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1801 - Security Systems Engineer

Washington, District of Columbia


  • Identifies and mitigates vulnerabilities using alternate or compensating controls if necessary.
  • Supports, monitors, tests, and troubleshoots IA software issues in conjunction with other IA staff to ensure timely response actions to security incidents.
  • Recognizes potential security violations, takes appropriate action to report the incident as required by regulation, and mitigates any adverse impact.
  • Implements applicable patches including IA vulnerability alerts (IAVA), IA vulnerability bulletins (IAVB), and technical advisories (TA) for assigned operating system(s).
  • Under limited supervision, supports advanced computing, network, or enclave environments, applies extensive knowledge of a wide range of IA concepts, practices and procedures to ensure the secure integration and operation of all enclave systems.
  • By working independently or leading and directing others, solves IA problems quickly and completely.
  • Experience assessing risk posed by trusted insiders, performing data collection and analytics with User Activity Monitory tools.


  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business or Mathematics
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification.
  • Position requires at least 10 of relevant experience


  • TS/SCI minimum