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Cyber Security Engineer

Huntsville, Alabama, United States

Axient is seeking aCyber Security Engineerto work with our customer inHuntsville, AL.

  • Develop, review, and update the documentation necessary to assure that government systems meet the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity standards and requirements for DoD and Army systems.
  • Conduct risk assessments and provide recommendations for secure implementation and compliance in accordance with government regulations and information assurance/cybersecurity guidelines.
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting compliance status.
  • Work closely with team and the O-ISSM to provide analysis, evaluations, and recommendations based on design to promote an strong, efficient, and effective security program.
  • Conduct vulnerability scans using ACAS and SCAP, push patches and updates, and mitigate vulnerabilities.
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all Cybersecurity functions, which includes providing Cybersecurity guidance through the Army acquisition life cycle Milestones, designs reviews, contract actions, and secure engineering methodologies.
  • Work closely with systems engineering through acquisition, development, integration, and testing activities to ensure the system or product is secure, survivable and resilient.
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of evolving security threats and risk management.
  • Conduct continuous monitoring of the system security and complete Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) annual assessments.
  • Utilize eMASS in support of the RMF process.
  • Collaborate with the developers and maintain required artifacts in support of RMF specific to each project.
  • Provide inputs for weekly and monthly reports.
  • Coordinate with cyber security team as required to maintain Interim Authority to Test (IATT) or Authority to Operate (ATO).
  • Support engineering and Capability and Limitation (C&L) test events, which includes but is not limited to: Network Integration Evaluation (NIE), Army Interoperability Certification (AIC), Cooperative Vulnerability Penetration Assessment (CVPA), Adversarial Assessment (AA), Security Control Assessments Validation (SCA-V), Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), and Systems of Systems (SoS) Engineering/Record tests.

Required Skills

  • DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Management Level I certification.
  • Must have an active and transferrable DoD security clearance with current investigation at the required level. Must be able to maintain the required clearance

  • Must be willing to travel

Required Experience

  • Must have 3-10 yrs Cybersecurity and RMF implementation experience
  • Must have Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) experience

Preferred Experience

  • Product office support
  • Tactical systems (e.g. C2, Radars, Munitions)

Applicants for positions which require a US government security clearance must meet eligibility requirements to include US citizenship.

Must meet applicable COVID safety requirements and protocols

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