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PSS, Inc. is actively seeking a junior-level Cyber Security Engineer who is expected to have and maintain knowledge of Common Criteria Language, and FIPS 140 standards. He/she will work on various network types of equipment and related devices from a security protection emphasis to include installing, troubleshooting, modifying, and testing. He/she will be expected to independently build test network or system prototypes, perform equipment set-up, testing, and participate in test report writing.
The incumbent is expected to have the ability to develop attack programs to verify security assurance and weakness capability. He/she will gather and organize technical information about an organization's missions, goals, and requirements, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the Information Assurance (IA) arena. He/she will also perform a variety of routine project tasks applied to specialized technology problems.
The incumbent will integrate electronic processes or methodologies to resolve total system problems, or technology problems as they relate to IA requirements. He/she will conduct security assessments and security consulting services. He/she will also analyze information security requirements.
The Cyber Security Engineer will perform certification for Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes for the accreditation of systems. He/she will perform vulnerability analysis and assessment using either government or commercial off-the-shelf technologies. This position is located in the Springfield, VA area. The work schedule is Monday - Friday.