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Information System Cyber Security Engineer
Job CategoryCyber Security
Clearance LevelTop Secret
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code18:BC-ITS9-008
Job Description
Solidus is searching for an Information System Cyber Security Engineer to help design, implement, and test all security aspects of the hardware and software developed and deployed in support of Government users. The Cyber Security Engineer will serve as the security architect/engineer integrated into larger engineering team. Tasks performed by this position include: 

Inspections and Compliance
- Develops Certification Test and Evaluation procedures to support accreditation and self-inspection efforts
- Provides and implements technical solutions to meet required security postures based on industry best practice and JSIG guidance
- Designs and implements continuous monitoring solutions to conduct vulnerability scanning, assesses vulnerabilities & makes recommendations/corrections after determining best measure to mitigate threat
- Assists ISSM in developing improvement plans to counter adverse trends
- Implements ICD/JSIG RMF standards to meet the mandated security posture

Security Integration/Systems Administration
- Implements automated processes for software patching/antivirus updates/data backups to all systems in accordance with the SSP
- Develops and applies security lockdown policies to operating systems including Windows and Red Hat Linux
- Configures Active Directory, Group Policy, backup and recovery, and domain configuration to meet NIST 800-53 control requirements
- Participates in the security development and maintenance of networks to throughout the RMF process to meet customer and sponsor needs
- Develops and maintains formal IT Security Plan with designated security manager
- Assist System Administrators and Information System Security Officers in the remediation of vulnerabilities

The successful candidate will join a team that has researchers developing software tools that can help the military track, monitor, control, and protect valuable satellites. The decision support software must rapidly ingest data from various sensors and databases, and then integrate those data to create a reliable picture of the current state of the satellites and make predictions about evolving activities in space. Such space situational awareness is important for military personnel who manage U.S. space assets. We also use this software to build simulations that researchers and military operators can use in training or in planning exercises.

-Active Top Secret Clearance 
-BS OR Associate's degree + at least 1 Cert., + min. 5 yrs experience
-In depth knowledge of configuring operating systems such as Red Hat Linux, Windows 10 and Windows Server 2016
-Technical experience securing and operating virtualization technologies such as VMWare VMware vSphere ESXi 6.0 or newer Current Top Secret Clearance Working experience directly related to certification and authorization using the following:

*NIST 800-53 / Risk Management Framework (RMF)
*Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG)
*Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503
*National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) Chapter 8
*Joint Air Force, Army, Navy (JAFAN) 6/3

-5 - 7 years of IT Security experience in DoD Industrial Security is desired, preferably in a compartmented program environment. 
-DoD 8570 1AM Level I (Security+) Baseline Certification and an operating system certification (Linux/Windows)

Preferred Skills:
-Experience using vulnerability scanning tools such as ACAS, SCAP, RETINA, WASP, SECSCN
-Experience implementing an audit reduction tool such as Splunk.
-Experience using endpoint security products and McAfee ePolicy Orchestration tools

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm