Info Security Systems Engineer (ISSE) [2022-085]


ITS is seeking an Information Security Systems Engineer (ISSE) to lead cyber efforts on programs in the Space Range Systems portfolio of systems. Must have proficient understanding of RMF accreditation processes (collateral and SCI) as well as an overall understanding of IT architecture. Must have experience with Linux, Windows and Cisco environments and agile system development processes.

Required Skills:

• Provide leadership and technical execution support of information security activities associated with the authorization and accreditation (A&A) of information systems and data using NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) (and derivative, e.g., ICD 503, DOD 8510) processes and tools (e.g., eMASS, Xacta).

• Support security engineering activities, including basis of estimate development, requirements development, design, test, configuration management and maintenance of information systems and data.

• Assist program in the development of, policies and procedures for, emerging security technologies and proposals.

• Support security certification and vulnerability assessment activities as required.

• Support the evaluation, qualification, testing and delivery of security architecture improvement, and obsolescence replacement.

• Support information assurance data collection and continuous monitoring activities for assigned information systems.

• Experience in writing and managing RMF body of evidence documents (e.g., System Security Plan (SSP), Security Compliance Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Risk Assessment Report (RAR), Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) Plan, and Security Assessment Plans and Procedures (SAPP)).

• Experience in securing operating systems (Windows, Linux, Cisco IOS, etc.).

• Experience with application of Secure Template Implementation Guides (STIGs).

• Experience in configuration and use of cyber defense and vulnerability assessment tools such as ACAS, SCC, HBSS/ESS.

• Familiarity with Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD), agile system development, and DevSecOps tools and processes.

• Self-motivation, able to work well independently and within inter-disciplinary engineering teams.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Principles of data flows (e.g., TCP/IP, OSI model).

• Work will be performed on-site. Remote work will be approved when necessary.

• DOD 8570.01M IAT 2 certification

• Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 6 years of prior relevant experience, or • Graduate Degree and a minimum of 4 years of prior related experience.

4-6+ years depending on education.

Colorado Springs, CO



In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $115,000 - $140,000. Please note, salary is based on education, experience, and responsibilities.

U.S. Citizenship is required. EOE including disability/vet
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