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Desktop Services Information Assurance Engineer

Company: Perspecta
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Job Description:

Overview Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves-to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways-not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce-14,000 strong-stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together. Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories Responsibilities Description: The candidate will serve as a member of the of the Desktop Environment (DTE) team, directly supporting the DTE Integrated Program Office (IPO). Primary responsibilities will include the integration of the Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 with systems engineering to maintain the security posture of the Desktop Environment. The DTE Systems Engineer functional responsibilities shall include the working security issues with NGA security teams, development and maintenance of related security artifacts, and reporting to DTE IPO leadership and stakeholders. Tasks include:

  • Provide SME support to IPO on ICD 503, NIST 800 series and the Risk Management Framework.
  • Support day-to-day security/engineering tasks as required in the development, generation, and technical vetting of program studies/trades/plans and/or documents.
  • Development and implementation of RMF to support the assessment of Desktop Services as new capacity, locations, and capabilities are added to the current baseline.
  • Participate in the assessment of technical reviews, briefings, conferences, studies, trade analysis, monthly progress reviews, monthly business reviews, contract data deliverables, performance models/simulation trades supporting legacy system and future system performance analysis.
  • Ensures community requirements are captured and analyzed in accordance with existing system security directives, policies, and requirements.
  • Provide leadership to assure "best engineering" practices are applied across the Desktop Services programs and projects.
  • Collect and apply "lessons learned" across supported DTE projects, as applicable.
  • Support and/or lead various technical meeting and boards, take and distribute minutes, as required.
  • Participate in internal and external forums and develop recommendations relating to the DTE program direction and guidance.
  • Support and/or lead ad hoc studies and independent studies as required.
  • Maintain knowledge of current technology and provide advice to the program leads on technology advancements.
  • Provide expertise in the management of risks (to include risk identification, quantification, and mitigation).
  • Provide configuration management support including Security Impact Determination Requests (SIDR)/Concept of Operations preparation, technical review, and coordination.
  • Assist DTE Assessment &Authorization (A&A) lead in monitoring and tracking program schedule, action items and discrepancy reports, create and maintain master schedules of projects.
  • Participation in DNI activities including the IC Informationn Security Risk Management Committee (ISRMIC) and DNI engineering efforts that impact DTE..
  • Prepare graphics, reports, engineering data and analysis in support of Government directed studies, reviews, conferences and briefings, as required.
  • Capture risks/opportunities and track mitigation steps to closure of risk or realization of opportunity. Qualifications Required Qualifications:
    • Active TS/SCI Clearance
    • Bachelor's degree in CS / Math / Science / Engineering or related technical experience
    • 11+ years of experience in related field
    • 5 years of recent Information Security Systems Management experience
    • Demonstrated proficiency and understanding of ICD 503 standards, security overlays, and practices
    • Experience performing activities related to System Assessment and Authorization (A&A)
    • Knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency applying SE&I processes
    • Systems Analysis Experience - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes
    • Ability to identify technology gaps in current capabilities and processes
    • Experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative technical solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
    • Experience troubleshooting and problem-solving technical and non-technical issues
    • Demonstrated ability/experience identifying/solving problems reviewing related info to develop/evaluate options and implement solutions with minimal supervision &/or direction
    • Strong analysis and quality assessment skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently (self-managing) & within a team environment
    • Strong oral & written communications skill with senior government & contractor personnel
    • Demonstrated ability to explain technical issues clearly and accurately to both technical and non-technical audiences
    • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-contractor / government / commercial organizations
    • Demonstrated ability to adjust to changing priorities
    • Proficient with MicroSoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project)
    • Experience with maintaining XACTA program records. Desired Qualifications:
      • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, or related scientific or technical discipline
      • DoD 8570 compliant at IAT III/IAM I
      • CISSP certified (preferred)
      • Security+ certified (minimum)
      • Relevant Systems Engineering & Integration (INCOSE), IT (ITIL) and Agile certifications
      • Broad knowledge of the NGA and other Intelligence Community (IC) and DoD architectures and missions, both as-is and future vision
      • Customer-service and goal oriented
      • Familiarity with NGA and mission partner data and architecture systems. Options

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