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Systems Security Engineer

Job Title
Systems Security Engineer
Requirement ID
Dahlgren,  VA 22448
Other Location

The Systems Security Engineer will be responsible for supporting a specific government program and must be familiar with the program's systems/technology, program documentation, and system architecture drawings.

Duties Include:

  • Develop a variety of IA related documentation, to include but not be limited to, Platform Information Technology (PIT) designation requests, PIT Risk Assessment requests, DoD IA Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) plans
  • Create Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Coordinating host and network vulnerability assessments with system administrators and developing strategies to mitigate discrepancies
  • Will closely support and interact with the Customer, system administrators, system engineers, and system developers
Required Skills

• Requires at least five (5) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Knowledgeable with DoD security and IA requirements as outlined in DoDI 8500.2 and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG).
• Must have knowledge of basic to advanced UNIX and Windows system administration. Current knowledge of DoD Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) policies and standards.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

• Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Management Level II certification requirements at time of employment; CompTIA CASP or ISC2 CISSP.

Active US Government Security Clearance Required.
Optional Skills

• BS degree highly desired.

An Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Metronome is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants for employment, to assure that individuals with disabilities enjoy full access to equal employment opportunity (EEO). Metronome shall provide reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities, unless Metronome can demonstrate that a particular accommodation would impose an undue hardship on business operations. Applicants requesting a reasonable accommodation may make a request by contacting us.