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Cyber Security Project Engineer, Herndon, Virginia, US

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Cyber Security Project Engineer
Herndon, Virginia, United States
Full time

• Candidate shall provide expert-level security support/guidance to engineering and technical IT related activities within the organization.

• Provide day-to-day support and oversight of all Information Assurance, Certification & Accreditation and Assessment & Authorization activities.

• Responsible for managing the processing of all organizational efforts through the risk management cycle, this includes closely coordinating and track risks, accreditation status, and reporting status across project teams.

• Generate security plans as required and be the security advocate for all system/architecture changes. Assemble and submit C&A packages to Principal Accreditation Authority/ Designated Accreditation Authority.

• Coordinate C&A actions and system testing with appropriate security personnel. Maintain a document repository where C&A project documentation is stored.

• Candidate shall possess a minimum of eleven (11) years of experience in IT security and information assurance
• Experience in an ISSO /ISSE / ISSM role.
• Working knowledge of Intelligence Community Information Assurance policies and regulations and how they relate to the certification and accreditation process.
• Experience authoring and maintaining systems security documentation including documentation of security mitigations and successful completion of DCID 6/3 or ICD503 accreditation process
• Demonstrated experience navigating the Sponsor’s security and accreditation process to include certification and accreditation of an IT system to Authority to Operate (ATO)
• Candidate shall possess knowledge and experience in generating appropriate security documentation to receive proper accreditation from Directorate security personnel and correcting security shortfalls as they are identified through Agency sponsored reviews.
• Experience using XACTA Tool
• Strong technical skills and analytic ability.
• Good communications skills, written and oral.

• The ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance required.

• Up to 10% travel required



Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


Security Clearance Required: yes

Amentum / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBAMN R0091514 2023. 05. 06

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