Northrop Grumman SWDC/MDST Cyber Systems Engineer 2 in Schriever AFB, Colorado

The SWDC contract is seeking a Cybersecurity Engineer to support an Information System Security Officer (ISSO). This position implements the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)/Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) process in all its phases and manages computer network defense (CND) in accordance with DoD regulations. Responsibilities include: assisting with obtaining and maintaining system Authority to Operate (ATO) and Authority to Connect (ATC) packages; developing and maintaining CND policies and procedures; identifying, documenting, reporting and correcting system vulnerabilities; and managing cyber incident response.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Good understanding of IT networks and systems and the cyber controls necessary to secure them.

  • Ability to evaluate system and network configurations for compliance with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), NIST 800-53 Security Controls and ISO/IEC 15408 Common Criteria to formulate and implement effective high quality RMF accreditation packages.

  • Experience conducting CND operations in a DoD environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated performance of accountability against deadlines

  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks and enjoy working in a collaborative team environment.

  • Strong writing skills to produce the coherent and concise documentation required for certification evaluation

  • Ability to create and work within schedules and timelines.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 Years of cybersecurity applicable experience with a Bachelor's degree in Cyber, Engineering or related discipline; 0 Years with a Master's degree, or 6 years in lieu of a degree

  • Must possess a DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program IAM Level II Approved Baseline Certification or equivalent

  • Must possess current certifications that fall into one or more category: CAP, GSLC, CISM, CASP CE, Associate CISSP, and CISSP

  • Working knowledge of NIST/DoD RMF processes.

  • Understanding of boundary protection devices, including Firewalls and IPS devices and their relationship to network topologies.

  • In-depth experience in O&M sustainment activities

  • Experience working with vendors to expedite installations and repairs to ensure maximum uptime.

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DoD 8570 IA Workforce Improvement Program CNDSP Approved Baseline Certification.

  • Current certifications that fall into one or more category: GCIA, CEH, GCIH, SCYBER, SSCP, CSIH, GCFA,

  • Experience in the configuration and/or operation of ACAS or HBSS

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

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