Technical Systems Security Engineer

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Work from home not available Travel required to 25%.

Job Description

Are you passionate about cyber and security challenges in information technology, associated with threats and vulnerabilities? Are you looking for an enriching experience to build your career and brand? If you are interested in a role that offers an opportunity to provide front line support to our clients instead of a "back office programmer" position then Deloitte's Federal Cyber Risk team could be the place for you! Join our team of Cyber Risk professionals who collaborate with government agencies, IT professionals, and clients to support cyber security and risk consulting engagements.

Work you'll do

As a Specialist Senior within our Cyber Risk team, you will:

•Work with Federal clients to mitigate cyber risk and threats

•Identify opportunities for efficiencies in work process and innovative approaches to completing scope of work

•Participate in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas to solve client issues

•Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports

•Maintain responsibility for completion and accuracy of work products

•Assist in proposal development, as requested

•Actively expand consulting skills and professional development through training courses, mentoring, and daily interaction with clients

•Serve as a "Subject Matter Expert", adding interpretive value to data presented or experienced insight into a functional process or issue

•Systems Security Engineer role will work closely with project teams to integrate security within the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) from requirements through authorization phases.

• This role will perform the following tasks in support of the proper documentation and implementation of system security controls: attend customer/project meetings, review system documentation (e.g., system requirements, detailed design/architecture, interface documents, etc.), identify security gaps and provide security recommendations to address gaps, and complete risk profiles for systems.

• Systems Security Engineer will provide security input in architecture/design/process documentation and will work with project teams to identify and implement security controls to meet FISMA compliance requirements, i.e., NIST SP 800-53 Rev4.

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte's Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.

Our Federal Cyber Risk team is client focused and mission driven. Our team works across industries and sectors to respond more rapidly and effectively, providing recommendations to improve cyber threat detection.



•Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems Security, Cybersecurity, or related field

•3+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience

•Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives

•Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience

•Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

• The Systems Security Engineer role requires strong technical skills across a variety of technologies such as multi-tiered architecture, databases, LDAP and directory services, application servers, COTS products, and cloud solutions and understanding security and dataflow within these components.

•Knowledge and experience with IT controls within these technologies, as identified in NIST SP 800-53 Rev4, and SDLC are required.

• Skills related to application development and secure coding practices are preferred.

• Working knowledge of NIST SP 800-53 Rev4 security controls and the security authorization process.

• Experience documenting security controls across variety of technologies.

• Strong technical skills across variety of technologies such as multi-tiered architecture, databases, operating systems, LDAP and directory services, application servers, COTS products, and cloud solutions and understanding security and dataflow within these components.

• Required Certifications: Security + and/or CISSP

• Ability to obtain & maintain the required security clearance

• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.


•Previous Federal Consulting experience

•Understanding of fundamental cloud computing concepts

•Experience with Information Assurance concepts and processes within the Federal government

•Knowledge of and experience with Federal security regulations, standards, and processes including FISMA, FIPS, NIST, and FedRAMP

• CISSP, security, and technical certifications preferred.

• Experience with application development specifically developing multi-tiered application, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), web based applications, and distributed enterprise applications.

• Experience utilizing secure coding practices and secure application design principles.

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.


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Company Information

Dice Id : 10106525
Position Id : E20ROSESPSKF72013
Originally Posted : 6 months ago

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