AECOM Subject Matter Expert-Technical Security System – Dept of State GSE&SC in Northern Virginia, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Subject Matter Expert-Technical Security System – Dept of State GSE&SC

United States of America - Virginia

Northern Virginia

Job Summary

This is a contingency posting depending upon successful award of the Department of State Global Security Engineering &Supply Chain contract.

Purpose and Scope:

The SME-Technical Security Systems will have a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards and operational security measures and develop procedures for responding to security incidents, and for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents to the Information Assurance Manager (IAM) and (Program Security Officer) PSO.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan.

  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to the IS.

  • Initiate with the approval of the IAM (Information Assurance Manager) and Security Officer, protective or corrective measures when a security incident or vulnerability is discovered.

  • Develop and maintain all SSP (System Security Plan)s/(System Security Authorization Agreement) SSAAs.

  • Ensure configuration ware, hardware, and management (CM) for security-relevant IS software, hardware, and firmware is maintained and documented.

  • Ensure that system recovery processes are monitored to ensure that security features and procedures are properly restored.

  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.

  • Ensure that system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the system life cycle.

  • Follow procedures developed by the ISSM (Information System Security Manager)/(Program Security Officer)PSO, authorizing software, hardware, and firmware use before implementation on systems.

  • Perform other related or associated duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's in Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Incident Response, Security Management, or discipline directly related to Cyber Security or equivalent experience and five years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Information Technology

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193683BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.