• Cybersecurity Operations Lead Very Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-1
    • Job Title: Cybersecurity Operations Lead
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Cybersecurity Operations Lead: Shall have an in-depth knowledge of project management and resource allocation. Shall have an in-depth knowledge of systems security engineering, systems security operations, incident response methodologies, general user behavior analytics and general personnel management.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 8 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 10-15 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAT Level III, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / onboarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties: Responsible for managing the operations of cybersecurity personnel, applications, and appliances employed to defend the CCSA cyber terrain, to include but not limited to: Firewall Management; Host Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems Management; Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), e.g. audit log review and analysis; Vulnerability Scanning; Incident Response; technical analysis & troubleshooting assistance; support the Agency with project tracking with the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS); project presentations to the Agency change boards.

  • Senior Cybersecurity Engineer Very Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-2
    • Job Title: Senior Cybersecurity Engineer
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Senior Cybersecurity Engineer: Shall have an in-depth knowledge of systems security engineering, systems security operations, incident response methodologies, general user behavior analytics, and general personnel management.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 6 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 8-10 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAT Level III, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / onboarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties: Responsible for supporting the operations of cybersecurity personnel, applications, and appliances employed to defend the CCSA cyber terrain, to include but not limited to: Firewall Management; Host Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems Management; SIEM, e.g. audit log review and analysis; Vulnerability Scanning; Incident Response; technical analysis & troubleshooting assistance; support the Agency with project tracking with the IMS; project presentations to the Agency change boards.

  • Cybersecurity Engineer Very Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-3
    • Job Title: Cybersecurity Engineer
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Cybersecurity Engineer: Shall have an in-depth knowledge of systems security engineering, systems security operations, incident response methodologies and general user behavior analytics.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 3 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 5-8 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAT Level III, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / on-boarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:Responsible for supporting the operations of cybersecurity applications, and appliances employed to defend the CCSA cyber terrain, to include but not limited to: Firewall Management; Host Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems Management; SIEM, e.g. audit log review and analysis; Vulnerability Scanning; Incident Response; technical analysis & troubleshooting assistance.

  • Senior Cybersecurity Watch Analyst Very Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-4
    • Job Title: Senior Cybersecurity Watch Analyst
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Senior Cybersecurity Engineer: Shall have an in-depth knowledge of systems security engineering, systems security operations, incident response methodologies, general user behavior analytics and general personnel management.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 3 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 5-8 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAT Level III or CSSP Analyst, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / on-boarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:Responsible for monitoring the operations of personnel, cybersecurity applications, and appliances employed to defend the CCSA cyber terrain, to include but not limited to: SIEM, e.g. audit log review and analysis; Vulnerability Auditing and Analysis; Incident Response.

  • Cybersecurity Watch Analyst Very Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-5
    • Job Title: Cybersecurity Watch Analyst
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Cybersecurity Watch Analyst: Shall have an in-depth knowledge of systems security engineering, systems security operations, incident response methodologies and general user behavior analytics.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 2 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 3-5 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAT Level III or CSSP Analyst, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / on-boarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:Responsible for monitoring the operations of personnel, cybersecurity applications, and appliances employed to defend the CCSA cyber terrain, to include but not limited to: SIEM, e.g. audit log review and analysis; Vulnerability Auditing and Analysis; Incident Response.

  • Incidence Response Handler Very Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-6
    • Job Title: Incidence Response Handler
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Incident Response Handler: Shall have an in-depth knowledge of systems security engineering, systems security operations, incident response methodologies and general user behavior analytics.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 6 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 10-15 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAT Level III or CSSP Incident Responder, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / on-boarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:Responsible for incident response handling for the network and the focal point for defending the CCSA cyber terrain, to include but not limited to: Incident Response; Coordinating CCIR actions; Coordinating with Federal / DoD CIRT’s; Firewall Management; Host Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems Management; SIEM, e.g. audit log review and analysis; Vulnerability Auditing and Analysis.

  • Cybersecurity Compliance Lead Very Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-7
    • Job Title: Cybersecurity Compliance Lead
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Cybersecurity Compliance Lead Shall have an in-depth knowledge of DoD’s Risk Management Framework. Shall develop technical ation and presentations that are Cybersecurity related and provide incident response support to include intrusion detection and classified spills and conduct IA awareness training for customers. Shall have expert knowledge of NIST, DoD and Army applicable Security Regulations. Shall ensure the continuous auditing of Enterprise Mission Assurance Support System (eMASS) and manages the distribution of tasks for this function with the respective stakeholders to maintain the Authority to Operate (ATO) for system’s owned by the Agency.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 6 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 10-15 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAM Level III, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / onboarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:Responsible for managing and supervising the cybersecurity personnel, applications, and appliances employed to maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements, to include but not limited to: Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Compliance; DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework (RMF) Compliance; Ports, Protocols, Services Management (PPSM) Compliance; DoD Cyber Scorecard Compliance; Vulnerability Scanning and Analysis; IT Personnel Security Auditing; Support the Configuration Management (CM) with project tracking with the IMS; Project presentations to the Agency change boards.

  • Senior Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist Very Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-8
    • Job Title: Senior Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Senior Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist : Shall have an in-depth knowledge of DoD’s Risk Management Framework. Shall develop technical ation and presentations that are cybersecurity related and provide incident response support to include intrusion detection and classified spills, and conduct cybersecurity awareness training for customers. Shall have expert knowledge of NIST, DoD and Army applicable Security Regulations. Shall ensure the continuous auditing of eMASS and manages the distribution of tasks for this function with the respective stakeholders to maintain the ATO for system’s owned by the Agency.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 6 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 10-15 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAM Level III, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / onboarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:Responsible for supporting the cybersecurity personnel, applications, and appliances employed to maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements, to include but not limited to: FISMA Compliance; DoDI 8510.01 RMF Compliance; Ports, PPSM Compliance; DoD Cyber Scorecard Compliance; Vulnerability Scanning and Analysis; IT Personnel Security Auditing.

  • Cybersecurity Compliance SpecialistVery Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-9
    • Job Title: Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Cybersecurity Compliance Specialist : Shall have an in-depth knowledge of DoD’s Risk Management Framework. Shall develop technical ation and presentations that are cybersecurity related and provide incident response supportto include intrusion detection and classified spills and conduct cybersecurity awareness training for customers. Shall have expert knowledge of NIST, DoD and Army applicable Security Regulations. Shall ensure the continuous auditing of eMASS and manages the distribution of tasks for this function with the respective stakeholders to maintain the ATO for system’s owned by the Agency.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 4 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity; or 8-10 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IAM Level II, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / onboarding. These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:Responsible for supporting the cybersecurity personnel, applications, and appliances employed to maintain compliance with all regulatory requirements, to include but not limited to: FISMA Compliance; DoDI 8510.01 RMF Compliance; Ports, PPSM Compliance; DoD Cyber Scorecard Compliance; Vulnerability Scanning and Analysis; IT Personnel Security Auditing.

  • Software Compliance AnalystVery Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-10
    • Job Title: Software Compliance Analyst
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Software Compliance Analyst : Shall work hands-on with development teams to develop, roll-out, and provide oversight for a comprehensive Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SSDLC) program, including secure coding guidelines and static code analysis. Contributes to raise the application security posture across the organization, by developing an application security framework, including SSDLC development standards and guidelines for application developers; assisting the development teams identify application security vulnerabilities through a combination of security assessment techniques.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 6 years of experience in the field of software development and security code review; or 10-15 years of experience in the field. Required to be certified IASAE Level II, IAW DoDD 8140.01 and DoD 8570.01M at time of contract initiation / on-boarding. These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:Manages and maintains the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (SSDLC) performing static and dynamic code analysis across multiple coding languages; Vulnerability Scanning.

  • Senior Configuration Management EngineerVery Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-11
    • Job Title: Senior Configuration Management Engineer
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Senior Configuration Management Engineer : Shall ensure delivery of reliable products to customers by maintaining consistent processes governing the coordination, tracking, planning, scheduling, and building of all software components.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science with a concentration in computer related technology (and/or business administration) or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 6 years of experience in the field of configuration management; or 10-15 years of experience in the field. Current ITIL certification at time of contract initiation / on-boarding.

    These requirements may (but are not required to) be waivedin writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, experienced with build processes and an ability to lead or facilitate a Change Advisory Board (CAB) or Configuration Control Board (CCB) and provide clear guidance and detailed planning. Other duties include but not limited to: Control, maintain, and store software work products, including COTS - ensuring complete traceability of changes through a ed change management process; Development or testing experience in a UNIX, Windows or VMWARE environment; Knowledge and experience with IT governance and control frameworks (NIST, COBIT, COSO, ITIL); Creating and improving CM processes; Facilitating the CCB; Providing CM assessments and inputs to change requests; Support the Agency with project tracking with the IMS; Interfacing with all engineering disciplines and program management.

  • Configuration Management EngineerVery Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-12
    • Job Title: Configuration Management Engineer
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Configuration Management Engineer : Shall ensure delivery of reliable products to customers by maintaining consistent processes governing the coordination, tracking, planning, scheduling, and building of all software components.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor of Science with a concentration in computer related technology (and/or business administration) or related field or four-year equivalent training and at least 3 years of experience in the field of configuration management; or 5-8 years of experience in the field. Current ITIL certification at time of contract initiation / on-boarding. These requirements may (but are not required to) be waived in writing by the COR upon receipt and review of the candidate’s individual resume. If waived, the individual will be required to operate at a level commensurate with the requirement above.

    Key duties:The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, experienced with build processes and an ability to lead or facilitate a CAB or CCB and provide clear guidance and detailed planning. Other duties include but not limited to: Control, maintain, and store software work products, including COTS - ensuring complete traceability of changes through a ed change management process; Development or testing experience in a UNIX, Windows or VMWARE environment; Knowledge and experience with IT governance and control frameworks (NIST, COBIT, COSO, ITIL); Creating and improving CM processes; Facilitating the CCB; Providing CM assessments and inputs to engineering change requests; Support the Agency with project tracking with the IMS; Interfacing with all engineering disciplines and program management.

  • Project EngineerVery Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-13
    • Job Title: Project Engineer
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Project Engineer : Shall oversee and orchestrate advanced technology system design, development, integration, testing, training, deployment, and operation and/or maintenance efforts.

    Position Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent. Shall possess an active Top-Secret clearance. Engineering Experience: 6+ years of IT Project experience with last 3 years being in a senior level role.

    Key duties:The candidate will have demonstrated the ability to be integral in all facets of a project’s life cycle. Other duties include but not limited to: performs day-to-day management of assigned projects; leads teams of highly specialized technical professionals who are involved in analyzing, prototyping, designing, integrating, testing, ing, converting, extending, and implementing automated information systems; demonstrates proven skills in highly technical areas; organizes, directs, and coordinates the planning and production of all activities associated with assigned projects, including assessment of staff and expenditure of Other Direct Costs (ODC)s; must demonstrate superior writing and oral communication skills; has the ability to independently prepare and analyze highly complex project schedules, ability to use spreadsheets and complex project management tools and systems to track deliverables, management information, and control the IMS.

  • Technical WriterVery Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-14
    • Job Title: Technical Writer
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Technical Writer : Shall develop clear and concise informational and technical s, training and instructional content, deployment plans, and other IT related s.

    Position Requirements:Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in Computer Science, Business, Information Technology, or communications. Must have a minimum of 8 years of experience as a subject matter expert creating, reviewing, editing, and updating technical IT s, Configuration Management Process s, Standard Operating Procedures and Processes s. Sound judgment, strong sense of ethics, ability to work under tight deadlines.

  • Information Training SpecialistVery Urgent

    • JobReq-CS-201904-15
    • Job Title: Information Training Specialist
    • Duration: 5+ years
    • US CITIZENS ONLY
    • Location – Federal Agencies in Maryland/DC area or anywhere in US.
    • Preferable - *Security Clearance: Top Secret
    • *Step Ahead will also initiate security clearance with the agency for selected candidates.

    Information Training Specialist : Develop clear and concise training and instructional content. Exhibit organizational skill through scheduling training dates/events; coordinate facilities and logistics of material delivery with customers.

    Position Requirements:Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in computer a related technology and or business administration. Must have over 5 years of experience creating, developing, conducting, and executing training in classroom environment or one-on-one. Shall understand training theories and program design, e.g. social learning theory, expectancy theory and adult learning theory as they affect capabilities related to specific learning outcomes. Should understand terms and concepts such as: .NET platform; Internet Service Provider (ISP); digital marketing; basic network concepts and protocols, etc. Provide exemplary, live product training in a classroom environment and via web-based delivery. Effectively and confidently, articulate the architecture and design of custom-built web applications and related products

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