• Information System Security Engineer L3

    Location US-MD-Ft. Meade
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/28/2018 2:36 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    System and Software Engineering
  • Overview

    WOOD is hiring a Information Systems Security Engineer L3 to join our team in Ft. Meade, MD.  The ISSE performs, or reviews technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommends mitigation strategies.





    • Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs
    • Designs, develops, implements and /or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking , computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements
    • Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments
    • Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions
    • Supports the building of security architectures
    • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures
    • Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle
    • Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations
    • Reviews and /or develops certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content
    • Applies system security engineering expertise in one or more of the following to: system security design process and engineering life cycle


    *All candidates must have a TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph.

    • Twenty (20) years' experience as an ISSE
    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related, technical field
      • A Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related, technical field may be substituted for (2) years of experience
      • (4) Four years additional ISSE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree
    • Compliance with IASAE Level 3 to include both Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) and CISSP Certifications, or an ISSAP and CISSP
    • Experience with MPO C&A process/workflow
    • Experience implementing security policies and controls in accordance with NIST RMF and MPO business processes for security engineering
    • Experience developing/updating C&A documentation.
    • Virtualization experience
    • Experience with security scanning (Nessus)
    • Network, CentOS, and Windows security understanding


    WOOD Consulting Services is headquartered in Fulton, Maryland with an office in Washington, DC. WOOD embraces a simple philosophy… take care of our people and they will take care of our customers. We seek to hire and retain high caliber-talent to meet the needs of our customers with excellent services. For over 20 years, WOOD has followed that philosophy and built a reputation as reliable mission-enablers helping U.S. agencies achieve mission success.


    WOOD is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.



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