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Tracking Code RDTE-19-1154-Z
Job Code 19-1154
Posting Title Systems Security Engineer
Post Date 3/26/2020
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel No Travel Required
City Dahlgren
State VA
Country US
Description SYSTEMS SECURITY ENGINEER (RDTE-19-1154-Z):

Bowhead is seeking a Systems Security Engineer in Dahlgren, VA. Will be responsible for supporting a specific government program Information Assurance Security Engineer (IASE). This includes becoming familiar with the program systems/technology, program documentation, and system architecture drawings.

Essential functions for the Systems Security Engineer include:

• Developing a variety of IA related documentation, to include but not be limited to, Platform Information Technology (PIT) designation requests, PIT Risk Assessment requests, DoD IA Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) plans
• Be responsible for will creating Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
• Coordinating host and network vulnerability assessments with system administrators and developing strategies to mitigate discrepancies
• Will closely support and interact with the IASE, system administrators, system engineers, and system developers

Requirements • A Bachelor’s degree is highly desired but at least five (5) years of related on the job experience and/or training is required. Additional experience may be substituted for formal education for the highly qualified candidate.
• Must have knowledge of DoD security and IA requirements as outlined in DoDI 8500.2 and the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIG).
• Current knowledge of DoD Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) policies and standards is required.
• Must have extensive knowledge of basic to advanced UNIX and Windows system administration.
• Must meet DoD 8570 Information Assurance Management Level II certification requirements at time of employment; CompTIA CASP or ISC2 CISSP.
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts. To receive and respond to instructions/assignments, must be able to read, write and speak English.
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.


SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the SECRET level, however candidates with an active TOP SECRET clearance are highly sought. Candidates possessing a SECRET clearance must be eligible to receive a TOP SECRET clearance upon hire. US Citizenship is a requirement for this contract.


Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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