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Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd. Information Systems Security Engineer in Bedford, Massachusetts

Odyssey Systems will provide full-spectrum Engineering and Acquisition specialist Contractor Support Services to the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Special Access Programs (SAP) community. Programs supported span across multiple Program Executive Offices (PEO's). Our specialized A&AS support will assist with the development, integration, test, fielding, and sustainment of AFLCMC SAP weapon systems, networks and services.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Assist with design, development, implementation, integration of system of systems IA architecture

  • Serve as PMO expert on IA Security protections and requirements

  • Assist in development of security Plan of Actions and Milestone (POA&M) mitigations through timely assessment of POA&M corrective actions

  • Conduct technical and nontechnical reviews and observe audits as necessary to support development and test efforts

  • Evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet requirements for processing classified information

  • Supporting security authorization activities and ensure compliance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and DJ SIG process

  • Understanding of Systems Engineering requirements, specifications, and processes

  • Knowledge of Controlled Access Program Coordination Office (CAPCO) marking requirements

  • Ability to organize, multi-task, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

Citizenship: Must be a US citizen

Clearance: TS (with a current investigation within the past 5 years), SCI eligible

Experience: Minimum of 8+ years of progressive technical (hands-on) experience related to Information Assurance/Cyber Engineering architecture, requirements, determination, development, and implementation

  • Must meet DoD 8750.01 IAM Level II or higher (CISSP)

  • Demonstrated experience in security systems engineering involving hardware and software operating system and application solutions in both a stand-alone and in LAN/WAN configurations as well as Platform IT

  • Demonstrated experience with security features and/or vulnerability of various operating systems as defined by the US Air Force, NSA, NIST, DISA (STIGs), and US CYBERCOM

  • Demonstrated experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools; e.g., Retina, NMap, Nessus, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)

  • Demonstrated experience implementing DoD and Federal IA Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Processes, IA controls and developing and maintaining associated A&A documentation IAW Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Experience with network and system security administration, including operating system security configuration and account management best practices for UNIX (HP-UX & Solaris), MS Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and CISCO systems

  • Experience working U.S. Government contract proposals as an Information Assurance/Security Engineering Subject Matter Expert

  • Work experience with Windows Server, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office products, Windows client OS’s and security, Network protocols and topologies, Routers, Firewalls, Gateways, and Unix-based operating systems

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a leadership-type role, ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and ability to proactively engage with and advise government and contractor support

  • Demonstrated ability to work multiple project efforts and interface with multiple contractors, MITRE, Government, and US military personnel at various levels


Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support.

Please note: Final compensation for this position will be determined by various factors such as the Federal Government contract labor categories and contract wage rates, relevant work experience, specific skills and competencies, geographic location, education, and certifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

ID: 2022-2629

Hours/Week: 40

External Company Name: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Ltd.

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