By Light Professional IT Services

  • Information System Security Specialist (Secret)

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 2 months ago(8/8/2018 11:19 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    By Light is hiring an Information System Security Specialist to join our Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program team in Fort Meade, MD. This is an exciting key position to a major Department of Defense initiative. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring compliance with security policies and establishing and maintaining the highest quality of Information Assurance (IA) while helping government clients meet their mission objectives.


    By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k), and profit sharing.


    • Conducting vulnerability assessments of the assigned security infrastructure
    • Provide mitigation recommendations/ security architecture reviews to Government decision makers
    • Research/ Development/ Testing/ Implementation and Documentation changes to software 
    • Work with networking to close out open vulnerabilities
    • Ensure all DISA STIGS are applied to networks, network devices and information systems where applicable

    Required Experience/Qualifications

    • Active Secret Clearance
    • Current IAT Level II certified (ie. Security+, etc.)
    • Minimum 2 years experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), HBSS, or eMASS.
    • Able to generate custom security risk management reports using SecurityCenter
    • Firm working knowledge of Security Architectures

    Preferred Experience/Qualifications

    • DoD Experience a plus
    • Experience with Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process

    Special Requirements/Security Clearance

    • Minimum DOD Secret clearance required
    • Little to no travel


    An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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