Super Systems Inc


Information Security Engineer

Computer Science

Full Time

Annapolis Junction, US

Posted a week ago

About the Job

Salary - $75000 - $85000/Year

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Apply knowledge of information security principles and practices
  • Ensures necessary security documentation is created and maintained
  • Communicate effectively with personnel as needed to gather necessary information for documentation, forms, or other documentation
  • Assist in managing and maintaining the security integrity of all IT systems and network architectures
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan
  • Ensures program maintains Authorization to Operate and take part of in security assessments and audits as needed
  • Manage and review system access requests and privileged access requests for all users to ensure the requestors have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and are trained on security responsibilities before granting access systems
  • Provide daily, ongoing security oversight of assigned systems as to the security impact of proposed modifications, additions, and technology refresh evolutions.
  • Advise users of the security features and procedures used in their Information Systems
  • Provide certificate generation, reports, and certificate management to the project
  • Use the suite of security tools to gather information and ensure risks are categorized
  • Provide vulnerability remediation and mitigation recommendations
  • Work directly with internal IT staff and customer to establish and enforce IT security best practices, protection objectives, process improvements and effective IT security controls
  • Perform system vulnerability scanning using approved software tools
  • Assist with the software installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, account management, and overall efforts to minimize system downtime
  • Assist in the administration of critical server infrastructure, including e-mail, backup and recovery, file servers and web servers
  • Assist in providing documentation on security practices and vulnerability mitigation reports
  • Assist in supporting accreditation activities
  • Participate in system reviews to include hardware and software, in-house development and provide recommendations for securing these systems
  • Assist in IT security incident response and documentation
  • Provide security administration for all IT Security applications and associated accounts
  • Perform regularly scheduled security reviews (e.g., technology, operations and personnel)
  • Participate in designing and managing IT Security strategy including both infrastructure and applications
  • Understand and address security concerns with network infrastructure, databases, web applications, and software

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of security directives, policies, publications and regulations
  • Experience in creating System Security Plans and/or other security related documentation
  • Understand how to design and implement security tests in accordance with stated criteria
  • Knowledgeable with Linux, AIX and Windows Operating Systems
  • Understanding of various communication protocols
  • Knowledgeable with the accreditation process in support of such programs as DIACAP and NIST
  • Understanding of various security tools such as Tenable Nessus, AppScan, and BurpSuite.
  • Insert Basic Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, other related technical discipline

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP Certification
  • 5+ years of experience in IT security field or related field
  • Ability to work with minimal direction on a variety, sometime ambiguous, requirements
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Organized, responsive and highly thorough problem solver
  • Familiar with security controls of Federal Information Systems

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Active DOD Secret clearance and ability to obtain agency suitability clearance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $75,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Annapolis Junction, MD: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Information security: 5 years (Required)
  • creating System Security Plans/security related documents: 3 years (Required)
  • security directives, policies, publications and regulations: 3 years (Required)
  • Understand how to design and implement security tests: 1 year (Required)
  • Linux, AIX and Windows Operating Systems: 1 year (Required)
  • DIACAP/NIST: 1 year (Required)
  • Tenable Nessus, AppScan, and BurpSuite: 2 years (Required)

Security clearance:

  • Secret (Required)

Work Location: One location

Posted a week ago

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