Senior Information Systems Security Engineer (INSCOM) - TS/SCI w/poly

    Jacobs Engineering
    Fort meade, MD
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Jacobs has an opening for a Senior Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) in Fort Meade, MD. The Senior Information Systems Security Engineer will:
    • Perform or review technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations and recommend mitigation strategies.
    • Validate and verify system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs.
    • Design, develop, implement and/or integrate IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements.
    • Build IA into systems deployed to operational environments.
    • Assist architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions.
    • Support the building of security architectures.
    • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures.
    • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.
    • Contribute to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations.
    • Review certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content.

    Qualifications :

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Fourteen (14) years of IA System Architect and Engineer (IASAE) experience, to include recent experience within the last five years, with Defense-in-Depth principles and technology, including access/control, authorization, identification and authentication, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), network and enterprise security architecture
    • Two (2) years of experience applying security risks assessment methodology to system development, including threat model development, vulnerability assessments, and resulting security risk analysis
    • Knowledge of Federal, NSA, IC, and DoD Information Security regulations, publications, and policy
    • CISSP-ISSAP or CISSP-ISSEP Certification
    • Active TS/SCI w/poly
    Desired Qualifications:
    • Strong presentation, report writing and customer interface skills
    • Familiarity with various operations systems such as Microsoft Windows, various versions of UNIX (AIX, Solaris, HPUX, etc), and Linux
    • Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP and other major protocols (i.e. NetBEUI, NETBIOS, IPX/SPX) and the inherent weaknesses of the protocols
    • An understanding of a typical secure topology and architecture for a site connected to the Internet (i.e. routers, firewalls, web servers)
    • Understanding of how to read and interpret a network diagram and identify possible security related concerns
    • The ability to keep a robust security skill set current and to work on multiple projects concurrently
    Essential Functions:

    Physical Requirements:

    Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

    Work Environment:

    General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

    Equipment & Machines:

    General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


    Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

    Other Essential Functions:

    Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

    Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

    Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed.

    Posting ID: 552788551Posted: 2020-05-21