By Light Professional IT Services

Information System Security Specialist

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/25/2020 2:08 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


By Light Professional IT Services is seeking a Information System Security Specialist to join our Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) program team in Hanover, 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 efforts in establishing and maintaining the highest quality of Information Assurance (IA) while helping government clients meet their mission objectives.


  • 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

  • Current 8570 IAT Level II or higher certified (any of the following certifications: CCNA Security, CySA+ , GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP)
  • Experience performing STIGs for either Windows or Linux based platforms
  • Firm working knowledge of Security Architectures

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience administrating Host Based Security Solutions (HBSS) a plus
  • DoD Experience a plus

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Minimum Secret clearance (Top Secret preferred)


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