Cybersecurity Specialist II

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. Denver, CO

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Job Descriptions: ** Contingent upon contract award. Responsible for providing assistance in reviewing, monitoring, and updating Cybersecurity documentation as related to USBR Cybersecurity Risk Management. Essential Job Functions/Knowledge:Under minimal supervision, perform as a member of a team consisting of other cybersecurity engineers and specialists in the application of technical and functional expertise to support on-site compliance assessments and security engineering and advisory for federal networks, information systems, and applications using standards such as FISMA and NIST guidance. Candidate will possess one or more areas of specialization in cybersecurity and/or FISMA fields. Specific duties may Entail:· Serve as a cybersecurity professional with specialized skills in one of more areas of FISMA, Risk Management Framework (RMF) for federal IT, or other fields.· Function in support of Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) advising federal clients on security protocols and compliance measures for a variety of systems.· Assist senior engineer(s) with FISMA assessments, including coordination, preparation, execution, and concluding documentation.· Utilize common Information Assurance (IA) assessment tools and techniques· Support the development of technical and programmatic documentation for dissemination to a wide audience, often in the form of verbal and visual updates, technical reports, and/or briefings.· Apply understanding of cybersecurity concepts, practices, and tools to administer security efforts for complex federal networks and information systems.· Maintain on-going awareness of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends.· Support the development and maintenance of necessary technical documentation and standard operating procedures (SOPs). Required Experience: · At least 3 years of general or specialized IT experience.· At least 4 years of experience in conducting FISMA assessments and cybersecurity engineering such as in an ISSO/ISSM or cybersecurity engineer role.· Functional knowledge of FISMA, NIST 800-53 , and associated controls and practices.· Understanding of emerging cybersecurity threats and trends, including an ability to describe highly publicized cyber intrusions within the last year.· Familiarity with networking and systems administration. Education Requirements:· An Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, IT Management, or related discipline is highly preferred Certification Requirements:· Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification preferred Keyword: FISMA,RMF, cybersecurity,Risk Management, From: Kratos Defense