Cybersecurity Security Developer at Innovative Defense Technologies in Fall River, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:


Background information:

Innovative Defense Technologies (IDT), provider of automated software testing, data analysis, and cybersecurity solutions for complex, mission-critical systems in the US Department of Defense (DoD), is seeking a Cybersecurity Security Developer.


Cybersecurity Security Developer will be part of a team whose responsibilities include ensuring compliance with government security requirements pertaining to computer systems processing classified information across the company. Developing reporting procedures and ensuring that security violations and incidents are properly reported to the cybersecurity service provider, Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command, and the Department of Defense reporting chain, as required.

The candidate must apply extensive technical expertise and have a full understanding of other related disciplines. This includes specialty areas such as conceptualizing, designing, and building secure information technology (IT) systems, with responsibility for some aspect of the systems' development.

The candidate will work with the local ISSMs (virtually or on-site) to ensure timely and accurate Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) submittals. This includes the development of technical security solutions to meet the defined requirements.

All applicants must be able to obtain/maintain an active U.S. Security Clearance.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Candidate should be well versed in the RMF processes as applied to the Navy RPG v3.3, DoD Instruction 8510.01 and NIST Special Publication 800-53Ensure compliance with government security requirements pertaining to computer systems processing classified information

  • Assist in the developing, implementing, and maintaining system security plans in line with DCSA RMF requirements as outlined in the Navy Process Guide Provide continuous monitoring support to accredited systems and maintain required bodies of evidence Work with local ISSMs to implement and oversee compliance with technical information settings for all operating systems, to include desktops, servers, networking, etc. on classified information systems

  • Assist with cybersecurity policy updates

  • Completing other duties as assigned

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems Security, Cybersecurity, or related field

  • 3+ years of experience in security systems and compliance risk management

  • Professional security related certification such as Security+, CEH, etc.

Required skills:

  • Experience in security assessment and authorization

  • Operating System/Computing Environment (OS/CE) certificate of training

  • Understanding and command of NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-37, SP 800-30, SP 800-53, SP 800-53A, and SP 800-137Familiarity with NSA type 1 encryption, all legacy Windows OS, Windows 7 & 10 (to include Secure Host Baseline (SHB)), Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016, Group Policy administration, Network device support to include hardening and auditing, UNIX OS to include various Linux OS systems security configurations

  • Knowledge of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and the NSA configuration standards for DOD systems

  • Familiar with auditing and cyber security support tools such as SPLUNK, Nessus, offline patch management and protection against insider threats

  • Knowledge of government/contractor network interconnectivity arrangements. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively interface with numerous cognizant security agencies, customers and senior management

  • Should be familiar with encryption of data at rest

Preferred skills:

  • Understanding of fundamental cloud computing concepts

  • Kubernetes 1.21 or greater or Container Orchestrator Knowledge of and experience with Federal security regulations, standards, and processes including FISMA, FIPS, NIST, and FedRAMP

  • Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) Appointment

  • CISSP, CISM or other information security certification preferred


  • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail with high level of accuracy and confidentiality

  • Possess strong technical acumen, to explain system and network architecture and communicate platform security

  • Strong organization and planning skills

EEO Statement:

IDT is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.
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