Information Systems Security Engineering





Patuxent River, MD



The Information Systems Security Engineering (ISSE) position supports a national security focused customer providing system security engineering services and/or product to ensure secure reliable and uninterrupted availability of customer developed and deployed systems and networks.  The ISSE will support the Government to ensure core security engineering principles are implemented into assigned programs information systems architecture.


  • Perform analysis and evaluation to design, implement, test and field secure systems, networks, and architectures
  • Develop, implement, and enforce information systems security policies ensuring system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the acquisition and Information System (IS) lifecycle
  • Conduct certification and testing in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) policy, identify deficiencies and provide recommendations of risk mitigation to client
  • Support the Government to resolve conflicting system security engineering requirements
  • Develop program technical publications such as Systems Engineering Plans (SEP), Technical Plans, Analysis and Reports, Risk Assessments, Security Concepts of Operations (SECONOP), Program Protection Plan, Anti-Tamper Plan, Cybersecurity Strategy, Technology Development Strategies, Test Plans, procedures and reports, System Security plans and NAVAIR CYBERSAFE related documentation
  • Liaison with Department of Defense (DoD), Intelligence Community (IC), Department of the Navy (DoN) and Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) stakeholders

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Active, or within scope, DoD TS/SCI clearance
  • Ability to obtain a favorable Counter Intelligence (CI) polygraph
  • At least four (4) years of experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity with the Federal Government
  • Expert technical knowledge in security engineering and IT systems engineering
  • Experience with testing methods, automated tools, plans, and procedures for verification of compliance and vulnerability requirements
  • Experience with testing methods, automated tools, plans, and procedures for verification of compliance and vulnerability requirements
  • Expert knowledge of security engineering, design concepts and principles
  • Familiarity with System Life Cycle Development (SDLC) methodologies and the 800 series of National Institute of Standards and Technology


Advanced education degree.  May consider other education or relevant experience in lieu of formal degree.


  • Technical capacity
  • Analytical processing skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Critical thinking

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

Full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 40 hours per week.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as work requirements demand.


Travel may be required for this position.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

This position requires a Secret security clearance, at a minimum.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice



Please submit your resume for consideration to Debbie Gray –