Cyber-security Specialist (Senior)

Job ID
2017-3194
Experience (Years)
8
Security Clearance
Clearable
US-CO-Denver

Job Description

NetCentrics is a leading provider of enterprise systems management, solutions engineering, applications development, information assurance, computer network defense and cybersecurity for The Department of Defense, Department of Homeland security and other federal agencies. NetCentrics is looking for an Information System Security Officer to support our team in Denver Colorado.  Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National and be willing to submit to a federal background investigation.

 

Specific Areas of Responsibility:

 

  • Advise the system owner regarding security considerations in applications systems procurement or development, implementation, operation and maintenance, and disposal activities (i.e. life cycle management)
  • Assist in the determination of an appropriate level of security commensurate with the impact level
  • Develop and document security impact analysis and business impact analysis
  • Independently develop and review a variety of C&A/A&A deliverables including: System Security Plans, E-Authentication Risk Analysis, Privacy Impact Assessments, Annual Assessments, Contingency Plans, Continuous Monitoring, Interconnect Security Agreements, FIPS 199 Security Categorizations, etc.
  • Reporting all security-related incidents to the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
  • Initiating, with the approval of the ISSM, protective or corrective measures when a security incident or vulnerability is discovered.
  • Developing and maintaining System Security Plan (SSP), and SSP implementation statements.
  • Conducting periodic reviews to ensure compliance with the SSP.
  • Formally notifying the ISSM and Authorizing Official when changes occur that might affect accreditation.
  • Participate in self-assessment of system safeguards and program elements and in certification and accreditation of the system;
  • Participate in risk assessments to periodically re-evaluate sensitivity of the system, risks, and mitigation strategies.
  • Track Remediation efforts in Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Ensuring systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan.
  • Responsible for maintaining and drafting all related IA documentation for staffing through the CG Certification Approval Process.

Requirements:

  • BS in an computer related field of study
  • A minimum of 8 years of demonstrated experience in Information Technology, with 5 years specialized experience and IT Certification or 6 years specialized experience in defining computer security requirements. Must be able to evaluate approved security product capabilities and develop solutions
  • Knowledge of and experience with Federal Privacy requirements to include Privacy Impact Assessments PIA and personally identifiable information (PII).
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the NIST RMF 800-37 and related industry best practices.
  • Must have past experience and be capable of independently developing C&A/A&A deliverables.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Federal Privacy requirements to include Privacy Impact Assessments PIA and personally identifiable information (PII).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as a dynamic, creative personality.
  • As a contingency to employment at NetCentrics, all candidates who are given offers must successfully pass a full background investigation including criminal history, education and employment verifications.

 

 

Desired Experience/Skillsets (Not required): 

  • Experience with Dashboard development for continuous review of IA compliance
  • Experience with Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) Tool implementation
  • Recommended IT certifications include CISSP, CISA, CISM and GIAC
  • Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems.


 *Target star date for position is April 1st, 2018

 

**In order to be considered for this position, you must apply directly through our careers site**

 

NetCentrics is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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