Applied Memetics LLC System Security Engineer in Fairfax, Virginia
Applied Memetics LLC (AM LLC) is seeking a System Security Engineer to provide on-site technical support to the Veterans Affairs (VA) administration. The successful candidate will support the Office of Information Technology (OI&T) to identify and remediate existing and future vulnerabilities.
A System Security Engineer has experience in reviewing security plans, processes, and strategies to identify areas for improvement or update. Has an understanding of security regulations, and directives for organizational and agency level requirements. Has experience in designing and implementing security requirements into products and systems.
Background: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is the Federal Government's second largest cabinet agency with 320,000 employees. When viewed from an information technology (IT) perspective, OI&T is one of the nation's largest consolidated IT organizations with:
-$3.1 billion budget (FY12)
-Nearly 7,500 employees
-More than 300,000 desktop computers
-Approximately 30,000 laptop computers
-Nearly 450,000 email accounts
The Continuous Readiness in Information Security Protection (CRISP) program began as a VA-wide initiative launched in March 2012 to address MWs by concentrating on:
-Managing appropriate access control for users and reducing out-dated personnel clearances
-Testing contingency plans for data breaches
-Providing information security training for users, contractors, volunteers
-Developing initial baseline configurations
-Improving data-center web application security
5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required.
8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
Ability to facilitate and coordinate efforts with key government and non-government stakeholders
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to obtain a security clearance
Demonstrates strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills
Must work well within a time sensitive environment
Experience working in Federal Government environments is preferred.
External Company URL: http://www.appliedmemeticsllc.com/