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Computer Systems Security Specialist Remote US

Company: General Dynamics Information Technology
Location: Sandy
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Job Description:

Type of Requisition: RegularClearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: SecretJob Family: Cyber SecurityJob Description:The position will support a Department of Defense program that is playing a major role in leveraging the commercial transportation industry to support the movement and relocation of DoD personnel, equipment, and supplies. As part of this effort, GDIT has deployed software/database development teams leveraging Agile/Scrum processes to deliver updates through repeated sprint cycles. The position requires the successful candidate to assess and manage ATO and IATT packages to ensure full STIG compliance under RMF processes in cloud-based environments.Responsibilities:

  • Validating and verifying system security requirements and establishing system security designs for large-scale systems, major system elements, and interfacing systems that are part of a large complex network environment with geographically distributed components.
  • Identifying and recommending appropriate information security controls and functionality to ensure uniform application of security policy and enterprise solutions.
  • Recommending and developing technical solutions, products, and standards based on current and desired system security architecture.
  • Assessing and mitigating system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Leading and/or contributing to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for various system and networking operations.
  • Provide program specific input for the development of new application security documentation and the updating of existing application security documentation to facilitate the security accreditation of the GFM system, and the EDI and SOA environments IAW the current certification and accreditation guidance DODD 8140.01 - will be migrating to NIST Risk Management Framework model).
  • Sustain the application and its environment in compliance with the DISA STIGs. The results of the DISA STIG documentation must always reflect the current status of the system; provide monthly updates.
  • Provide updates to existing certification and accreditation documentation, such as network diagrams, ports and protocol matrix, application certification package created during release cycle, and other existing documentation. This documentation is required whenever changes are made that may affect the security posture of the application environment.
  • Provide a monthly update, no later than the last business day of the month, to the PM for the applications RMF and/or DIACAP Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M). POA&Ms are maintained within the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Communicating with Program Managers and POCs from customer organizations when necessary regarding security issues of significant importance.
  • Participating in program increment planning and related agile team activities.
  • Working closely with System Engineering, Test Engineering, and Integration teams to ensure that the hardware and software architecture and implementation meets the security requirements for processing classified information.
  • Analyzing and assessing system implementation against multiple security compliance policies and recommending and implementing enhancements.
  • Evaluating the impact of new development on the operational security posture of the system.
  • Evaluating, reviewing, and testing security-critical software.
  • Proposing, assessing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Auditing and assessing system security configuration settings using common methodologies and tools.
  • Managing and enforcing security strategies and policies that effect various components of the geographically distributed systems.
  • Evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet customer specified requirements for processing classified information.
  • Providing configuration management for security-relevant information system software.
  • Serving as a subject matter expert in security architecture to include providing advice to Program Managers, Customer technical experts, and internal program teams.
  • Supporting risk assessment, risk management, security control assessment, continuous monitoring, service design, and other IA program support functions.
  • Working with development teams to enrich team-wide understanding of different types of vulnerabilities, attack vectors and remediation approaches.Minimum/General Experience/Requirements:
    • BA/BS degree and 5+ years of relevant experience (additional experience may be substituted for a Degree).
    • Must have experience applying Risk Management Framework.
    • Must have experience formulating and assessing IT security policy.
    • Must have demonstrated knowledge of and experience with common security tools, such as Nessus, NMAP and Wireshark hardware/software security implementation, communication protocol, encryption techniques/tools, and web services.
    • Must have experience with secure configurations of commonly used desktop and server operating systems.
    • Must be comfortable working on multiple systems and components simultaneously in various configurations.
    • Must be able to effectively plan and prioritize tasking and communicate clearly regarding technical options and trade-offs.
    • Must be capable of performing high quality work both independently and with a team in a fast-moving environment.
    • DoD 8570 compliance IAM-II certification
    • Active Secret ClearancePreferred Requirements:
      • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification
      • Experience with DoD RMF processes
      • Experience with DoD eMASS systems.
      • Experience providing information assurance support for application development that includes system security certifications and project evaluations for firewalls that encompass the development, design, and implementation.COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Keywords: General Dynamics Information Technology, Sandy , Computer Systems Security Specialist Remote US, IT / Software / Systems , Sandy, Utah

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