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Cyber Security Engineer

Advertiser
Future Technologies, Inc.
Location
Moorestown, New Jersey, United States
Rate
-

Provide support to the AEGIS Technical Representative Moorestown, NJ for security and cyber information controls support for the AEGIS Combat System (ACS) development and test platforms. AEGIS is the premier naval combat system in the forefront of the defense of the United States and our Allies. Work on increasingly complex components and systems presents you with a challenging and rewarding task offering growth and personal development. The successful applicant will be part of a dynamic team that applies technical skill and knowledge of standards to provide analytical processing leading to the safe and secure operation of development and test sites supporting our ultimate Customer, the men and women afloat who protect us. Our team seeks talented and dedicated teammates desiring to leverage experience gained across multiple disciplines into a satisfying and rewarding career.

Location: Moorestown, NJ

Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance

Overview and Responsibilities:

Work independently to perform research and understand requirements and controls for securing sophisticated equipment and software as part of information systems
Review and apply guidance documents and technical specifications for accuracy, applicability and information system requirement content
Provide verification and validation for the security controls used to securely operate equipment and software in test site installations
As assigned, develop or validate processes based on guidance documents and methods, add details to the process and follow to closure leading to authority to operate information systems in a secure environment
Provide input and develop detailed reports based on assessments and monitoring of information systems security
Recommend process revisions as a means to improve authorization timeliness
Isolate defects based on security scans and follow items to closure
Provide and present technical briefs to Customers
Participate in meetings and discuss observations and other comments
Work independently, or as necessary, lead teams pursuing the above tasks as group projects

Specific Tasking:

Provide Subject Matter Expert (SME) oversight of information security performance for US Navy test sites in the Moorestown NJ area
Apply knowledge of STIGs and NIST documents to ensure correct assembly of packages supporting the authority to operate secure information systems
Participate in Risk Management Framework process activities including steps necessary to assess security controls, support the authorization to operate for information systems and monitor the effectiveness of security controls.
Periodically review status and maintain awareness of authority expirations and prioritize actions to ensure timely processing of packages
Witness and document security scans and provide assessment of performance to the Customer
Provide recommendations to improve the effectiveness of processes used to obtain authority to operate for information systems in support of the development and test of ACS software and hardware.

Required Education and experience:

Education requirement is a Bachelor's of Science Degree in an STEM-based discipline with a minimum of 6 years direct work experience, or a Master's Degree with 2 years relevant experience
Experience in live scans of information system software or hardware
Use of automated tools to analyze information systems under review or scans and present results
Experience may include development or application of cyber-based test methods in related fields such as control systems and some undergraduate studies
Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Experience providing leadership to small teams

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