• Cybersecurity Engineer - Mid

    Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    GovernmentCIO is currently looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer - Mid to join our team to support one of our government clients.  The Cybersecurity SME will assist the ISSO in the development of a long-term cybersecurity strategy and provide expertise and develop artifacts corresponding to the responsibilities listed below.


    The Cybersecurity Engineer - Mid will:

    • Recommend security control objectives.
    • Provide assessment of current cybersecurity status.
    • Recommend security domain model.
    • Offer cybersecurity related plan of actions and milestones.
    • Provide SA&A services to support the development of security documentation
    • Conduct annual assessment as determined by the ISSO. 
    • Plan, implement and upgrade security measures and controls
    • Protect digital files and information systems against unauthorized access, modification or destruction
    • Maintain data and monitor security access
    • Conduct internal and external security audits
    • Manage network, intrusion detection and prevention systems
    • Analyze security breaches to determine their root cause
    • Recommend and install appropriate tools and countermeasures
    • Define, implement and maintain corporate security policies
    • Security awareness training
    • Coordinate security plans with outside vendors

    GCIO seeks a Cybersecurity Engineer - Mid with the following:

    • Knowledge of security control implementation
    • Knowledge of security operations 
    • Knowledge of system security engineering
    • Knowledge of SDLC, security tools and technologies
    • Knowledge of NIST Cybersecurity Framework (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, Recover) new framework that D/A are applying to their cybersecurity program and it is how they are reporting FISMA metrics to DHS
    • Knowledge of GRC (governance, risk management, compliance)
    • Knowledge of FISMA
    • Knowledge of 800-53 controls
    • Excellent analysis and writing skills


    Education Requirements: Bachelors - BA/BS

    Years of Experienced Required: Minimum 5 years experience engineering cybersecurity projects

    Required Certification: Active CISSP certification, active CCSP or other equivalent cloud certification, and
    Demonstrated Subject Matter expertise in SA&A and SDLC

    Clearance: Secret or Level 5: Public Trust - Moderate Risk. Contractor/subcontractor employees assigned to Level 5 positions with no previous investigation and approval shall undergo a Suitability Determination and a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI), or a Limited Background Investigation (LBI).


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