200301 - Cyber Software Engineer 3
CA-Southern California - San Diego
San Diego
$61.89 to $77.36 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking multiple Cyber Software Engineer 3's for a contract opportunity in San Diego, CA.

This position will perform security engineering within a networking environment or enclave. Perform active evaluations such as compliance and vulnerability tests and adjudicate deviations from acceptable configurations, and policies. Provide Cybersecurity Assessment support and serve as a Cybersecurity expert throughout all stages of acquisition, systems engineering, and maintenance processes. Ensure system designs and implementations are consistent with policies, requirements, and directives, including compliance with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), Security Requirements Guides (SRGs), Center for Internet Security (CIS) Benchmark, Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE), Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) and Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP). Identify Cyber vulnerabilities and compliance issues. Remediate existing vulnerabilities or develop mitigations that minimize risks and work with the program to incorporate findings into the system POA&M.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Administer strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining Assessment and Authorization (A&A) of systems.
Support security process, analysis, coordination, assessment, documentation, software research.
Provide security impacts and risk assessments of new system components and emerging technologies.
Assist in the implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), through the required government policy (i.e., NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37, CNSSI, etc.), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.
Implement, document, test and verify established security requirements.

Bachelor’s degree in one of the qualifying fields of STEM.
In addition to DoD 8570 IAM Level I, one of the following IAT Level II/ IAM Level I Certifications (Network+ CE, or Security+ CE)
Experience with compliance and vulnerability reporting tools (SCAP, ACAS, Nmap, SAST).
Must possess familiarity/knowledge of both Windows and UNIX/Linux based platforms as well as basic systems engineering principles and concepts.
Experience using and working with fundamental information technology principles, concepts and techniques to including software languages, design concepts, test methods, and integration practices.
Experience in the field of cybersecurity including common terms, fundamental technical elements, network security, operating system security, and software security.
Must possess familiarity and conceptual understanding of TCP/IP and Ethernet networking.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with the implementation of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) special publications, federal regulations, and DoD policies.
Experience in documenting the security posture of an information system and reporting on security controls assigned to the system.
Strong organizational, and communication skills and experience working with people at a variety of levels within the organization.
Experience with system vulnerability management and security patch implementation as well as direct experience with DoD A&A activities, security processes, and documentation/reporting using RMF, NIST, or CNSSI guidance as required.
Experience submitting authorization inputs and artifacts to support authorizing authority’s ongoing assessment and authorization decisions.
Experience performing moderately complex security information technology tasks independently and validating security assessments and reviews.
Experience applying security hardening to information systems and networks under the guidance of the RMF.
Masters STEM degree with experience performing Information Systems Security duties In addition to DoD 8570 IAM Level I, one of the following IAT Level II Certifications (Network+ CE or Security+ CE), and one of the following higher level certifications (CEH, CASP+, CISM, CISSP).

Bachelor's Degree required.
School must be accredited.

9/80 workweek.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Taj Johnson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.