Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Systems Engineer (ISSE) (Sr)

Data Intelligence Technologies - Chantilly, VA

Position Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated, self-directed professional to fill the role of Assessment and  Authorization (A&A) Systems Engineer (ISSE) on our team in Chantilly, VA. This role will serve as the  technical lead to guide multiple development and technical projects through the security Assessment  and Authorization (A&A) process. The A&A Systems Engineer will support broad application A&A portfolio efforts, assisted by technical teams, to develop comprehensive accreditation packages. The  A&A Systems Engineer will work with approving officials to gain approvals through submission, POA&M  reconciliation, and security relevant changes. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal,  verbal, and written skills as well as high-level proficiency in leading Technical Exchange Meetings to  define systems and system security boundaries.  

Required Qualifications: 

  • TS/SCI clearance with appropriate poly
  • Minimum of 8 years experience
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or related or an  additional 6 years of experience in lieu of degree 
  • Experience preparing systems security plans, risk assessment reports, customer responsibility matrices, and security incident response standard operating procedures (SOPs) 
  • Experience preparing security assessment criteria for development teams to comply with all  A&A requirements 
  • Experience briefing customers to guide Accreditation activities 
  • Demonstrated ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals via formal and  informal briefings and Technical Exchange Meetings 
  • A high level understanding of Cloud solutions such as Amazon, Microsoft, or Google Experience developing and refining application development details into Critical Control  matrices 
  • Proficiency in ICD 503 compliance 

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience with the XACTA 360 tool 
  • Information Systems Security Engineer/Officer (ISSE/ISSO) experience 
  • Knowledge of NIST 800 series security documentation

(Req - 071)


Posted On: Wednesday, August 4, 2021

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