Overview

At Noblis, our mission is to use the best of science, engineering, technology and strategy to serve the public good. Throughout our history, we have drawn on the best that scientific, technical and strategic thinking have to offer to solve society’s most essential problems in innovative, effective and lasting ways. We are unique, even among non-profits, because when we sit down to solve a problem, there are no strings attached to our thinking. With no commercial interests to advance, no vendor alliances to protect, and no sponsors to represent, we are free to focus on what matters most – finding the solution that works best for our clients and the public at large. Over the decades, Noblis has been recognized as: Best Employer: A Washington Post “Top Workplace” for 2 years, Glassdoor “Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For” for 2 years, and many awards in previous years Business Ethics and Integrity: A “World’s Most Ethical Company” for 6 years by Ethisphere Institute, Finalist at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards Leadership and Innovation: CEO Amr ElSawy and SVP National Security Roger Mason selected to Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash 100 List, CEO Amr ElSawy named as a “Tech Titan” by the Washingtonian Magazine, Noblis CTO recognized as a trending 40 CIO in the DC Area The Information Security Team supporting Noblis, Noblis-NSP, and Noblis-ESI, is seeking a qualified junior candidate to join the team. The ideal candidate has a strong interest in information security. He or she currently works in a security role and has a background in computer science, network administration, or similar technical discipline. He or she is a proactive, self-starter, and directly applies accumulated knowledge to deliver value to the organization. He or she is committed to continuous learning, and actively shares knowledge across teams and functional units. Key responsibilities: Develop and maintain security documentation for multiple information systems (NIST 800-53 Rev. 4 Moderate Impact). Manage artifact collection and timely response to auditors.Creating and updating process flow documentationAssist senior team members with the ongoing assessment and quantification of risk to information systemsParticipate in investigations at technical and procedural levelsInvestigating and responding to security incidentsAssist users with the proper completion of Information Security requests, ensuring completeness and accuracyConduct vulnerability scanning of various systems and applications, interpreting the results (removing false positives) and disseminate to stakeholders. Tracking and monitoring overall enterprise compliance to established thresholds.Administer Enterprise Web Proxy, assisting employees with unblock or access requestsPrepare monthly reports, which appropriately analyses risk for presentation to Information Security Control Board QUALIFICATIONS:One to three years’ experience working with NIST Standards (especially NIST 800 Special Publication 800-53). Must be able to update and maintain Systems Security Plans and POA&Ms.Applies Subject Matter Expertise and knowledge of current IA policy, tactics, techniques, policy, doctrine, and relationship to IA reporting requirements and structure. Some familiarity with various security toolsets including Nessus, Security Center, HP WebInspect, Acunetix, metasploit, etc. General technical knowledge of various operating systems including Linux, Windows, and OS X. Ability to create efficient scripts and automate processes preferred. Previous systems administration experience a plus.Knowledge of authentication technologies and identity federation desired. Displays technical proficiency to install, configure, and operate enterprise security tools. General understanding of networked systems and telecommunications. Familiarity with security controls deployed at the network layer including packet filtering, firewalls, Intrusion Detection/prevention systems desired.Ability to communicate technical subject matter in both written and verbal form to non-technical audiences. Excellent communication skills required.Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearancePI94628777Apply Here