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Cyber Security Engineer in Alexandria, VA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/14/2019
  • Job ID:
    FPI 3042-585

Job Description

CALIBRE, an employee-owned Management Consulting and Information Technology Solutions Company, is looking for a Cyber Security Engineer to  support a Department of Defense (DoD) agency as it establishes its cybersecurity infrastructure in order to comply with and support the Department’s and Agency’s cyber mission.

The Cyber Security Engineer’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Advise Agency staff on a range of security-related issues including but not limited to Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation, establishing information system boundaries, assessing the severity of weaknesses, risk mitigation approaches, security alerts, and vulnerabilities
  • Advise system owners and their supporting contractor staff as they work to achieve and/or renew the system’s Authority to Operate (ATO), which includes but is not limited to preparing accreditation packages, continuous monitoring plans, POAMs, risk assessment reports and creating a security plan.
  • Assist with the coordination of Incident Management activities with the appropriate DoD Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) representatives
  • As required, represent the Agency in the Department’s cyber oversight and governance activities
  • Use eMASS to assist in the creation of packages, generating reports, and maintenance of the enterprise baseline for security controls


Required Skills

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Demonstrated experience with all phases of RMF, with particular emphasis managing the ATO process
  • Demonstrated experience with eMASS or a similar tool
  • Demonstrated experience with NIST RMF SP 800-series


Required Experience

  • Five years’ experience in an Information Assurance and/or cybersecurity role (e.g., Security Architects, Systems Engineers, Cyber-Security Engineers, ISSO, Security Control Assessors, CND Analysts or Project Managers) supporting the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security or the Intelligence Community.
  • IAM Level I Certification: CompTIA Security+ CE, GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC), or Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
  • Demonstrated experience with all phases of RMF, with particular emphasis managing the ATO process
  • Demonstrated experience with eMASS or a similar tool
  • Demonstrated experience with NIST RMF SP 800-series
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other relevant discipline; or professional certification in network engineering; or equivalent work experience

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, fluid environment
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Understanding of DoDIN, DISA Information Assurance Guidance, and FEDRAMP Cloud Computing
  • Knowledge of the DoD Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide.
  • Experience responding to information assurance vulnerability alerts (IAVAs), security breaches, USCYBERCOM, and JFHQ-DODIN Task Orders.
  • Experience working in Assessment and Authorization, Secure Operations, and Cybersecurity Governance/Policies for DoD.
  • Experience working in vulnerability analysis, STIGs, and cyber security remediation.
  • Experience planning, developing, implementing, tracking, and maintaining cybersecurity metrics and POAMs.
  • Experience with reviewing Cloud Service Provider System Security Plans.
  • Experience with RMF System Level Continuous Monitoring Plans.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and maintaining agency Incident Response Plans.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and maintaining agency Patch Management Guides.
  • Experience performing technical risk, ACAS/Nessus vulnerability/endpoint malware scanning, and provide eMASS reports for accreditation.
  • Privacy, PII, and PHI cyber expertise (FISMA, HIPPA, Private Impact Assessments)

CALIBRE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and supports transitioning service members, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package. To be considered, please apply via our website at www.calibresys.com. Come join our dynamic team!

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