Information Systems Security Engineer

Location: Fort George G Meade, MD
Date Posted: 03-27-2018

Company Description

Synergy ECP is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business SD(VOSB) that was formed in July 2007 with Headquarters in Columbia, MD and is made up of talented, dedicated staff to provide a broad range of services to the defense, intelligence and health care industries.

In an ultra-competitive environment, Synergy ECP has thrived by adhering to our name, making sure excellence is displayed by our Employees, to our Customers and by Improving Performance (ECP).

It’s what sets us apart, enabling us to be an autonomous yet agile business that delivers huge results - showing we’re ready to meet our customers’ evolving demands.

Synergy ECP has earned a client list that includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, in addition to multiple branches of the US government and military services.

Synergy ECP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/ Full Scope Polygraph

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines. 5 years Security Engineer experience. An additional 4+ years of Security Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 9 years.

Implement Information Assurance and Information Security protections in support of newly formed enterprise audit service to government agencies. 

Critical Skills:
• Experience with system security design processes, defense-in-depth, engineering life-cycle, information domains, principles of CIA (confidentiality, integrity, availability, non-repudiation, access control) and security testing.
• Experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity within the Federal Government. 
• Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs.
• Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking; computing; and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements.
• Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments.
• Assists architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions.
• Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.
• Contributes to the security planning; assessment; risk analysis; risk management; certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations.
• Reviews certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation; providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content.

Desired Skills:
• Excellent foundation in cloud computing, scalable architectures, and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
• Experience with SIEM technologies, Splunk, antivirus, endpoint protection, Cross Domain Solutions, Identity Management, and Microsoft Security Services.
• CISSP certification
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