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Cyber Systems Security Engineer – Senior

Location: Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio Categories: Engineering Req ID: 2022-6683 Potential to Telecommute: No

Job Description

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Position Overview:

MTSI is seeking an Information Systems Security Manager ISSM in join our team in Beavercreek, OH. 

Why is MTSI known as a Great Place to Work?

  • Interesting Work:  Our co-workers support some of the most important and critical programs to our national defense and security.  
  • Values: Our first core value is that employees come first.  We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. 
  • 100% Employee Ownership: we have a stake in each other's success, and the success of our customers.  It's also nice to know what's going on across the company; we have company wide town-hall meetings three times a year.  
  • Great Benefits: 
    • 20 days PTO/year + 10 holidays/year
    • Flexible schedules
    • 6% 401k match with immediate vesting
    • Semi-annual bonus eligibility (July and December)
    • Company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) - a separate qualified retirement account
    • Up to $10,000 in annual tuition reimbursement
    • Other company funded benefits
    • Optional zero deductible Blue Cross/Blue Shield health insurance plan
  • Track Record of Success:  We have grown every year since our founding in 1993

For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com

Responsibilities:

The candidate will serve as a Systems Security Engineer/Information Systems Security Officer/Information Systems Security Manager Senior for multiple classified networks and capabilities supporting an Air Force Lifecycle Management Center Acquisition Program Office at Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio. The ISSE serves as the Program Office’s information security professional responsible for conducting information system security engineering activities that capture and refine information security requirements and ensures that network security requirements are effectively integrated into information systems. This position requires 100% customer location work (Wright Patterson AFB)—Work from Home opportunities are by extreme exception and only for unique situations.

• Provide technical input, recommendations, and assistance with the implementation of both higher and granular-level cyber security approaches, methods and solutions that incorporate and maintain compliance to requirements resulting from laws, regulations, and other pertinent guidance.
• Advise the ISO and PSO concerning the impact levels for confidentiality, integrity, and availability for the information on customer information systems.
• Evaluate threats and vulnerability to customer information systems to ascertain the need for additional safeguards.
• Review and approve customer’s information system security assessment plan which is comprised of the SSP, the SCTM, and the Security Control Assessment Procedures.
• Ensure security assessments are completed for customer’s information systems.
• Prepare the final security assessment report (SAR) which includes assessment results and findings, at the conclusion of each security assessment activity.
• Initiate a POA&M with identified weakness and suspense dates for each customer information system based on findings and recommendations from the SAR.
• Evaluate security assessment documentation and provide written recommendations for security authorization to the AO
• Develop recommendation for authorization and submit the security authorization package to the AO.
• Assess proposed changes to customer information systems, their environment of operation, and mission needs that could affect system authorization.
• Provide purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration of customer’s information systems.
• Provide inputs to development teams responsible for designing and developing organizational information systems and upgrading legacy systems.
• Employ best practices when implementing security requirements for WWG information systems including software engineering methodologies, system/security engineering principles, secure design, secure architecture, and secure coding techniques.
• Keep abreast of current and new security technologies and threats.
• Research and review proposed new systems, networks, and software designs for potential security risks and impacts; recommend mitigation, countermeasures, or other options.
• Identify integration issues related to the implementation of new systems within the existing infrastructure; recommend mitigation and/or resolution options.
• Risk Framework Management and Framework (RMF) certification packages experience

Qualifications:

• Must Possess an active Top Secret security clearance, current within five (5) years, based upon a T5 or T5R investigation (formerly known as Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) or SSBI Periodic Review (SBPR)).
• Must have the appropriate DoD 8570 Information Assurance Management certification level, including Security+ Level 2, and CISSP Level 3 certifications.
• Minimum of 10 years of relevant DoD experience.
• No less than three (3) years’ experience in a SAP and/or SCI environment within the least five (5) years


• BS Degree required; Masters degree is desired

• Must be eligible for Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Programs (SAP) access.

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Opportunities at MTSI

MTSI maintains an outstanding work environment that includes competitive compensation, outstanding benefits, the opportunity to be an employee-owner, and challenging work assignments with significant opportunities for advancement/career growth. To be considered for employment opportunities at MTSI, you must complete an online application.

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