Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) – TS/SCI

Job Description Summary

Maximus is looking for an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to join a cyber team in Arlington, VA.

Who We Seek:
• Passion Seekers. You genuinely care about the work that you do and its impact on society.
• Self-Starters. You’re a go-getter who isn’t afraid to step up and disrupt the status quo.
• Entrepreneurs. You bring fresh ideas to the table, work hard, develop business, and consistently seek new challenges.
• Collaborators. You’re a great contributor to a high performing team that accomplishes great feats for our clients.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Manage and infrastructure service account tracking repositories
• Operate and maintain (O&M) security assets that include Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Intrusion detection (IDS), data loss prevention (DLP), and security audit log repositories and databases.
• Design, build, and maintain big data audit log management solutions using traditional and team developed tactics, tools, and repositories
• Configure ESS, ACAS, Splunk, and other tools

Ideal Candidate: Candidates who are highly motivated, passionate in their IT security tradecraft, and looking to make a positive difference every day are best suited for this position. Candidates should possess a general level of understanding and basic level of experience across all team roles and responsibilities with a concentration of significant experience in at least 2-3 skill sets below.

Basic Skills & Qualifications:
• B.S. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar degree
• Certification Requirement: DoD 8570 compliant, Security+ required
• 3-5 years security system engineering, system operations & maintenance (O&M) Security Information & Event Management (SIEM), firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), audit log formatting/databases, and other types of data management technologies such as Splunk, ELK.
• 3-5 years application development using software development lifecycle (SDLC) process and tools
• 3-5 years system and application Certification & Accreditation (C&A), System Assessment & Authorization (SA&A), and/or Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V)
• 2-5 years security system monitoring, syslog and traffic analysis, and incident response
• 2-3 years developing and maintaining standard operating procedures and work instructions
• 2-3 years fulfilling Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and/or Information System Security Representative (ISSR) role
• 2-3 years fulfilling Windows and/or Unix administrator

Desired Skills/Qualifications:
• BS or equivalent + 7 yrs related experience, or MS + 5 yrs related experience
• System Administrator or Network Engineering background
• Demonstrated ability to build trusted advisor relationships with clients

Clearance Required: Active DOD Top Secret with SCI (TS/SCI)

As a federal contractor, Maximus is subject to Executive Order 14042 and the Safe Workforce Task Force’s COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors. All employees will need to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment and new hires/employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination.

Job Summary

Maximus is looking for an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to join its team in Arlington, VA.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-Manage and infrastructure service account tracking repositories
-Operate and maintain (O&M) security assets that include Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Intrusion detection (IDS), data loss prevention (DLP), and security audit log repositories and databases.

Required Skills:

-BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar degree

-8570 compliant, CompTIA Security+ required
-3-5 years security system engineering, system operations & maintenance (O&M) Security Information & Event Management (SIEM), firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Data Loss Prevention (DLP), audit log formatting/databases, and other types of data management technologies such as Splunk, ELK.
-3-5 years application development using software development lifecycle (SDLC) process and tools
-3-5 years system and application Certification & Accreditation (C&A), System Assessment & Authorization (SA&A), and/or Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V)
-2-5 years security system monitoring, syslog and traffic analysis, and incident response
-2-3 years developing and maintaining standard operating procedures and work instructions
-2-3 years fulfilling Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and/or Information System Security Representative (ISSR) role
-2-3 years fulfilling Windows and/or Unix administrator or similar administration role or support

Desired Skills: 

Desired Skills/Qualifications:
-BS or equivalent + 7 years related experience, or MS + 5 years related experience
-System Administrator or Network Engineering background

-Demonstrated ability to build trusted advisor relationships with clients

Clearance Required: Active DOD Top Secret with SCI

As a federal contractor, Maximus is subject to Executive Order 14042 and the Safe Workforce Task Force’s COVID-19 Workplace Safety Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors. All employees will need to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment and new hires/employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination.

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.

As a large employer and Federal contractor, Maximus is subject to various vaccine mandates across our lines of business. Maximus is committed to complying with any applicable vaccine mandates. The specific vaccine requirements for this position will be outlined throughout the selection process. Individuals who believe they may qualify for a medical or religious accommodation will have the opportunity to apply for an accommodation following an offer of employment.

EEO Statement

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.
Job ID : 2022-76633

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