Information System Security Engineer Senior 1279

Information System Security Engineer Senior 1279 | Aberdeen Proving Ground, 21005, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, US

Referral Eligible 



Zapata Technology is seeking an Information Systems Security Engineer (Senior) to support Information Systems (ISs) which includes Cross Domain Solution Suites (CDSS), Tactical, Cloud, and On-Prem with a TS/SCI clearance (and polygraph) at Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG), MD. Check out the details below and our awesome benefits here. 


Essential Functions:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate in the research, analysis, design, testing and implementation of complex computer network security/protection technologies.
  • Assist customers in identifying security solutions for the company's networks and virtual private networks, application systems, key public infrastructures, authentication, and directory services to ensure the security of the network and confidential data. 
  • Perform periodic vulnerability scans of networks to identify security vulnerabilities and provides remediation alternatives and conducts security risk assessments.
  • Design enterprise and systems security throughout the development lifecycle; translates technology and environmental conditions into security designs and processes.
  • Provide security consultation/guidance and engineering to PM product owners, customers, system owners and developers, and maintain security process coordination within the Department's lifecycle management and governance process.
  • Develop/integrate cybersecurity designs for systems and networks with multilevel security requirements or requirements for the processing of multiple classification levels of data.
  • Perform operational support and development for system environments and provide product recommendations for security technologies.


Job Qualifications:

Qualifications and Skills include:

  • CASP+ CE, CISSP (or Associate), or CSSLP certified
  • Hands-on experience designing of secured systems architecture deployed to DoD on-premises and Cloud secured architectures, hands-on securing Development/Test/Deployment environments, hands-on System Security Engineering, and assisting Information Systems Security Manager/Officer (ISSM/ISSO) Services throughout the system Assessment and Authorization processes.
  • Experience providing support and analysis to bridge the gap between high level security requirements and policies and ensuring their integration into information technology component products and information systems through purposeful security design or configuration.



Education/Experience include:

  • Master’s degree and seven (7) years direct related experience 
  • Or bachelor’s degree and ten (10) years direct related experience


Working Conditions:

  • Long periods of sitting, working at a desk, using office equipment.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

  • Full time



  • Must be willing to travel, as needed, up to 25%.


Clearance Type:

Requires a TS/SCI with CI poly. Employment is contingent on having or obtaining the required active security clearance or successfully passing the required background check, as well as other factors, including, but not limited to, drug screens.


AAP/EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


Zapata Technology, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation to applicants who are veterans or who have disabilities and are unable to fully use our company application system. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify Christina Hall, EEO Coordinator at