Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) - 6670 in Fort Belvoir, VA at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 8/1/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Requisition Number: 6670 

Enlighten, honored as a Top Workplace from the Baltimore Sun, is a leader in big data solution development and deployment, with expertise in cloud-based services, software and systems engineering, cyber capabilities, and data science. Enlighten provides continued innovation and proactivity in meeting our customers’ greatest challenges. 
We recognize that the most effective environment for your projects doesn’t always look the same. Our hybrid work approach ensures that you can make lasting relationships with your team and collaborate in-person to get the job done—while having the flexibility to work from home when needed to achieve focused results. 
Why Enlighten?
At Enlighten, our team’s unwavering work ethic, top talent and celebration of innovative ideas have helped us thrive. We know that our employees are essential to our company’s success, so we seek to take care of you as much as you take care of us. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:
•    100% paid employee premium for healthcare, vision and dental plans.
•    10% 401k benefit. 
•    Generous PTO + 10 paid holidays.
•    Education/training allowances.

Job Description

Enlighten is looking for an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE).  Candidate will perform system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves, to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements. The candidate should understand distributed architectures and cloud-based systems for big data applications. This role is supporting the customer on-site in Ft. Belvoir, VA.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Will create, review and edit authorization documentation for completeness and accuracy in accordance with federal and DoD policy. 
  • Implement DoD system accreditation processes (DIACAP acceptable and RMF preferred).
  • Assess use case and operational risk of integrated open source, and GOTS/COTS software components. 
  • Will use vulnerability management systems, automated security scanning tools, and system accreditation record systems. 
  • Must be able to grasp new concepts, facilitate information exchanges for data gathering, and collaborate with diverse audiences. 
  • Will follow established processes where applicable, and establish and execute defensible processes where none are prescribed. 
  • Provide security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management support. 
  • Recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements and guide the development team in meeting the security posture requirements. 
  • Support the Government in the enforcement of the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures. 
  • Must apply existing knowledge of IA policy, procedures, and workforce structure to design, develop, and implement secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.
  • Must be able to interact well with others to complete work.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Security Clearance - A current TS/SCI level U.S. Government clearance is required and therefore all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen.  Candidates with a Polygraph are highly desired. Will be processed for a Polygraph if candidate doesn't have a current one. 
  • 9+ years of experience as an ISSE with large multi-tiered programs and Bachelors in related field; OR 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; OR High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Experience implementing DoD system accreditation processes (DIACAP acceptable and RMF preferred).
  • A working knowledge of TCP/IP suite of protocols and services, computer architectures, and network topologies is required.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with IAT Level II (SSCP, Security+, CCNA-Security, or GSEC certification)
  • Experience with DISA STIGs and SRGs, vulnerability management systems, mitigation and compliance processes, and reviewing results from automated security scanning tools.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team is needed.

Preferred Requirements

  • CISSP is highly desired


We have many more additional great benefits/perks that you can find on our website at []. 
Enlighten, an HII Company, is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans and Disabled Employer. U.S. citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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