Information Security Engineer

Full Time
Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Areas of Interest: Strategic Planning and Policy Development
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AASKI Technology is a dynamic government services and solutions provider to multi-faceted Military and Commercial sectors. By creating a highly stable work environment centered on fulfilling our customers’ needs, AASKI fosters a challenging work environment for its employees. 


US Citizenship and the ability to maintain a DoD security clearance required.

The candidate's areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to, IT Security Strategy, Cyber Security, and Compliance and Risk Management to protect the customer’s information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording and destruction. Applies information security engineering experience to perform functions such as systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, system integration, configuration management, quality assurance testing, or acquisition and resource management. Analyzes designs, develops, implements, tests, or evaluates software, components, or systems related to engineering or functional requirements of military weapons systems. Establish a system security engineering (SSE) process and strategies to plan, organize, and manage program efforts to achieve maximum security and survivability of the system. Research, develop, implement, test and review a software system’s information security IAW DoD/NIST RMF/ICD-503/DIACAP requirements to protect information and prevent unauthorized access. In this role, the ISSE candidate will direct the contracting team about security measures, explain potential threats, implement security measures, and monitor applications in order to meet or exceed all DoD/NIST RMF requirements, resulting in faster and more accurate software releases. Serve as the government program office’s Information Assurance point of contact to support Authorization to Operate (ATO) and Authority to Connect (ATC) certifications that will be required for releases of the developed program.Develop and maintain system-specific Security Controls Test Matrix (SCTM), Security Assessment Report, Risk Assessment Report, POA&M, Application Security and Development Checklists, and other artifacts supporting certification and accreditation paperwork in accordance with RMF and JSIG. Work closely with software engineers supporting and troubleshooting the deployment of software. Perform within an agile program environment.Other duties as required


  • Active U.S. Secret Security Clearance required.
  • BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain
  • Understanding of DoD 8510, NIST 800.53 Risk Management Framework, ICD-503, DIACAP
  • Familiarity with the security aspects of a variety of technologies in the following areas: IdAM, hardening tools, communications protocols, Windows OS platforms, database design/admin, hand held devices
  • CISSP certification or willingness to achieve a CISSP within six months of employment to satisfy the requirement of a Level III IASAE, in accordance with DoDD 8140.01 (nee, 8570.01)
  • Demonstrated experience driving cybersecurity products to multiple different programs and teams in accordance with each program’s schedule
  • Able to multi-task, self-assign work, and function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)
  • US Citizenship is required
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in an agile software development environment, experience with HBSS, Fortify, and ACAS/Retina. Experience with eMASS. Experience dealing with certification and accreditation of web services, web clients, and Android applications. Experience with AFATDS, Army Common Operating Environment (COE) or other PM MC systems.
  • Minimum of 25% travel required

AASKI provides an excellent package of comprehensive benefits for full-time employees beginning the first day of employment.

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance.
  • 10 Paid Holidays; 3 weeks Paid Time Off.
  • 401k Retirement Plan with employer match.
  • Life Insurance and AD&D; Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance and AD&D.
  • Long and Short Term Disability.
  • Flexible Spending Account.
  • Discounted Legal Service, Income Protection, Discounted Home & Auto.
  • And more!

Experience working in a CMMI Level 3 project/business environment a plus for all open positions. US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Security clearance required. Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Solicitations/Advertisements for Employees shall state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their veteran status or on the basis of disability. All employees of the Company are employed “At Will.” This means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause and with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. 
Solicitations/Advertisements for Employees shall state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their veteran status or on the basis of disability.


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AASKI Technology

For over a decade, AASKI Technology personnel have been providing world class engineering services to Military and Commercial customers alike. By creating a highly stable work environment centered around fulfilling our customer’s needs, AASKI fosters a challenging work environment for its employees. As a small business certified by the Small Business Administration, we strive to support a wide array of professional services to our customers through the complete program life-cycle. Our services include network systems engineering, network operations and management, network integration and implementation, testing, project & operations management, software and logistics.

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Company Industry: Defense & Space
Company Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 201-500