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Network Security Engineer – Secret Clearance

Posted by on June 9, 2021

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WANTED: a mission driven professional with a Secret Clearance, Security + Certification and experience as a Network Security Engineer for the federal government to support the Air Force in Rome, NY.

As a Network Security Engineer, you will:

  • Perform vulnerability assessments used to test and validate the security of supported networks including the DREN and NIPRNET.
  • Join a leading company with over 40 years in the industry
  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Join a team of dedicated professionals who care about the quality of our product.
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.

A week in the life of a Network Security Engineer:

  • Maintain and ensure continued Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA) compliance along with support IA tasks
  • Aid in IA activities required for the effective sustainment of the systems in accordance with DOD Information Assurance Certification process.
  • Work with the IA Services functional area to address local IA requirements
  • Coordinate and implement downward directed network and security measures received from AFMC and the Integrated Network Operations Security Center (INOSC)/li>
  • Provide security management support for information systems security including:
  • Assisting with strategic planning
  • Configuration management
  • Project life cycle
  • Network renovation efforts
  • Certification & accreditation reviews
  • Policy comparison/reviews
  • Supporting enterprise projects and initiatives

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

Company Awards:

  • Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021
  • Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021
  • Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021

Veteran Hiring Awards:

  • U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
  • BEST FOR VETS by Military Times

Job Requirements

  • Secret security clearance required
  • High School Diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Network Security Engineer
  • Security+ certification or equivalent required

Skills and abilities:

  • Highly motivated, self-starter and team player with a high energy level and willingness to aggressively take on responsibility
  • Demonstrated ability to approach job responsibilities with a focus on process improvement
  • Able to work and effectively communicate with all levels of management
  • Unconditional integrity and commitment to achieving goals

% Travel  0 – 10%

Clearance Required?  Secret


  • Location:, Rome, New York 13340, United States
  • Salary: Not provided
  • Clearance Required: Yes
  • Spouse Friendly: No

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