LS Technologies, LLC
  • 22-Feb-2018 to 01-Nov-2019 (EST)
  • Operations
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

LST is seeking an experienced Information System Security Specialist to provide support for the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Cyber Security efforts.

Responsibilities & requirements will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Advise on security considerations in applications systems procurement or development, implementation, operation and maintenance, and disposal activities (i.e. 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 Security Authorization and ISCM documentation to for all systems under their responsibility to include: System Characterization Documents, System Security Plans and Information System Contingency Plans.
  • Participate in risk assessments to periodically re-evaluate sensitivity of the system, risks, and mitigation strategies.
  • Assist with the management of remediation actions and POAM updates to ensure timely remediation of security deficiencies.
  • Assist in the assessment of system configuration changes for impact on security posture through participation in the configuration control board processes.
  • Notify the responsible officials of any suspected incidents in a timely manner, and assist in the investigation of incidents, as necessary.
  • Oversee training, policies, and practices, including audits, to ensure systems are securely operated.
  • Document and communicate policies, queries, vulnerabilities, and current state of the system.
  • Implement and monitor information security requirements, policies, and compliance.
  • Review white-papers, standards, security policies, and industry best practices and provide expertise on how the agency can ensure compliance with new security requirements.
  • Apply current computer science technologies to the design, development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security and provide information assurance. 
  • Provide security engineering and integration support involving a wide range of security issues such as architectures, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • Use encryption technology; penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies; and information technology security research.
  • Must have the knowledge and skills to manage multiple projects, keep track of and identify new task or adjust existing task and expectations as the project evolves.
  • Must have the proven social and interpersonal skills to coordinate with a team of professionals who are both technical and non-technical to keep everyone on task and progressing forward, and also ensure the team maintains a positive and collaborative relationship with external stakeholders.

Required Experience

  • At least 10 years of experience in INFOSEC or Cybersecurity.    
  • Proven track record of management and or leadership responsibilities.
  • Understanding of the FAA NAS as a system of systems, including its domains, its enterprise services, and its overall operational concepts is a plus.
  • Experience with MS Office, including Word, PowerPoint, Project, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of NIST Special Publications and FIPS standards.
  • Ability to multi-task, handle a high-paced work environment, and adapt to rapidly changing priorities. 
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent writing, oral communication, and organizational skills.
  • Willingness to perform detailed work with little guidance and to interact in a positive manner with other government and industry personnel.

Applicants must possess or meet eligibility requirements for passing a background investigation for Public Trust/ FAA Suitability.

Bachelor's Degree in information management,  computer science or related field.

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) highly desired.



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