Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) - Massachusetts United States - 44801

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Job #: 44801
Title: Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE)
Job Location: , Massachusetts - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $150,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Yes
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


Exceptional opportunity for an exceptional individual...


My client is seeking a highly motivated candidate to perform the role of Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) in Massachusetts. In this role you will function as a key contributor for the Cybersecurity Compliance team.

This dynamic position will interface and collaborate with other Cybersecurity/Information Assurance (IA) professionals (ISSM’s, ISSO’s), Security professionals (CPSO’s, FSO’s), and System Administrators, on NIST compliance and configuration change management.


*** Currently holding an active Secret clearance is preferred with the ability/willingness to be submitted and obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance.


Assist Cybersecurity Manager and ISSM’s in monitoring and resolving Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to mitigate system vulnerabilities.

Collaborate with program and engineering disciplines and ensuring cybersecurity solution alternatives.

Conduct both vulnerability and compliance scans of enterprise information systems.

Conduct reviews and technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional.

Implement Information Assurance and Information Security protections and requirements in program development and execution environments.

Implement required security controls of networking devices, databases, operating systems, and hardware and software components.

Review/manage various IA Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) (i.e., US-CERT, etc.) and overall remediation.

Support the development of cybersecurity requirements, design, and architecture.

Support the development of RMF/CMMC documentation and control validation testing for Authority to Operate (ATO) accreditations.



5+ years of progressive technical (hands-on) experience related to Information Assurance/Cyber Engineering requirements, development, and implementation.

Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

Currently holding an active Secret clearance is preferred with the ability/willingness to be submitted and obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance.

DoD 8570 IAM Level III certification (CISA, CISM, CISSP, etc.) or the ability to obtain within 6 months upon being hired.

Experience with configuration/certification and auditing/analysis of Windows/Linux operating systems and system virtualization in Peer-to-peer, LAN & WAN networks.

Experience with managing and implementing DISA (STIGs) and CIS Benchmarks.

Experience with SP800-171, NIST SP 800-171A and NIST SP800-53 control implementation and assessment.

Experience with various IA vulnerability/compliance scanning tools (e.g., NMap, ACAS, Nessus, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

Familiarity with Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC).

Familiarity with PowerShell scripting and Ansible Play book development.

Familiarity with the National Industrial Security Operating Manual (NISPOM), DCSA Authorization and Assessment Process Manual (DAAPM), and the Joint Special Access Implementation Guide (JSIG).

Strong technical background with a variety of information security systems and tools including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, intrusion prevention systems, vulnerability management, cloud access security broker, anti-virus/malware, data loss prevention, and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) centralized auditing tools (i.e., Splunk).

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree