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Cybersecurity System Security Engineer II - Management

Company: K2 Group
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The System Security Engineer's primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting SMC and AFSPC acquisition programs. -The position will provide "day-to-day" support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities to meet NIST Cybersecurity requirements for system assessment & authorization. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the RMF Cybersecurity Specialist for the organization's Systems.
  • Maintain Day-to-Day security analysis of RMF packages to ensure timely updates and notifications.
  • Update RMF Security Control Families as required and properly process through eMASS.
  • Maintain thorough understating of NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-171 controls and determine which controls are applicable to the application, as well as document implementation in Security Controls Tractability Matrix.
  • Provide support and recommendations to Program Managers and Security Authorities to maintain appropriate information assurance (IA) posture(s) for programs and systems.
  • Conduct reviews to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional.
  • Monitor and resolve Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to mitigate system vulnerabilities on assigned Information Systems.
  • Draft and/or prepare and maintain security Assessment and Authorization documentation (e.g. IA SOP, SSP, MSSP, RAR and SCTM)
  • Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration with existing SAP network infrastructures
  • Develop and provide IA risk management recommendations to the customer
  • Represent the Government Program Manager in various SSE related working groups, advisory groups, and advisory council meetings Basic Qualifications: Experience:
    • 6-8 years total experience, including minimum 4 years' experience within SCI or SAR environment. - Minimum 2 years of SAP relevant experience highly desired. Education:
      • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline or equivalent additional experience (4 years) Certifications:
        • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 1 and Information Assurance Manager Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire Security Clearance Requirements:
          • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
          • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
          • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph Other Requirements:
            • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents
            • Full understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG) processes for system accreditation, along with legacy (DITSCAP, DIACAP) processes
            • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partner
            • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
            • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
            • Willingness to travel within the organizational Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation) Physical Requirements:
              • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds Compensation: - -The projected compensation range for this position is $108,900-$138,900. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, K2 Group invests in its employees beyond just compensation. -Benefits: - -K2 Group's benefit offerings include: Medical/ Dental/ Vision Insurance; FSA Medical & FSA Dependent Care; Pre-tax 401(k) & ROTH 401(k) plans; Profit Sharing Plan; Life & Accidental Death Insurance; Short Term/ Long Term Disability; Voluntary Group Life Insurance option; Tuition Reimbursement; Job-related Course Reimbursement; Holiday Pay; and Paid Time-Off.

Keywords: K2 Group, Colorado Springs , Cybersecurity System Security Engineer II - Management, Executive , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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