Cayuse Holdings
  • 26-Apr-2022 to Until Filled (HST)
  • Cayuse Native Hawaiian Veterans
  • Arlington, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Cayuse Native Hawaiian Veterans (CNHV) provides innovative and flexible solutions to federal government clients, emphasizing excellence in the Asia-Pacific region. CNHV's capabilities, market-relevant service offerings, past performance credentials, and diverse status allow government clients to engage quickly and confidently with CNHV. Core service areas for CNHV include Health & Medical Services, Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), Surface & Underwater Range Clearance, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Executive Briefing Teams, Training, Exercise Support, Computer Facilities, and Emergency Management Services.

SUMMARY:

The Senior IT Security Engineer/Analyst is responsible for leading the implementation, and enforcing of information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies and assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation. Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.

The Senior IT Security Engineer/Analyst oversees the maintenance of records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs , network switches, etc. to include system upgrades. Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies. Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware (U) Develop system security policy and ensures compliance.

All duties and responsibilities performed in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Core Values of Cayuse.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees and evaluates security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program
  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave
  • Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation

  • Oversees and assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system
  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
  • Provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program.
  • Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.

  • Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.
  • Oversees and assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system.
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
  • Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.

  • Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.
  • Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs).
  • Supports security authorization activities in compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework (NIST RMF).

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A technical BS degree from an accredited university, or
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP),and/or
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor, and
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in performing system and application certifications and accreditations.

  • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) certification will be required within 6 months of award, if not CISA.
  • Advanced practical experience in managing all phases of systems C&A activities ranging from early concept development to system retirement.
  • Expert in the processes and documentation requirements for numerous C&A methodologies.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework (NIST RMF).
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced practical experience in managing all phases of systems C&A activities ranging from early concept development to system retirement.

  • Expert in the processes and documentation requirements for numerous C&A methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting Government Agencies preferably the Department of State.
  • Proven record of learning and adapting new technologies

  • Time management skills and the ability to communicate effectively with both stakeholders and technical staff.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision as well as working with a team
  • Solid oral and written communication skills that can be adapted to both the technical, and administrator level.
  • Strong attention to detail
Working Conditions
  • General office environment
  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time looking at computer screen
  • May be asked to work a flexible schedule which may include holidays
  • May be asked to travel for business or professional development purposes
  • May be asked to work hours outside of normal business hours

As an equal opportunity employer, Cayuse Native Hawaiian Veterans is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact our Operations Department at (541) 278-8200 for assistance.

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