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Information Assurance Specialist - Chantilly, VA -TS/SCI with Security

Employer
SOC/Day & Zimmermann Federal Services
Location
Chantilly
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Sector
IT
Job Role
Information Assurance
Job Type
Permanent
Information Assurance Specialist – Chantilly, VA –TS/SCI Description: Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients–whether they are a multi–national corporation, a small start–up or a government agency. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Job Summary: We are looking for an Information Assurance Specialist to support the Battelle Chantilly, VA facility. The role is broken down into the following key performance areas: Provide systems administration and information assurance support for various classified systems. Configure and validate information system compliance using DISA STIGs, SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC) and STIG Viewer. Initiate and follow through to completion, Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages for enterprise architectures in accordance with NISPOM/DAAPM, ICD 503/CNSSI 1253, JSIG, NIST 800–53 and NIST 800–171 requirements. Create and maintain Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages, System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports (RARs), Security Controls Traceability Matrices (SCTMs) and Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms) for all classified systems. Establish and administer appropriate security systems, policies, standards, and procedures in compliance with applicable government and corporate directives, guidelines, and contractual obligations. Conduct analysis and assessment of the security control assessment guidance, procedures, and templates to ensure correct and uniform implementation of the new RMF assessment processes. Identify, contain, investigate, and report data spills to the Government Security ISSM through preliminary written reports. Coordinate the containment and device sanitization with staff at the affected locations. Provide an assessment/mitigation strategy addressing the data spill in the approved response plan. Provide technical oversight for classified system compliance and conduct self–assessments. Interface directly with Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) and other system sponsoring clients to conduct security inspections, tests, and reviews. Key Qualifications: Must have 5 years of relevant experience as an IT systems administrator. Demonstrated experience as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO). Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a DOD Top Secret security clearance. Experience with Windows operating systems and Active Directory is required. Experience with network systems administration is required. Experience with NIST 800–53 and Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditations. Experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC) and STIG Viewer is required. DoDD 8140 (8570.1–M) IAT Level 2 certification or ability to complete certification within the first 6 months of employment. Ability to travel to attend meetings and training (less than 10 percent of time). Preferred Qualifications: Military veteran with relevant IT and computer security experience will be considered a plus. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is considered a plus. Benefits: Live an Extraordinary Life We care about your well–being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life. Balance life through a compressed work schedule: Most of our team follows a flexible, compressed work schedule that allows for every other Friday off–giving you a dedicated day to accomplish things in your personal life without using vacation time. Take time to recharge: You get paid time off to support work–life balance and keep motivated. Prioritize wellness: Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits. Better together: Coverage for partners, gender–affirming care and health support, and family formation support. Build your financial future: Build financial stability with an industry–leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that. Advance your education: Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education. Flexible work arrangements: You have options for where you work and when you work. A Work Environment Where You Succeed For brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanity's most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world. You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to: Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projects Receive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discovery Collaborate with world–class experts in an inclusive environment Nurture and develop the next generation of scientific leaders Give back to and improve our communities Employment Pre–requisites The following requirements must be met to be eligible for this position: successful completion of a background investigation, drug urinalysis, and verified compliance with Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. SOC, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

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