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Information System Security Professional - Entry to Expert Level (Maryland and Texas)

National Security Agency (NSA) | Fort Meade MD 20755 USA | Part Time | Posted: 02/27/2024

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ResponsibilitiesInformation System Security Professionals at NSA play a vital role in Security Architecture and Engineering, Communication and Network Security, Software Development Security, Security Operations, Identity and Access Management, Asset Security, and Security and Risk Management: - Defining information system security requirements and functionality - Designing system architectures, modeling, and network designs - Ability to implement systems engineering principles/methodology - Assessing the effectiveness of security solutions against present and projected threats - Producing formal and informal reports, briefings, and direct input to the customer regarding security and functionality of requirements, system architecture, application security, and security planning - Understanding concepts, principles, structure and standards used to design, implement, monitor and secure operating systems, equipment, networks, applications and controls to enforce levels of confidentiality, integrity and availability - Conducting security engineering/hardening of the latest operating systems, tailoring them for use in the specific mission area - Reviewing requests for security relevant changes on the mission infrastructures, ensuring risk is adequately mitigated - Understanding of cryptography, cloud technologies, and ability to program (Python, Java, etc.) - Knowledge of Systems Lifecycle Development, Threat Intelligence, and Incident Management - Ensuring appropriate operational security posture is maintained for a system or program; assessing compliance with the Federal Government's Risk Management Framework (RMF), as maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Providing recommendations on Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) - Working with system owners to accredit/re-accredit critical mission systems Depending on their experience and preferences, Information System Security Professionals are hired into positions directly supporting a technical mission office or into the Cybersecurity Engineering Development Program (CSEDP). The development program is 3 years in length and combines formal training and diverse work assignments.
noreply@intelligencecareers.gov. For job vacancies that include stated testing requirements, also include the following: @uwe.nsa.gov, @nsa.gov, and @pearson.com** U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. Please visit our Diversity link for more information https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/NSA/diversity-and-inclusion.

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Location Fort Meade, MD, 20755, United States
Categories Information Technology

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