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Information Assurance/Security Engineer 9/14/2016

Phacil Inc. Washington, DC

Company
Phacil Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3842
AJE Ref #
576169878
Location
Washington, DC
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

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Looking for a rewarding and challenging career with a dynamic, growing organization? Phacil is your answer. We have an immediate need for an Information Assurance/Security Engineer to support an important government customer in Washington, DC.

THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT ON AWARD OF WORK AND CUSTOMER APPROVAL

Clearance Level (Required to Start): Public Trust

Daily Job Responsibilities:

Provide leadership to the Department of Education (ED) Information Assurance Services (IAS) team to support the implementation and on-going operation of the NIST Risk Management Framework activities. This includes the six RMF phases:

* System Categorization

* Security Control Selection

* Security Control Implementation

* Assessment of Security Controls

* System Authorization

* Continuous Monitoring

Assists the client to review and maintain the RMF strategic roadmap, implementation plan, and other RMF documentation including templates, guidelines and process flows. Also assist in planning for the on-going operational activities. Develop metrics to evaluate the effectiveness of the RMF program and periodic status reporting. Researches, recommends and manages new and existing tools to support the risk management program.

Required Skills:

* Experience in performing NIST/DISA based security assessments both manually and using appropriate assessment tools

* Demonstrated knowledge of NIST Special Publications including SP 800-53 and 800-37

* Demonstrated knowledge of the use of Common Controls for achieving FISMA compliance

* Excellent oral, written and presentation skills (for stakeholders of all levels including Senior Executive Service (SES)

* Demonstrated technical or auditing experience within government, the U.S. Department of Defense, the financial or health care industries, or IT auditing firms.

Preferred Skills:

* Experience with Department of Justice's Cyber Security Assessment and Management (CSAM) system.

Degree & Years of Experience:

* Bachelor's with 10 - 12 years of experience, or

* Master's with 8-10 years of experience

Certification Requirements:

* Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)

* Project Management Professional (PMP)

* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Travel Requirement: Less than 10%

Additional Information:

Work to be performed on-site at customer facility in Washington, DC and is convenient to Metro. Minimum 8 hours per day to cover core hours of 9-3.

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Phacil is a leading provider of mission-focused, results-driven technology solutions to the federal government. We continually demonstrate Commitment to our customers, Excellence in performance, and Service to the nation. Customers trust Phacil to solve their most complex challenges by delivering uniquely-tailored technology solutions that maximize value and mission success.

Phacil offers a diverse range of technology services, including Software Services, Systems Engineering/Integration and Operations (SEI&O), Cyber Security and Service Desk. Our team of nearly 900 energetic, highly-skilled professionals support customers across the country and abroad.

Phacil continually strives for performance excellence as evidenced by corporate certifications, such as ISO 9001:2015 and ISO/IEC 27001:2013, performing certified ISO/IEC 20000-1:2011 and CMMI Maturity Level 3 (for both Development and Services) work on contracts. Phacil has won numerous awards, including rankings on Washington Business Journal's Top Government Technology Contractors, CRN Solution Provider 500, and Tech Council of MD's Contracting Firm of the Year, to name a few.