Red Arch Solutions

Security Engineer

Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
Job ID
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description

***Active TS/SCI with Polygraph Required***


Red Arch Solutions is a proven and effective small business integrator and consultant, recognized as a leading provider of IT development to the Federal Government, and primarily focused within the Intelligence Community.


We are an official Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and are pleased to now offer Cloud Solutions Architecture and Engineering using AWS. We promote the advancement of our staff in achieving AWS certifications.


Red Arch is seeking a Security Engineer to support NGA.


The scope of this contract relates to the management of NGA’s Research Labs across the US.  The effort will provide both system administration for networks, servers, cloud and audio/visual devices and security engineering support services to include architecture documentation and testing.


The Security Engineer will provide security-engineering support services required to operate and sustain the NGA Research Lab Environment (RLE) at five CONUS locations. These services include all security engineering actions related to documentation to support the approval and accreditation of hardware and software for RLE systems and customers. 


Responsibilities/Job Function:

  • Develop, maintain, and execute schedules for the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)

  • Track and resolve outstanding liens for research segment/system/entity, as documented for an Authority to Operate (ATO)

  • Enforce DNI and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) compliance for Information Assurance (IA), as it applies to the RLE systems

  • Coordinate with RLE system administrators to verify all systems are in compliance and reporting to enterprise resources as required

  • Maintain a repository for all IA certification and accreditation documentation and modifications, and input/update Xacta

  • Track Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) reporting and patch management

Minimum Qualifications

  • Mandatory Security Clearance Requirement: TS/SCI with CI Poly
  • Demonstrated proficiency and experience working with some or all of the following: Linux (CentOS and Red Hat), Microsoft Windows (Server and Workstation), Amazon Web Services (AWS), databases (Oracle, MySQL), web services, internet protocols, Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Network (SAN) systems

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institute in an area applicable to this position (e.g. information systems, computer science, math, or engineering) and five (5) years of relevant technical experience or fifteen (15) years of relevant experience across both minimum and desired qualifications
  • Must presently be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2 preferred); must be 8570 compliant (IAT Level 2) by date of security indoctrination with any necessary continuing education (CE) for certification 


Desired Qualifications

  • Performing necessary security certification and accreditation actions to obtain and maintain Authority to Test/Connect/Operate (ATT/ATC/ATO)
  • Familiarity with ICD 503 and Federal Information Management Act (FISMA) compliance

  • Evaluating and assessing compliance with established IA policies and regulations. Conducting independent technical and non-technical evaluations of systems based on the security requirements and security controls

  • Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA)/Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) tracking, implementation and reporting, and up-to-date patch management

  • Providing configuration management and IA assessments of hardware/software technology


Red Arch Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status. Red Arch Solutions takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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