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Cyber Security Engineer

Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Aptive is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer with IT experience in Cyber Security Policy and threat mitigation. Candidate must be well versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks. Must have familiarity and experience in the implementation of cyber security regulations.This position is a REMOTE opportunity.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS. Bachelor's degree in computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline is required. Minimum of 10yrs related experience (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education). Thorough comprehension of the Risk Management Framework (RMF). Prior experience supporting system Authority to Operate (ATO) processes, and creating artifacts, control implementation details, and POAMs. Thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 Rev. 4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to facilitate meetings, analyze authorization documents and associated artifacts against authorization requirements to identify gaps, establish a schedule to address outstanding authorization requirements, and coordinate directly with system team stakeholders. Able to work independently and in teams. Able to work core business hours of 8AM to 5PM (EST), Monday through Friday. Ability to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance. Legal authorization to work in the U.S.JOB DUTIES. Work with system owners to create their ATO packages. review artifacts for compliance and map those artifacts to the appropriate NIST 800-53 controls (specifically, CCIs). Review control implementation statements for compliance with VA policy. Work with system teams to review/update their POAMs. Help system teams to navigate the eMASS GRC tool throughout each of the RMF steps. Perform activities that are closely aligned to the responsibilities of an ISSO. DESIRED SKILLS. Artifact generation and review experience. Ability to engage with varying degrees of staff/leadership. POAM Lifecycle management. eMASS experience. Understanding of information technology concepts, cloud computing methodologies (PAAS, SAAS, IAAS), Fedramp/AWS GovCloud, network/server topologies and configurations. Certifications: CISSP, CISA, CAP, CISM, CRISC.ABOUT APTIVE.Aptive is a modern federal consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. Our employees receive competitive compensation, along with company-paid health care and short-term disability plans. We also offer a 401K plan with company match, paid time off, flexible savings accounts, commuter benefits and company-sponsored professional education opportunities. Our work inspires people, fuels change and makes an impact. Join our team to be part of positive change in your community and our nation.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

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