Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)

Location(s)
Reston, VA
Clearance: 
TS/SCI with Poly

We are seeking a Information Systems Security Engineer to join our team. Working at NT Concepts means that you are part of an innovative, agile company dedicated to solving the most critical challenges in National Security. We’re looking for the best and the brightest to join us in supporting this mission. If meaningful work, initiative, creativity, and continuous self-improvement are important to your career, join our growing team and discover What’s Next for you.

Mission Focus: As a Senior Security Engineer on our solutions delivery team, you will have the unique opportunity to work on innovative projects advancing the digital transformation of critical government systems with true mission impact. 

Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly 

Location/Flexibility: Reston, VA 

Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures that solutions adhere to customer security guidelines, requirements, and industry best practices 
  • Maintains security posture of customer cloud environments 
  • Leads authorization and accreditation efforts in support of customer applications 
  • Drafts and maintains security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments 
  • Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps 
  • Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans 
  • Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies 
  • Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks 
  • Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements 

Qualifications: 

  • Clearance: TS/SCI with Poly 
  • 1+ years of experience demonstrating and maintaining security posture of cloud environments 
  • Experience managing the full lifecycle of, and workflows for, security accreditation projects under the ICD503 Rev. 4 framework 
  • Knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), system security system plans (SSP), and all security relevant documentation for computer systems and applications 
  • Knowledge in cybersecurity best practices and security risk assessment technologies 
  • Experience using knowledge and project management tools in an Agile working environment, e.g., Jira, Confluence, etc. 
  • Experience using Authorization and Accreditation tools, such as GreenLight 

Keys to Success: 

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage with Sponsor Information System Security Managers (ISSMs) to ensure security compliance of systems 
  • Experience obtaining IC reciprocity for at least one security accreditation project 

 Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Must be able to lift 10-15 pounds at times.

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About NT Concepts

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in the Washington DC Metro area, NT Concepts is a private, mid-tier company with clients spanning the Intelligence and Defense communities. We deliver end-to-end ​data and technology solutions ​that advance the modernization, transformation, and automation of the national security mission—solutions with real impact developed in a strong engineering culture that encourages technical growth, leadership, and creative “big idea” problem-solving.

Employees are the core of NT Concepts. We understand that world-changing concepts happen in collaborative environments. We are a company where talented and diverse teams work together using innovation and expertise to solve our clients’ most critical challenges. Here, you’ll gain competitive benefits, opportunities to bolster your skills and develop new abilities, and a company culture dedicated to support and service. In addition to our benefits program, we encourage our employees to take part in #NTC_GivesBack, which paves the way for positive social change.

If joining a stable company with strong professional growth opportunities resonates with you, and you seek vital, mission-driven projects (for some pretty cool clients) that use your specific talents, we’d love to have you move forward with us.

Together is Better

We believe diversity and inclusion drive innovation, and that when we work together, we can accomplish anything. NT Concepts is a people-first, Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer—regardless of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected class. If you have a disability and need accommodation, let us know. All resumes are held in confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.

Category: Information Security Engineer
Location(s)
Reston, VA
Clearance: 
TS/SCI with Poly

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Together is better.

We believe diversity and inclusion drive innovation, and that when we work together, we can accomplish anything. NT Concepts is a people-first, Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer—regardless of a person’s race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected class. If you have a disability and need accommodation, let us know.  All resumes are held in strict confidence. NT Concepts participates in E-Verify.