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Security Systems Engineer 

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Req Number KSS18-0010  
Category Information Security  
Division Koniag Information Security Services  
Location KSS Arlington  

Koniag Information Security Services is hiring a Security Systems Engineer for our DoD Client’s site in Arlington, VA. This is a direct, full time position with our company, working at our customer’s site in Arlington, VA.

Must have a current/active Top Secret clearance with eligibility for SAP and SCI access.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

Position Overview:

The Engineer shall ensure the S2N is properly operating and in compliance at all times. To accomplish this, the Engineer shall:

  • Analyze customer and user requirements; design physical or logical security systems and interface with other cognizant organizational security professionals for system network certification and network accreditation.
  • Have oversight of the installation of approved physical or logical security system hardware, to include access control devices, intrusion detection devices, and other components of the physical security systems.
  • Implement and maintain malicious code countermeasures, including malicious code scanning to detect and quarantine, or eradicate malicious code that may be present on any removable media.
  • Complete routine, urgent, and emergency network maintenance as required ensuring continued network functionality and compliance.
  • Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
  • Review the Network Intrusion Detection System and other Logs and Events for various issues; conducts necessary audits; and log dispositions.
  • Manage Group Policies and User accounts.
  • Verify and manage the S2N access control lists and network port configurations.
  • Frequently monitor system performance; provide on-going maintenance, backups, firmware/Operating System software upgrades, auditing, and patching for the S2N.
  • Create and Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, and network switches to include inventorying network components on a quarterly basis.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain a test bed to ensure upgrades are tested prior to implementation on the network.
  • Create and Maintain Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, System Requirements Traceability Matrices, System Security Plan (SSP), Document Configuration Plan, Maintenance Logs, Risk Assessment Reports, S2N Standard Operating Procedures, and any other documents for all the components for the security network.
  • Supports security authorization activities in compliance with Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP).
  • Ensure full disk encryption and end-point encryption in accordance with the Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2 and ensure encryption keys replaced when required.
  • Ensure the security network meets DISA STIGS and NIST 800-53 (Latest Version) RMF, and other applicable Government Information Assurance Regulations and Standards required for the protection of information systems and accreditation.
Position Requirements

Education, Experience & Skills:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field is preferred, or 5 years’ experience in Network Engineering.
  • 5+Years of providing the work required by this contract in a classified environment, preferably in the Department of Defense.
  • Top Secret Security Clearance, with eligibility for SCI access.
  • Must have thorough knowledge (knowledge means to understand and to have the ability to apply the requirements) managing networks, conducting maintenance, backups, firmware/Operating System software upgrades, auditing, and patching of networks.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of applying Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements and/or mitigation strategies.
  • Department of Defense Approved 8570 IAT Level II Certification, equivalent, or higher certification.

Working Environment

This job operates mostly inside (and occasionally outside) a professional office environment and has a noise level of moderate but can be noisy at times. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak, write, and understand English. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance Top Secret  
About our Company

Offering innovative and cutting edge IT solutions, Koniag Information Security Services is uniquely positioned in the federal marketplace. An ANC 8(a)-certified program combined with the full corporate support of Koniag Inc.'s Government Services Sector, KSS is backed by a full range of industry partners. Innovative technology, highly qualified professionals and proven processes are the hallmarks of KSS. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional service to our clients and maintaining a supportive environment for team members and partners.


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