System Security Engineer

Analysis, Architecture, BIND, CISSP, Configuration Management, Defense Systems, Development, Hardware, HTML, HTTP, Management, Networks, Release, Risk Management, Security, Supervision, Supply Chain, Testing, Validation
Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel required to 30%.

Job Description

Title:   System Security Engineer

Location: Seattle, WA
Type:  Direct Hire
Job:  DM985018418

At IGNW (formerly InfoGroup Northwest), we use our deep technical insights, local market knowledge and rock-solid relationships and reputation to create exceptional business outcomes for people and companies every day. We are based in Portland, OR with global partnerships to deliver the industry's top technical solutions and talent to every one of our clients. Our clients, consultants, contractors, partners and employees choose IGNW because we tackle the tough problems, and we care deeply about people while we do it.

Position Scope:
This position requires a high level of technical cyber security knowledge, strong communication skills, and in-depth understanding of systems integration work. 

This position integrates technology protection into the Systems Engineering process. It prevents or delays exploitation of Critical Program Information (CPI) in U.S. defense systems and may include Anti-Tamper (AT) activities. It supports the development of programs and design-to-specifications providing life-cycle protection for critical defense resources. This position requires interactions with Federal Government’s Systems Security Engineers (SSEs) to identify and track Critical Program Information (CPI) and Critical Technology (CT) supporting DoD programs.

Working knowledge of DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) required.Close working relations with both internal and external stakeholders will be a large action for this position.

This position will be required to understand contract requirements, make recommendations, and accomplish technical solution implementation as well as to oversee supply chain performance as relates to cyber security contractual obligations.  Sound judgment is critical in this position.  Impact of recommendations and work is significant to program success and to ensuring DoD systems and data are properly secured.

Work is conducted in a dynamic, fast-paced office setting. The individual may be required to be in production areas in yard and onboard ships. He/she must be able to walk to and from job sites. He/she may be required to work more than 8-hour shifts and weekend work.
There may be local travel and out-of-town travel up to 30% of the time with notice. 
*Develop and implement cyber security strategies in accordance with contract requirements in the areas of computer software development, computer software assurance, hardware validation, supply chain risk management, architecture and configuration testing, vulnerability management, patch management, release management, and configuration management;
*Validate cyber security strategy and system cyber security posture;
*Analyze system security requirements derived from contract requirements;
*Design system and security architectures;
*Develop security test strategies;
*Develop reports outlining the system risk for proposed architectures in accordance with System Security *Design and Risk Assessment plans;
*Provide guidance and oversight of work performed by supply chain as relates to system and cyber security;
*Co-chair and participate in Program Protection Work Groups and technical review groups;
*Provide required Information Assurance and cyber assessment information to internal and external parties;
*Communicate relevant and timely information and coordinate actions with internal personnel.
*Bachelor‘s degree in Electrical, IT, or Computer Engineering and four years relevant work experience, or comparable relevant work experience
*Must maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies 
*Computer Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification required
*Active/current Secret Clearance preferred.  If not a current holder, ability to obtain a Secret Clearance required.
*Additional applicable discipline certifications from DoD Approved 8570 Approved Baseline Certifications preferred
*Must have prior system security engineering experience
*Must have solid technical knowledge of network engineering and/or system administration
*Possess sound knowledge of requirements and methods to meet requirements delineated in the NIST 800-171 and DoD 5200.01 series of publications;
*Proficient in the identification, derivation, analysis, implementation, testing, deployment and management of cybersecurity requirements for classified information systems;
*Knowledge of prevalent IT cyber security methodologies, management practices, architectures, system development lifecycles and best practices to prevent damage to, protection, and restore computers systems and electronic communications systems, including information contained therein, to ensure its availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and nonrepudiation.
*Able to work independently without close supervision and exercises independent judgment and discretion;
*Must be a well-organized, detail and customer (internal) oriented self-starter;
*Must be able to handle competing priorities and deadlines effectively and respond well to last minute, high priority, and time sensitive projects and must be able to reprioritize effectively as business needs change;
*Ability to efficiently schedule, direct and organize work and coordinate work with other departments;
*Ability to effectively lead cross-functional working teams.

**No Corp to Corp or 3 rd party resumes can be accepted for this position.**

Please note: Our clients may require that candidates pass a drug and/or background check.

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Position Id : DM985018418
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