Senior Information Assurance/Security Engineer

Choisys Technology, Inc. is an ISO 9001, 20000, and 27001 certified and VA certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Information Technology services provider located outside our nation's capital and in the epicenter of the Government IT industry. Choisys is an information technology infrastructure services provider with offerings in: Systems Engineering, Network Infrastructure Engineering, Video Teleconference Solutions Engineering and Program Management. Our proficiencies are Medical IT Services, Education/Training IT Services and Government IT Services.

Choisys Technology is seeking multiple candidates for a Senior Information Assurance Engineer in Reston, VA. The position requires a candidate to have  an active TS/SCI with ability to pass a CI poly. Telework is not available, this work will be in a SCIF.

  • Perform tasks delegated by the ISSM in support of various information assurance programs such as security authorization activities in compliance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) policies and procedures including System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, A&A packages, and Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM)
  • Maintains operational security posture to ensure information systems (IS), security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed
  • Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support Assessment & Authorization (A&A)
  • Review and analyze system audit logs to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources
  • Conducting vulnerability scans and recognizing vulnerabilities in security systems
  • Ensure that cybersecurity-enabled products or other compensating security control technologies reduce identified risk to acceptable security levels
  • Apply a full range of Cybersecurity policies, principles, and techniques to maintain the security integrity of information systems processing classified information
  • Perform security reviews and identify security gaps in security architecture resulting in recommendations for inclusion in the risk
  • Work with government customers to support computer security incidents and vulnerability compliance
  • Input and maintain system documentation into government record-keeping systems Xacta
  • Provide Configuration Management for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware;
  • Perform risk analysis whenever an application or system undergoes a major change
  • Provide input to the Risk Management Framework process activities and related documentation
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Active TS/SCI clearance adjudication, and ability to pass a CI poly
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical (STEM) field of study with 8+ years of relevant experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • A minimum of 5 of experience as an IA/Security Specialist and OMB Information Security directives/policy compliance.
  • Must hold active Security+, CISSP, CISA, or equivalent certifications (DoD 8570 IAM 2 equivalent)
  • At least 5 years of direct experience and in-depth working knowledge of FISMA and NIST Information Security Guides
  • Understanding of FISMA, NIST, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Federal Information System requirements
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with effective policy, instruction, and development for Federal or DoD Information Security Programs
  • Experience with performing Security Control Assessment in compliance with NIST SP 800- 37, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-53A, and other NIST 800 guide series
  • Experience with risk analysis and assessment determinations incorporating system/mission owner, and unique operational constraints
  • CSAM tool experience is preferred
  • Understanding of FISCAM compliance
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with Xacta
  • Current CI polygraph

Choisys Technology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. The candidate must have the ability to sit for long periods of time, ability to discern colors, ability to read and monitor a computer screen for an extended period.

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