Jr. Information Assurance Systems Engineer

US-CO-Colorado Springs | US-CO-Colorado Springs
1 month ago(11/17/2017 11:53 AM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


The successful candidate will be able to plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. Assess system vulnerabilities for security risks and propose risk mitigation strategies. Recommend appropriate security controls that will safeguard IT systems, digital files, and vital electronic infrastructure. Recommend strategies to respond to computer security breaches and viruses. Responsibilities include:

  • Generates and validates all information system security reporting.
  • Provide cybersecurity Risk Management Framework (RMF) research, analysis, and recommendations to assess and accredit emerging cybersecurity capabilities and methodologies to include assessing controls, monitoring and reporting on controls and on the status of mitigation actions.
  • Develop methods for validating cybersecurity requirements, determining vulnerabilities, developing cybersecurity tools and methods, and conducting AoA of cybersecurity information systems.
  • Develop the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) relating to the RMF process.
  • Maintains an inventory of all information systems.
  • Develops plans to safeguard data from unauthorized modification.
  • Develops and publishes procedures necessary to implement the requirements of IT security policy.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • Have a security-related certification:
    • IAT Level I-III / IAM Level I-III
    • CCNA-Security
    • Security+
    • CAP or CASP (preferred)
  • Must possess high attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance.





NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.



NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit


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