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Information System Security Engineer (ISSE)

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Cyber Security & SA - 250368
Pay Grade: R3 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

UDRI is a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers. UDRI contributes to the fulfillment of the University’s commitments to education, research and public service through the involvement of students, faculty and external partners. Established as the research arm of the University of Dayton in 1956, UDRI achieved $2.75 billion in cumulative sponsored research in 2020. Sponsored research for 2022 alone exceeded $220 million. Join our team as a Information System Security Engineer (ISSE)!

The Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) position is supporting the Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO). The RSO increases mission readiness by rapidly identifying, applying and scaling technology essential to the operation and sustainment of the U.S. Air Force. Success comes from our teamwork and mutual respect for each other’s talents and unique perspectives.

This role supports the government cyber lead and provides cybersecurity support for advanced software-intensive technologies to include agile manufacturing, conditioned-based maintenance, augmented reality/virtual reality, learning neural networks, cloud-based infrastructure and services, and robotics.

• Working within a team of Information System Security Officers (ISSO's) and system administrators at multiple facilities.
• Processing Risk Management Framework (RMF) Authority to Operate (ATO) packages for different systems in various steps of the RMF process.
• Work with Client's Cybersecurity team to ensure teams goals are met.
• Present status to team management, working with client assessors to move ATO packages through the RMF process.
• Assessing systems for vulnerabilities and providing corrective recommendations and solutions.
• Upload, answer, and address controls in eMASS
• Supporting government Cyber lead in performing RMF activities leading to system RMF.
• Developing, reviewing, and updating necessary documentation associated with achieving RMF accreditation of each system.
• Applying currently accepted methods for documenting the RMF status of each RSO system within the DoD environment.
• Present status to client, work with client assessors to move ATO packages through the RMF process.
• DoDI 8500.01 -- Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework for DoD Information Technology.
• DoD 8570.01 M - Information Assurance Training, Certification, and Workforce Management.
• CNSSI 1253 - Security Categorization and Control Selection for National Security Systems.
• NIST 800-series Special Publications (SP).
• Computer Security, including NIST SP 800-53 - Security Controls and Assessment Procedures for Federal Information Systems and Organizations and Air Force Instruction Series 17.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, IT, or related field
• Security+ certificate
• 5+ years relevant cybersecurity experience
• 7+ years IT position experience
• Industrial Control cybersecurity experience
• Familiarity with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
• The applicant must meet DoD 8570.01-M IAM Level II or higher certification requirements on hire date
• Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program
• Experience with Secure Development Operations Systems, as either a user, developer, or system administrator
• Effective verbal and written communication skills with clients at all levels
• Ability to pass a Secret level security clearance investigation
• Experience with the NIST RMF process
• Due to requirements of our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• 7+ years’ DoD cybersecurity experience
• Additive Manufacturing experience
• Experience with approved government cloud services such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud
• Relevant cloud infrastructure and security certifications (MS Azure)
• Demonstrated successful collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team
• Experience working with socially and culturally diverse communities

Special Instructions to Applicants: To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.
Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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