOs) and Network Technical Directives (NTDs), apply latest Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), load software patches, and respond to Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVMs).
Candidate must have at least two years of relevant experience.
Knowledge of project management techniques and tools sufficient to provide technical guidance on the implementation of emerging software and hardware computer and server technologies.
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent
Experienced in the Certification and Accreditations of systems using NAVAIR CyberSecurity processes, risk assessment/incident response skills; ensuring compliance with DoD computer security regulations and policies.
Knowledge of a variety of Windows computer operating systems on desktop and servers.
Knowledge of the overall architecture of the systems administered in order to install and maintain software and hardware configurations.
Knowledge of a wide range of information technology standards, principles, concepts, methods, policies, and authorized approaches.
Knowledge of agency applications, operating systems and components, protocols, and various hardware and software used in order to conduct system administration functions.
Security + certification is required.
Majority of the work is performed in a laboratory setting with frequent effort in the hangar area. During work in some laboratory locations, ear and eye protection devices may be required.
Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.