IT009 Senior IT Security Engineer

We are looking for a full-time Senior IT Security Engineer (SSE) to support the Computational and Information Sciences and Technology Office (CISTO) at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) under NASA’s Space and Earth Science Data Analysis (SESDA) contract.

The responsibilities of this positions are as follows:Act as the main technical interface to the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS) management and leadership for contractors and civil servants.  The SSE shall be responsible for the overall Information Technology (IT) Security day to day operations of the NCCS, including all maintenance of associated hardware and software (e.g., continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM) systems and services, firewall clusters, log analysis clusters, authentication and authorization clusters, etc.), schedules, reports, annual security audits and assessments, and meeting Federal, Agency, Center, and organizational requirements.  The SSE will participate in systems development and enhancements to the NCCS environment providing security and risk assessments throughout the NCCS’ systems development lifecycle (SDLC).  The SSE will perform continuous monitoring, on-going provision and analysis of metrics and log data in support to ensure smooth transitions as the NCCS evolves and customer requirements of the Science Mission Directorate (SMD) and Federal and Agency IT security requirements change (e.g., Zero Trust).  The SSE will be an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) of the NCCS security plan and other System Security Plans (SSPs) determined by the government.  The SSE will participate in planning, strategizing, and budgeting activities; work with High Performance Computing (HPC) and Mission peers across the Agency to ensure appropriate consideration is being done of Agency HPC assets and HPC customers

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in managing IT security in a federal high-performance computing environment
  • Expertise in High-End Computing (HEC) security planning and operations on-premise and in the cloud
  • Demonstrated experience in NIST 800-53 versioning migrations
  • Ability to work independently and with a group
  • Strong verbal and written communication and critical thinking skills
  • US Citizenship

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in NASA’s HEC environment

Team ADNET brings over 30 years of experience to information systems and professional services for the federal government. With a history of expertise in software development, computer network design, IT security, mission operations support, and educational outreach, Team ADNET is deeply embedded in the Space and Earth Science at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD.

ADNET Systems, Inc. is working with Goddard Space Flight Center to fulfill NASA’s vision for space exploration, and working with the Science and Exploration Directorate to fulfill its many missions

ADNET Systems, Inc. is an employee-centric company, committed to providing premier benefits that support our employees and their families. With affordable medical and dental plans coupled with leading disability and life insurance options, ADNET offers our employees the benefits most sought after by today’s professional candidate. Furthermore, our benefits package features the extras that distinguish us from other small businesses, ensuring our high employee retention that our customers appreciate. Some features of our compensation plans and environment perks include:

  • Annual Leave/Sick Leave
  • Military and Family Emergency Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Performance Bonuses
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • 401K Plan with Company Matching and Immediate Vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Swag bags