8(a) Consulting Firm
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Barrow Wise Consulting, LLC is a leading management and information technology consulting firm.  We provide our clients innovative solutions to exceed their expectations.  We deliver our services with the highest caliber talent the US has to offer.  Join Barrow Wise Consulting, LLC for a rewarding career.

Cyber Security Engineer

Cyber Security Engineer (CSE) is responsible for gathering information necessary to maintain a system’s security posture and help establish functioning external/internal barriers such as controlled interfaces and other security measures. They define, create and maintain the security documentation for certification and accreditation (C&A) of each information system in accordance with government requirements (i.e., ICD 503). They perform research and assess the impacts on system modifications, technological advances, and malicious code. CSEs review system’s security documentation in order to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implement changes and document security relevant changes. CSEs inform users about security measures, track C&A expirations, explain potential threats, perform software scans on networks and computers for vulnerabilities, review audit data for intrusions in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Advise the system owner regarding security considerations in applications systems procurement or development, implementation, operation and maintenance, and disposal activities (i.e., system development life cycle management)

•Assist in the determination of an appropriate level of security commensurate with the impact level

•Assist in the development and maintenance of system security plans and contingency plans for all systems under their responsibility

•Participate in risk assessments to periodically re-evaluate sensitivity of the system, risks, and mitigation strategies

•Participate in self-assessment of system safeguards and program elements and in certification and accreditation of the system

•Notify the government of any suspected incidents in a timely manner, and assist in the investigation of incidents, as necessary

•Maintain cooperative relationship with business partners or other inter connected systems

•Control, label, virus scan and appropriately transfer data(upload/download) between information systems at varying classification levels

•Conduct research and analysis on the impacts on system modifications, technological advances, and malicious code

MANDATORY

Must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a secret clearance.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree or higher and at least 5 years of related experience

 

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

· Self-motivation and initiative

· Sound judgment

· Effective interpersonal and team building skills

· Effective communication skills

· Familiarity with conducting research and analysis

· Familiarity with network and information systems security principles and best practices

· Familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning and appropriately transferring data (uploading/downloading)between information systems at varying classification levels

· Ability to engender rapport with the military, civilians, and other contractors at all levels

· Ability to prioritize tasks

· Familiarity with applicable NIST, DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to information technology, information assurance, information management (IT/IA/IAM)

 

Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet additional eligibility requirements for access to classified information or materials.

 

Barrow Wise Consulting, LLC offers an ethical, challenging, diverse, and  rewarding experience. Join us and become part of an enthusiastic, responsible team that delivers innovative solutions to our clients.

Why Barrow Wise Consulting, LLC?

 

· Positive results

· Exceptional client engagement model

· Dynamic project management

· Innovative solutions

· Incredibly bright, passionate leaders

 

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