Cyber Security Specialist IV

Abacus Technology Corp.

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Aberdeen, MD

Job Description

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Job Overview:


Abacus Technology is seeking a Cyber Security Specialist to provide security and information assurance support for the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) at Aberdeen Proving Ground.  This is a full-time position. 


Support the system/application authorization and accreditation (A&A) effort, to include assessing and guiding the quality and completeness of A&A activities, tasks and resulting artifacts mandated by governing DoD and Army policies (i.e., Risk Management Framework (RMF).  Recommend policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.  Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.  Promote awareness of security issues among management and ensure sound security principles are reflected in organizations’ visions and goals.  Conduct systems security evaluations, audits, and reviews.  Recommend systems security contingency plans and disaster recovery procedures.  Recommend and implement programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.  Participate in network and systems design to ensure implementation of appropriate systems security policies.  Assess security events to determine impact and implement corrective actions.  Ensure the rigorous application of information security/cybersecurity policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all IT services.


7+ years experience cyber security and information assurance.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Must hold one of the following certifications: CISSP and/or CISM.  Experience in information security or network/system administration, and/or a closely related function, such as IT auditing, IT compliance, enterprise risk management, performing cybersecurity assessments and inspections, providing incident response, creating/updating/implementing cybersecurity-relevant policies and procedures, etc.  Experience with DOD regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks, including NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-53, DoD RMF, etc.  Experience as a Subject Matter Expert in developing and interpreting cybersecurity plans, policies, and procedures (in areas to include but not limited to configuration management, contingency / disaster preparation, incident response, account management, access control, media control, etc.), providing incident response, performing security assessments and inspections and conducting risk management activities at the enclave level.  Must be a US citizen and hold a current Top Secret clearance with SCI access (TS/SCI).


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Applicants selected will be subject to any Executive Orders regarding vaccination mandates for Federal government contractors.