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Information Assurance/Security Engineer

Company: Perspecta
Location: San Diego
Posted on: October 18, 2020

Job Description:

Business Group Highlights


The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Join our team in San Diego!

Perspecta is seeking an experienced Information Systems Security Engineer to support the Information Assurance Team on the Development, Integration, and Certification Environment (DICE) program, part of the Navy's Enterprise Engineering and Certification (E2C) in support of capturing and refining information protection requirements and ensuring their integration into IT acquisition processes through purposeful security design or configuration.

The ISSE is responsible for the development and submission of the RMF package and all of its contexts for systems and programs in the developmental and acquisition process. The ISSE works with system architects, engineers, and developers to ensure that IACs are designed and implemented into a system throughout the development process. The ISSE furnishes IA expertise and should be involved throughout the A&A process and the life cycle of the site/enclave/environment.

Principal Responsibilities:

* Acting as an Initial System Owner (ISO) or Information Security Systems Engineer (ISSE) for eMASS packages.
* Gathering data on the system/site that will be certified and accredited, and putting together the plan that will be used to achieve accreditation.
* Registering the site/systems in eMASS and determining the Mission Assurance Category (MAC) and Confidential Level (CL) of the site/system.
* Performing STIG compliance checks, conducting DISA ACAS scans and building a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
* Assembling a complete RMF package that includes a Test Plan, Hardware List, Software List, Ports & Protocols List, Diagrams, Scans/Checklists, POA&M, Signature Pages, etc---
* Technical analysis of the complete list of IA Controls (IAC)s. Documenting the justification for those IACs that are not applicable, and identifying the IACs that are either inherited or inheritable. Leading to a finalized list of applicable IACs.
* Working with a Navy Validator to complete an eMASS package and submit it for review by the Echelon II, Navy CA and NAO.
* Inspection of eMASS records to verify that the correct IA control set is being utilized, key system attributes are set and all eMASS fields are filled out appropriately.
* Comprehensive review of all RMF artifacts contained within the package to include Test Plan, Hardware List, Software List, Ports & Protocols List, Diagrams, Scans/Checklists, POA&M, Signature Pages, supporting documentation, etc---
* Participate in collaboration meetings with the NAVY CA and the NAO.
* Managing the SSC LANT port exception process by coordinating ACAS scans, POA&M generation and port exception submission to the SSC LANT network security team.
* Managing the RDT&E/SWAN port exception process by attending S-TCCB meetings, gathering technical/accreditation documentation, submitting request via S/NETREG and coordinating with SWAN.
* Documenting and tracking the accreditation status for DICE test events, associated Cross Domain Solution (CDS) devices and IA requests.
* Researching systems, applications and networks within DITPR-DON, DADMS and CMPro
* Maintaining C&A packages in eMASS.
* Contingency Plan (CP) maintenance.


Proficient in:

* Multi-tasking
* Working in teams
* Technical writing
* Microsoft products including Windows, Office, Visio, and Project.
* Registering systems, applications and networks within DITPR-DON or DADMS.
* Putting together ATO/IATT C&A packages.
* Conducting security test and evaluations (ST&Es) of systems and networks.
* Composing technical mitigations to vulnerabilities.
* Registering/researching systems, applications and networks within DITPR-DON or DADMS.

Familiar with:

* Operating Systems employed by C4I systems
* Networking Technologies
* Encryption Techniques
* Information Assurance
* Contingency Planning
* Project Management
* FISMA Reporting

Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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