|ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION||Constellation West is an award winning company that delivers Information Technology (IT) engineering services and solutions along with non-IT subject matter expertise world-wide. Established in 1997, Constellation West continues as an industry leader, partnering with key organizations. As a prime contractor or preferred subcontractor, we have a continual list of opportunities to fill across the nation with multiple agencies such as the Department of Veteran Affairs, Department of Defense, civilian agencies, and national intelligence community. Many of the positions supporting U.S. federal government require our employees be granted security clearances.
Constellation West provides fully integrated solutions spanning all aspects of system/network engineering, system/network administration, data management, information assurance, quality assurance, full lifecycle support, software development, and geospatial information services. Constellation West looks for the right people ready to step up and be part of a dynamic team.
If you are looking for a new challenge and a rewarding opportunity to apply your expertise, knowledge, and problem solving skills, come join our team! Constellation West offers competitive salary and benefits including:
• Tuition reimbursement
Constellation West is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V
|DESCRIPTION||This mid-level position provides support with planning, coordinating, and implementing the organization’s information security policy program. Provides support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security policy related to IT systems. Experience in several of the following areas is required; working knowledge with FISMA and Federal (e.g., OMB) security policies and guidance; understanding of business security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products, and current Internet/EC technology. Responsible for the identification of security controls and security requirements for information system and applications. Provides technical analysis and input to the Senior Security Specialist related to FISMA issues and, when required, provides technical input to the FISMA reporting team.
The Security Specialist will provide the following essential functions/services:
|POSITION REQUIREMENTS||Knowledgeable and experienced in all aspects of security. Provides highly technical and specialized guidance, and solutions to complex security problems. Performs analyses and studies. Prepares reports and gives presentations to management. Performs duties independently or as a member of a team.
Experience in several of the following technology areas is preferred: Windows OS, UNIX, Linux, MAC O/S, Virtualization, Database, Cloud Computing, Wireless, Mobile Devices, BYOD, Vulnerability Scanning tools, Security Assessments, etc.
The Security Specialist assigned to support this task must have proven experience in; Information Assurance and Security; Expertise in NIST Standards or other Security Frameworks for implementing Security Controls; Analytical Skills; Writing and Communication Skills.
Certification: CISSP, GLSC, or equivalent certification preferred
|NUMBER OF OPENINGS||1|