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Amyx, Inc. Sr. Security Engineer in O'Fallon, Illinois

Amyx is seeking to hire a Senior Security Engineer to support our Cyber Security Team on the PEO-T Support in the Scott AFB area.

Responsibilities and Daily Tasks: Meeting participation supporting government customer, processing of Minor Modifications to systems, IATT package preparations and processing, risk assessment activities, program documentation review with a focus on cybersecurity requirements, POA&M generation, tracking, and maintenance, risk acceptance requirement definition and documentation, FISMA Annual Security Reviews and Security Control Tests.

  • Able to and/or have experience with:

  • Assessing threats to program/environment

  • Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Process

  • Certification & Accreditation (C&A) Process

  • Computer Network Defense (CND) operations, monitoring, and analysis

  • Custom Source Code, Vulnerability Analysis and Documentation

  • Cybersecurity and IT systems and tools administration and maintenance

  • Department of Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)

  • Designing/developing IA or IA-enabled products, interface specifications, and approaches to secure environment


  • DoD Information Technology (IT)

  • DoDI 8510.01

  • Ensuring architecture and design of DoD information systems are functional and secure

  • Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)

  • Incident response, tracking, and resolution; cross-domain solutions support; inter-agency coordination; and PKI procedures and guidance

  • IT security tools (e.g. IDS, IPS, HBSS, etc.) and operating systems (e.g. Windows, LINUX, etc.)

  • NIST and DoD security policies, directives, and guidelines

  • Ports, Protocols, and Services (PPS) Registry and Processes

  • Reviewing/providing feedback on adequacy of security designs and architectures

  • Risk Assessment, Analysis and Documentation

  • Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Vulnerability assessment and management; as well as metrics consolidation and reporting (to include the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements)

  • Working independently and as an integrated team member

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Secret Clearance, or higher

  • IAM Level II Certification

  • Master Degree in IT-related field of study

  • Ten (10) years of IA/cyber security experience involving application of DoD policy, direction, and guidance to customer environments

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Cloud-based certifications

  • Experience transitioning customer from DIACAP to RMF

  • Experience transitioning customer from on-premise to cloud environments

  • Experience with MicroFocus Fortify Scan Tool

  • Military or Government service supporting personnel programs

Amyx is an Equal Opportunity employer. Amyx is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. Every qualified applicant receives focused consideration for employment and no one is discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Amyx complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Equal Opportunity Employer- Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Amyx is an E-Verify employer.

Amyx proudly and proactively takes affirmative action to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Physical Demands

Employee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

ID: 2020-2747

External Company Name: Amyx, Inc.

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