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Information System Security Engineer 4

at L3

Posted: 3/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 098346
Keywords: architecture

Job Description

The Information System Security Engineer performs system architecture design, risk assessment, security control selection, implementation, and test planning with respect to information assurance. The ISSE supports the steps one through six of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Security Life Cycle ensuring information assurance is included in the design architecture. The ISSE is responsible for documenting security controls/requirements for inclusion in the system requirements specifications. The ISSE is responsible for developing Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), Security Plans (SP), Security Control Traceability Matrix (SCTM), and other applicable documentation pertaining to documenting an accreditable information system design. ISSE supports software engineers in hardening various operating systems. Individual responsibility includes identifying the information protection needs for systems and networks. Design, develop, and implement system security measures that provide confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation. Review and assist design engineers in overarching system design with a focus on Information Assurance. Interact with customers and accreditation officials to define and achieve required Information Assurance objectives.


Bachelor of Science degree in an Engineering, Math or Sciences field and a minimum of 7 years' experience in System Security Administration and Documentation, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Masters degree in Security Engineering or related field is preferred.
  • Security engineering with C&A experience required.  
  • Experience with aircraft systems integration is desired.  
  • Experience with software design and development from a security perspective would be a plus.
  • Experience hardening SE Linux and Windows based operating systems desired.
  • CAP certification desired.
  • Familiarity with ICD-503 is preferred.
  • Sets highest ethical standards for self and others.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Candidate should hold current Security certification (CISSP preferred), or be able to achieve either certification within 6 months of hire.
Candidate must be able to obtain a DoD security clearance at the Secret level and be able to maintain said clearance which requires US Citizenship.
Candidate must be willing to work a flexible job schedule to include off-shift work and occasional overtime.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.
We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks