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Junior Security Engineer with Secret Clearance (1977)
Washington, DC

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Job Description

Now Hiring a Junior Security Engineer. Ability to Hold a Secret Clearance Preferred.

Now Hiring for a Junior Security Engineer:

As a Junior Security Engineer, you will be part of a team using cutting edge cloud and data technologies to power the mission of the DoD and deliver war-winning cyber and IT capabilities. An Interim DOD Clearance is required along with the ability to commute to various client sites throughout the DC metro area including Alexandria and the ability to obtain a CompTIA Security+ Certification.

Help Us Deliver Successful Projects!

* The ideal candidate will draw on previous information assurance exposure to assist with cloud system certification and accreditation activities.
* Evaluate certification documentation and provide written recommendations for accreditation to clients
* Perform risk assessments and make recommendations to customers
* Collaborate with members of the development team and project managers to deliver solutions that surpass client expectations
* Use knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, LAN/WAN, IP addresses, and administration to complete a variety of projects
* Utilize consulting and documentation skills to successfully complete project-based work
* Ability to work in a collaborative team environment while managing competing priorities and deadlines
* Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
* Ability to write technical documentation on security topics for clients
* Research security standards, security systems and authentication protocols to provide customer recommendations
* Maintain a DoD Secret security clearance in order to gain access to client sites and networks
* Be open to commuting in and around the DC Metro area in order to be present at client sites for work
* Ability to guide cloud development for the security design using IA products
* Acquire a complete understanding of a customer's technology and information systems
* Knowledgeable of FISMA, NIST, RMF, C&A, continuous monitoring, vulnerability management, scanning, risk management, project management, proficient with Microsoft products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Profile of Success

* Utilize Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology/Security
* Possess 1 - 2 years of experience in information technology and/or security to design platforms to support developers is ideal but a desire to learn may serve as a substitute for the right candidate.
* Technical or business knowledge of Information Assurance and Certification & Accreditation practices
* Experience with the development of RMF accreditation documentation
* Ability to perform information assurance verification, validation, and testing for Government accredited systems
* Experience with the RMF process to include processes associated with Authority to Operate (ATO) and POA&M documentation
* Knowledge of information assurance security policies and procedures ( CNSSI 1253, RMF, NIST 800-53 rev3/4, FEDRAMP, DISA SRG)
* Experience in an information assurance, systems analyst, or systems support role in a defense contracting or US government environment
* Use knowledge of servers, PC's, and networks to ensure the environment works correctly.
* The desire to gain or use extra-curricular certifications as part of ongoing professional growth.

Other Desirable Skills

* Current CompTIA Security+ Certification preferred or the ability to obtain CompTIA Security+ Certification within 30 days of employment required.
* Desire to obtain Microsoft certifications.

AIS, Dedicated to Our People

AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.

It's our dedication to the community that has committed us to become a 100% employee-owned company. Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.

We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.

We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation

AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals. We are looking for:

* Smart people with a passion for technology
* Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
* Close involvement with local technical communities
* A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
* Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
* Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

* Client Success
* Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
* Strong Client Relationships
* Citizenship and Community

Ready to Be Part of the AIS Team?

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Our application process is quick and easy:

* After applying, you'll hear from an AIS Talent Associate via email and/or phone
* Next, one of your future peers will conduct a technical assessment to evaluate your capabilities
* Then, you'll have an opportunity to meet our team
* If your skill sets and qualifications align with our core capabilities, we'll extend an offer for you to join our AIS Team!

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