Lexington, Massachusetts

Job Title: Information System Security Engineer


Job Location: Lexington, MA


Overview: Abacus Technology is seeking an Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to support all aspects of acquisition, system engineering reviews, and milestone entrance/exit criteria for the Command, Control, Communication, Intelligence and Networks (C3I&N) Directorate under the ETASS program at Hanscom AFB.  This is a full-time position.


Major Duties & Responsibilities: Capture and refine information security requirements and ensure that the requirements are effectively integrated into information technology component products and information systems through purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration.  Function as an integral part of the development team to include designing and developing organizational information systems or upgrading legacy systems.  Employ best practices when implementing security controls within an information system including; software engineering methodologies, system/security engineering principles, secure design, secure architecture, and secure coding techniques.  Coordinate security-related activities with information security architects, senior information security officers, information system owners, common control providers, and information system security officers.  Support RMF activities including: select security controls; apply overlays and tailor; and implement control solutions consistent with DoD Component Cybersecurity architectures.  Support stakeholders on the following:  Common Control Identification; document security controls implementation in the security plan; develop and approve Security Assessment plan; conduct initial remediation actions; assess selected controls annually; conduct needed remediation; and update security plan, SAR and POA&M.


Qualifications: 10+ years experience with cybersecurity, information assurance, and certification and accreditation including at least 3 years in a DoD environment.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Must be CISSP certified.  Experience in the development of both common user and special purpose command and control/information systems with increasing responsibilities in the scope and magnitude of the systems for which solutions have been implemented.  Understanding of security policy advocated by the U.S. Government including Department of Defense and appropriate civil agencies, e.g., NIST.  Must be a US Citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.


Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Lexington, Massachusetts

Abacus Technology was established in 1983 as an independently owned and operated minority business enterprise. Abacus Technology is a successful 8(a) Program graduate, with a 25+ year history of outstanding project performance on large, task order type contracts. Our reputation for producing and delivering value-added products and services on time and within budget is widely recognized throughout government and industry.

Abacus Technology has a broad range of government and commercial expertise in Network Solutions, Information Assurance, Software Development, Program Management Office Support, Physical Security, and special studies. We are a Microsoft Gold Certified Provider, and operate a test-bed to simulate our clients' network environments and troubleshoot application software and system installation problems prior to delivery. Many of our employees hold engineering and management certifications and meet eligibility requirements for classified contracts.

Abacus Technology has numerous contracts with the federal government and we are always looking for those veterans seeking to continue their service to our country, but in a new capacity.  Do not delay, submit your resume today and join one of our numerous cyber teams.

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