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Security Engineer

Government and Military

Engineer, Aerospace


Washington, Washington DC, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Security Engineer to support the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

The Security Engineer collaborates with the Bureau staff and DevSecOps teams to:

  • Contribute to the System Security Plan, Security Architecture Documentation, Accreditation Boundary documentation, FIPS Categorization, and a continuous Security Monitoring Strategy
  • Manage and control implementation status and security posture throughout the system life cycle.
  • Develop a strategic approach to security testing that best aligns with Bureau procedures and security policy.
  • Identify security risks, vulnerabilities, and other concerns as early as possible to facilitate remediation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science from an accredited university or college in Computer Science or Information Systems and 10 years of experience, or 15 years of related experience.
  • Understands NIST Risk Management Framework and Federal security standards and policies
  • Be able to read and analyze data from Security Scanners (Nessus)
  • Understands Cybersecurity best practices and principles
  • Ability to work across teams to achieve results
  • Ability to use security tools and analyze the results
  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. citizenship required.
  • Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoJ NACI/T1 prior to start.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with lifecycle management tools (e.g. codeBeamer)
  • Familiarity with DevOps pipelines (i.e. Jenkins)