Information Systems Security Engineer

Boston, MA


Full Time

$90k - $140k

Job Description A client of mine is seeking a highly skilled Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) with a strong technical background. This institution provides modeling and simulation training for the Federal Government. They have been developing and integrating simulation-based training and running processes that enable cyber training for the multi-domain task force. This individual will be responsible for upholding the cybersecurity stance of Department of 

Defense (DoD) information systems. This is a full-time position in Orlando, FL.
In this role, you will be a vital member, working closely with a team of highly regarded security experts, and making significant contributions. Candidates will address a range of architectural structures, categorizations, and technologies. Required Skills & Experience
  • Profound grasp of enterprise security principles and optimal practices
  • Extensive technical proficiency in administering at least one of the following infrastructure components:
    • Networking
    • Windows (SHB, HBSS)
    • Linux (RHEL, Kali)
    • Cloud (AWS Gov Cloud, Microsoft Azure)
    • Virtualization (RHV, VMware, Hyper-V)
  • Demonstrated self-driven passion for acquiring knowledge in emerging technologies, with the dedication to personal and professional advancement
  • Bachelor’s in computer science and two years of professional experience in a cybersecurity role
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Innovate technical and procedural approaches to secure information systems without imposing substantial operational burdens
  • Execute technical deployment of security measures in adherence to NIST SP 800-53A controls, guaranteeing the safeguarding of computer systems, networks, and data
  • Confirm the optimal performance of security components, ensuring they deliver the anticipated insights into the information system through ongoing monitoring
  • Sustain the information system’s security stance by regularly applying DISA STIG configuration updates and vulnerability patches
  • Conduct independent assessments of information systems, utilizing both manual and automated compliance tools to support the acquisition or retention of DoD RMF ATO
What You Will Be Doing
  • Design and develop secure information systems architecture, including networks, servers, databases, and applications
  • Identify potential security risks and vulnerabilities in existing systems and propose mitigating solutions
  • Configure and maintain security solutions to ensure they operate effectively
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging threats, vulnerabilities, and security technologies
  • Work closely with IT teams, developers, and other stakeholders to integrate security into all phases of system development and operations

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.

Posted by: Athena Furman