Security Certification and Assessor Tester Evaluator - 0002



Location Chantilly

Supporting

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

Number of Openings 1

Clearance

Description
Security Certification and Assessor Tester Evaluator (SCATE) reviews and evaluates Client Information Systems (IS) and recommends changes that can improve information confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The SCATE will perform the following responsibilities:

  • Provide support to System Assessment and Authorization activities by conducting unaccompanied and/or team penetration testing on Information Systems.
  • Conduct reviews of assessment artifacts (Assessment Test Plans, System Security Plans, Security Requirements Traceability Matrix, etc.).
  • Prepare standardized System Assessment reports.
  • Prepare assessments on hardware and software to document any security vulnerabilities that would be introduced.
  • Shall research, evaluate, integrate, recommend and/or distribute IS security tools and associated documentation required for the assessment and authorization (A&A) process.
  • Participate in test-bed efforts to enhance the security.
  • Perform technical security assessments of IT systems.
  • Short-Term (90 days or less) Temporary Duty (TDY) CONUS and OCONUS travel is required
  • Experience conducting Independent Validation and Verification (IV & V) security testing.
  • Knowledge of configuration management and integration testing. Certification and accreditation (C&A) and/or assessment and authorization (A&A); DCID 6/3 and/or ICD 503 for the Government's C&A or A&A process.
  • Technical knowledge of networks, computer components, power supply technology, RF technology, IR technology, system protocols, and COTS technology.
  • System methodologies including: client/server, web hosting, web content servers, policy servers, directory servers, firewalls, WAN, MAN, LAN, switches, and routers.
  • Software integration of COTS and Government Off-the-Shelf (GOTS) products. Windows, Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X administration.
  • Deployment, validation, and verification of secure VMware, Xen, Hyper V, and other virtualization platforms.



      Position Requirements
      Required Skills (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)
    • Knowledge of IC
    • Knowledge of penetration testing
    • Knowledge of configuration management and integration testing. Certification and accreditation (C&A) and/or assessment and authorization (A&A); DCID 6/3 and/or ICD 503 for the Government's C&A or A&A process
    • Knowledge of information technology concepts used in the evaluation of security performance and integrity of state-of-the-art applications, communications systems, hardware, software, command and control systems, and information processing systems.
    • Ability to constructively engage and resolve challenging situations
    • Available to work before/after typical office hours as work may demand
    • Independent self-starter, proactive and professional assertive
    • Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and computer literacy
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    • Superior verbal/written skills and presentation skills
    • Ability to multitask

      Additional Information
      • This job description is not designed to cover or contain all job duties required of the employee. There may be additional activities, duties and/or responsibilities that are required for this position that are not listed in this job description.
      • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
      • System High is a Military friendly employer. Our extensive work on behalf of the U.S. government offers those who have served in uniform an opportunity to continue to serve their country in a new and exciting way while enjoying a successful civilian career.
      • System High Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law. EEO is the Law

      Physical Demands
      • The physical demands described here are representative of those that may need to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


      Additional Information

      About the Organization From our start in 2005, System High has been recognized as the provider of choice for innovative security engineering. Delivering high-end information protection services, over 50% of our security professionals are US Military veterans. Patriotism, commitment to excellence, and successful mission accomplishment permeate our corporate culture. Whether designing or constructing secure facilities (SCIFs), performing IT systems certification and accreditation, establishing regulatory compliant corporate security programs, or producing life-cycle protection planning for complex systems acquisitions, System High has the expertise and tools to facilitate mission success.
      System High is a Military friendly employer. Our extensive work on behalf of the U.S. government offers those who have served in uniform an opportunity to continue to serve their country in a new and exciting way while enjoying a successful civilian career.

      EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. 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.

      This position is currently accepting applications.


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