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Cybersecurity Engineer-RMF Specialist

La Jolla Logic San Diego, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

La Jolla Logic (LJL) is an advanced technology and information system security solutions firm founded in 2011 in San Diego, CA. LJL's mission is to pioneer innovative, high-quality and best value specialty technology and engineering services to customers in the federal government and commercial marketplace.

We are looking for several Full-Time Cybersecurity Engineers with RMF Expertise. The qualified candidate will be working on the security engineering team supporting engineering activities in a rapid development environment to support the specification, development, and application of computer security technologies, cybersecurity and information assurance management techniques to DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) systems. As a Cybersecurity engineer on our project, you’ll analyze the cyber posture of complex DoD/IC systems, provide critical expertise to mitigate Cyber risk, and develop solutions to ensure these programs support mission critical operations and deliver needed Cybersecurity functionality.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Leading and supporting cyber system engineering teams
  • Leading Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities for DoD and Intelligence Systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework and ICD-503 guidelines
  • Coordinate with Echelon II, SCA and NAO to facilitate system authorization
  • Supporting offensive architecture analysis and design of defense-in-depth solutions
  • Developing and assessing system security plans including, security concepts of operation, risk management matrix, security control traceability matrix, security test procedures, and plan of action and milestones
  • Conducting and/or analyzing vulnerability assessments to validate system compliance with RMF controls and DISA Security Technical Information Guidelines (STIGS)
  • Analyzing static code scans and dynamic code scans to validate Application Security and Development STIG compliance
  • Leading and coordinating security test event teams to achieve accreditation milestones
  • Verifying and validating vulnerability resolutions and/or mitigations
  • Effectively communicate work plans, milestones (POAM), and obstacles to clients; able to communicate, explain, or defend ideas or information clearly. Listen to others and recognize potential miscommunications, offer clarity.
  • Ability to effectively develop system security plans, procedures, and other security documentation.
  • Resolve non-routine problems with area of assigned responsibility and timely direct complex problems, questions, or complaints to Program Manager.
  • Ability to analyze disparate data and produce a readable, understandable summary to Program Manager, with recommendations for corrective action, as needed; evaluate effectiveness of applied security control

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field is highly desired (Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, etc…)
  • DoD 8570 Certification (Security+ required, CISSP or equivalent is desired)
  • Extensive experience with traditional A&A tools: ACAS Nessus, Xacta, eMASS, SCAP Scanner, STIG Viewer
  • Navy ship systems expertise is desired for one of the projects.
  • Demonstrated expertise in national Cybersecurity policies, DoD or Intelligence Community A&A processes and procedures and industry best practices on complex systems
  • Expertise in vulnerability assessment, control allocation and risk mitigation
  • Understanding of offensive and defensive security tactics, techniques and procedures
  • Experience with cloud architectures is a plus
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with higher level Government leads, managers, functional managers, customers, industry partners, and teammates
  • Demonstrated leadership skills (supervisory experience, building teams, building customer relationships)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively build and lead teams
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • US Citizenship is required
  • Ability to maintain a security clearance (TS preferred)
  • Business travel to customer locations may be required (up to 15%)

La Jolla Logic

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2341 Jefferson St, Ste 105
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