Requisition ID
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Posted Date
    1 month ago(4/27/2018 10:17 AM)
    Job Location
    US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Government Solutions
    Comprehensive benefits package including traditional and non-traditional benefits; generous retirement, PTO and professional enhancement.
  • Position Description



    **This position requires a current active TS/SCI w/FSP at time of application, no exceptions.**



    Position Description:

    • Advocate and recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements. Monitors and suggests improvement to IA policy.
    • Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives.
    • Provide the Government assistance to ensure that the architecture and design of information systems are functional and secure, including program of record systems and special purpose environments with platform IT interconnectivity.
    • Provide expert guidance and work product evaluation to one or more security engineers that support Engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.
    • Perform or review technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance IA standards and regulation, and recommend mitigation strategies. Validates and verifies system security requirements definition and analysis and establishes system security designs.
    • Designs, develops, implements and/or integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements. Builds IA into systems deployed to operational environments. 
    • Assist architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of Agency security policy and enterprise solutions.
    • Supports the building of security architectures.
    • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures.
    • Assesses and mitigates system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.
    • Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations. Reviews certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation, providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content.
    • Applies system security engineering expertise in one or more of the following to: system security design process; engineering life cycle; information domain; cross domain solutions; commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf cryptology; identification; authentication; and authorization; system integration; risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning; incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing; certification and accreditation process; principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control); and security testing.
    • Support security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF), the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMK) process, and prescribed NSA/CSS business processes for security engineering.


    Position Requirements:

    • Twenty (20) years of experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
    • DoD 8570 compliance with IASAE Level 3 is required. Both Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP) and. CISSP Certifications are required.
    • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience, reducing the requirements to eighteen (18) years of experience.
    • Four (4) years of additional ISSE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.



    EOE AA M/F/D/V to EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

    About Bridges Inc.

    With the passion to make an impact, BRIDGES solves national security and commercial vulnerability challenges using cyber intelligence. In today’s cyber battleground, our team of elite experts makes BRIDGES an industry pacesetter and agile innovator that delivers success as a trusted partner.


    We are hiring top talent for a rapid growth trajectory while maintaining our culture and values of commitment, integrity, respect, and courage. Within the BRIDGES family, our employees are our first priority. We offer best-in-class compensation and benefits, a collaborative atmosphere, and opportunities to develop and advance... and we have fun!


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