Computer Security Specialist

Invictus International Consulting, LLC • Suffolk, VA 23432

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Title: Computer Security Specialist

Location: Suffolk, VA

Clearance: Secret


* Provide Information Systems Security Authorization support to DHS/USCG facilities

* Perform System Security Authorization and related IA Continuous Monitoring tasks across multiple customer owned and managed systems

* Work closely with internal and external cyber security stakeholders within CGCYBERCOM, USCGHQ and DHS in maintaining continued FISMA compliance, sustained ATO and effective system security posture

* Conduct security evaluations and assessments

* Perform documentation support services

* Provide Cyber Security operations support services to the Command, Control & Communications Engineering Center


* Associate's degree in Information Systems, Engineering, or related technical field; educational requirements may be substituted with IA/IT security work experience

* Familiarity with DHS, USCG and other federal cyber security policies and guidelines including DHS MD-4300A, USCG COMDTINST 5500.13, DOD 8500.1, and related FIPS and NIST Special Publications

* Knowledge of NIST and DOD IA documentation such as NIST 800.53, NIST 800-37, and RMF

* Experience in the analysis of system weaknesses identified during system security assessments and the related mitigation plans

* Experience in the use of the IACS (XACTA), ACAS, EMASS and HBSS security tools; working knowledge of the Open System Interconnect (OSI) model

* Experience in the creation and of management of required FISMA documents and deliverables

* Working knowledge of RMF and experience in the creation of C&A packages and deliverables

* Experience in the analysis of IAVA bulletins and Cyber Security TASKORDs and providing leadership details on any required actions and related timelines

* Experience in tracking weakness mitigation/patch status and working with system stakeholders in the creation and management of mitigation of POAM's and associated deliverables

* Experience in the analysis of system security and vulnerability assessment results and creation of mitigation plans

* Certifications: must have GSEC, Security+, SSCP, CCNA-Security, MCSE, or CAP; must be able to obtain CISSP, GIAC within 6 months of hire

* DOD Secret clearance required


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