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Information Systems Security Engineer - Senior CLIN 24

Information Systems Security Engineer - Senior CLIN 24

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The Information Systems Security Engineer - Senior CLIN 24 shall be responsible for verifying compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), National Institute of Standards and Technology, and other regulatory security compliance articles associated with data center infrastructure and platform design, deployment, testing, certification, patching, addressing or mitigating computer security issues, for all infrastructure and system components.


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  • The Contractor shall be responsible for the secure design, analysis, and test of information security systems and
  • The Contractor shall serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for data center system environments and performs standard project tasks to analyze IT security compliance requirements, translate those into security designs, implements these designs, and tests effectiveness.
  • The Contractor shall functionally server as a SME with working knowledge of information security products including firewalls, monitoring and intrusion detection systems, anti- virus systems, vulnerability testing, and security analysis
  • The Contractor shall create and update security test plans for detecting and mitigating risk to information systems. The Contractor shall engineer and perform tests and test plans to satisfy audits. The Contractor shall provide solutions for mitigating information systems findings or
  • The Contractor shall evaluate, improve, and maintain the information security throughout the
  • The Contractor shall monitor and correct information system issues and create recovery processes for failures and vulnerabilities and track vulnerabilities until they are resolved or mitigated to the satisfaction of the government Accrediting Authority (AO).
  • The Contractor shall proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
  • The Contractor shall monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with engineers to implement those
  • The Contractor shall maintain security, compliance, and reduce risk strategies for information systems. Works with other security entities for certification and accreditation and authority to operate for new platforms or services to include cloud services and platforms.
  • The Contractor shall write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks, such as automated scanning of systems and auditing, and data spill clean
  • The Contractor shall participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • The Contractor shall configure scanning tools to function without impacting the users or the
  • The Contractor shall configure and support SSL encrypted connections
  • The Contractor shall provide 4th level support
  • The Contractor shall liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • The Contractor shall ensure technical documentation exists for all systems and is kept up to date to include system security plans, business impact analyses, continuity of operations plans, mitigations, authorized software lists, authorized hardware lists, and elevated user access list and
  • The Contractor shall ensure technical documentation exists for all systems and is kept up to date to include inventory and patch levels of all systems to include hostnames, property numbers, IP addresses, enclave, number of cores, number of processors, admin passwords, certificates, and service accounts on a monthly
  • The Contractor shall provide real time alerts and dashboard information on security performance and
  • The Contractor shall document system configurations to include passwords, access controls, version number, and revision numbers, patch levels, and inventory to include hostnames, TCP/IP addresses, number of processors, and number of cores, memory, and license keys
  • The Contractor shall continually transition knowledge to the government staff through training and assistance on how to use the technology using industry best practices
  • The Contractor shall write Engineering Documents as requested this includes the Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and the Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP).
  • The Contractor shall interface with other security teams within the FBI and its partners and consult to ensure deliverables meet all security
  • The Engineer shall implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and
  • The Contractor shall identify and define system security
  • The Contractor shall design computer security architecture and develop detailed security designs.
  • The Contractor shall prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols
  • The Contractor shall configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure
  • The Contractor shall develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable
  • The Contractor shall report any security issues or incidents to management and provide a detailed explanation in both oral and written
  • The Contractor shall produce comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes, and propositions for further system security


  • 10 years of relevent experience
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with an emphasis in security assessment and testing, and operations.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.