Information Systems Security Engineer, Sr

Ft Meade, Maryland
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Jacobs Cyber Security Group is a cyber security engineering and analysis arm of Jacobs Engineering Company. Due to our rapid growth, we have an immediate opening supporting our Information Assurance Program.

The primary role of personnel in this position will be to provide high-level Information Assurance expertise to support the client's mission of assessing and maintaining the security posture of the Agency's information systems.

As a Senior Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE), a candidate will be expected to perform a multitude of activities; including security engineering, vulnerability testing, support continuous monitoring operations, assessing and managing risk, responding to threats, and assist in the development of policies and procedures critical to fulfilling the Agency's IA mission.

- Supports the design, development, implementation, and/or integration of IA architectures, systems, or system components.

- Ensure that the architecture and design of information systems are functional and secure, including program of record systems, and special purpose environments with platform IT interconnectivity

- Conducts system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves, to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements

- Applies IA policy, procedures, and workforce structure to design, develop, and implement secure networking, computing, and enclave environments

- Fourteen years of IA System Architect and Engineer (IASAE) experience, to include recent experience within the last five years, with Defense-in-Depth principles and technology, including access/control, authorization, identification and authentication, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), network and enterprise security architecture

- Two years of experience applying security risks assessment methodology to system development, including threat model development, vulnerability assessments, and resulting security risk analysis

- Knowledge of Federal, NSA, IC, and DoD Information Security regulations, publications, and policy

- DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level 3 requirements, CISSP-ISSAP or CISSP-ISSEP

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting at a desk.

  • May require lifting and carrying supplies.

  • Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Work Environment:

  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)

  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients

  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

Equipment and Machines:

  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation


  • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. If hired for a full-time position, it is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others

  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment

  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace