• AFNCR Sr. Cyber Security Engineer

    Job Locations US-MD-Camp Springs
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
    IAT 2
  • Overview

    SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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    The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR, missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The major support areas required are: IT Operations and Maintenance; Plans, Projects, and Engineering (PP&E); and National Military Command Center (NMCC). The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment.

    •Investigate computer and information security incidents to determine extent of compromise to information and automated information systems.
    •Provide computer forensic and intrusion support to high technology investigations in the form of computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, data recovery, and network assessments.
    •Research and maintain proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures and trends in computer network vulnerabilities, data hiding, network security, and encryption.
    •Perform accreditation roles for up to 30 NMCC Systems.
    •Enter appropriate accreditation data into the proper tracking system and monitor systems to maintain Risk Management Framework compliance.
    •Inform the government of the certification status for any new systems and support accreditation efforts by external agencies.
    •Design, develop, or recommend integrated system solutions ensuring proprietary/confidential data and systems are protected.
    •Participate with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs.
    •Configure and validate secure systems, testing security products/ systems to detect computer and information security weakness.


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of related experience, training, and/or certifications accepted in lieu of a degree.
    • Experience with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).
    • Currently possess DoD IAT Level II certification, Security+ce or higher.
    • Currently possess a DoD Secret security clearance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Strong oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills



    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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