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Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) -1051

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD, US, 20701

Company: HII's TSD




Job Description

Come join our Cyber and Intelligence team!  Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors.  Our experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.


HII-Technical Solutions Division (TSD) is looking for an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) to take on a high-visibility role, working hand-in-hand with our customer to support mission management, process development, risk assessments, and assist with the integration of Emerging Technologies in their Annapolis Junction, MD location.  


You will participate as the primary security engineering representative on engineering teams for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and/or integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments. As an ISSE, you will assist tour customer in evaluating configurations of commercial products to be used in layered solutions to protect classified data. As an ISSE, you will:

  • Identify points of vulnerability and recommend mitigation strategies.
  • Validate and verify system security requirements. 
  • Analyze system security designs.
  • Design, develop, and implement security systems and components, including components for networking, computing, and support environments.
  • Assists in system planning, development, and deployment to ensure compliance with security standards and requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance in Information Assurance concepts, principles, and standards including definition and use of IA-related metadata and threat and risk analysis.


For a better understanding of the role you will fill, please look at the mission website at this link: https://www.nsa.gov/Resources/Commercial-Solutions-for-Classified-Program/


Essential Job Responsibilities

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Perform analyses at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.


A summary of your additional responsibilities is as follows:

  • Perform analyses of architectures and provide technical guidance in the development of functional requirements.
  • Provide technical guidance on Enterprise systems engineering and architecture concepts and principles.
  • Analyze commercial solutions to ensure that the defined capabilities continue to provide the security services and robustness required to account for technology development, new security issues, and new use cases.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 5+ years or a HS diploma and 9+ years of expereince. 
  • DoD 8570.01-M compliance with IASAE Level 2 is required (CASP or CISSP).
  • An active TS/SCI with Polygraph.

Preferred Requirements

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience as an ISSE on programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexing.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security Systems Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is requirement.  An additional 4 years of ISSE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.


Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore
Nearest Secondary Market: Washington DC