ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking a Security Controls Engineer who has experience providing guidance in the implementation of system specific features and security controls to ensure a healthy security posture and effective compliance with federal requirements in the federal market. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assess how a new technology impacts the security posture of an Enterprise IT organization
  • Define and enforce policies and guidelines as outlined within NIST SP 800-53, DHS 4300A, DHS 4300B Sensitive Systems Policy
  • Research and provide guidance in the implementation of system specific features and security controls to ensure effective compliance with federal requirements
  • Promote a healthy security posture for the implementation team and key stakeholders
  • Provide IT security consultation to system owners on security incident reports, equipment/software inventories, technical vulnerability reports, and contingency plans
  • Perform the necessary review, analysis, and reporting of key system attributes, weaknesses, and changes to the Information Systems Security Manager, System Owner, and Department Risk Management body to support the Continuous Monitoring of supported systems
  • Initiate, track, and manage the creation, opening, and closure of weaknesses via Department prescribed Plan of Action & Milestone (POAM) processes and procedures
  • Effectively communicate the risk and security posture to the Information Systems Security Manager, System Owner, Key Stakeholders, and consumers of security controls within your purview
  • Report IT security incidents in accordance with established policies and procedures

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in application of NIST security controls guidance to Enterprise IT systems and applications
  • Strong technical understanding of IT system, services and application architectures

Education Requirement

  • Bachelors degree in related field

Years of Experience Requirement

  • 5+ years designing and implementing network, systems, and security solutions

Certification Requirement

  • Technical Certification (one or more of the following), CISSP, AWS, Azure, CCNP, MCSE

Location

  • Fairfax, VA

Security Clearance

  • Must be able to obtain DHS EOD
  • Must be able to obtain a security clearance issued by a Federal agency

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