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Security Engineer

We are seeking an IT Security Engineer to support a NASA contract in Greenbelt, MD.


Direct, on-site Senior IT Security Engineer support to the GOES-R Project
Support IT Security Engineer efforts from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD as well as NOAA Satellite Operations Facility in Suitland, MD
Build solid working relationships through interactions with a diverse program team
Development and maintenance of a robust IT Security plan that meets NIST 800-53 and other NIST, Federal Government and specific NOAA requirements


Active Secret clearance is preferred
Strong Linux (primarily) and Windows knowledge sufficient to assess whether proposed mitigations are appropriate depending on certain configurations
Strong knowledge of NIST SP 800-53 and other relevant NIST and Federal Government guidance
Experience with creation, modification and maintenance of IT System Security Plans (SSP), IT Risk Assessments, Contingency Plans to support government environments, ideally NOAA
Familiarization with the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process
Ability to review and analyze system security scan results from various monitoring tools, emphasis on NESSUS scans
Knowledge of and consistent with industry best practices in accordance with government regulations
Strong data analysis and organizational skills
Individual must meet government NAC and citizenship/permanent residency requirements for access to NASA GSFC. Extensive background investigation will be performed as a requirement of the job.

 Education and Experience:

College degree and ten (10) years of professional experience or eleven (11) years in lieu of a degree.
Preferred candidates will have a CISSP certification 

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