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Information Assurance/security Specialist (mid Level) with Security

Koniag Government Services
United States
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Job Role
Information Assurance
Job Type
KDS Job ID: Koniag Data Solutions (KDS), a Koniag Government Services company, is seeking a mid–level Information Assurance/Security Specialist with a Secret Clearance to support KDS and our government customer in Washington, DC. This position is full time onsite at Fort McNair, Washington, DC We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more. Essential Functions, Responsibilities & Duties may include, but are not limited to: Support customer's ability to comply with cyber security and system security requirements to safeguard sensitive data and maintain operational continuity Support development of cyber security policies and plans to identify and respond to threats and issues in compliance with Army regulations. Manage access controls and permissions Implement and maintain security patches and updates Provide incident and recovery support as necessary Achieve and maintain ATO and ATC for systems. Maintain systems security data in the Army Portfolio Management System (APMS) Support the OCIO/IMO with cyber security/IS security information to respond to taskers. Maintain system, applications, and software to meet accreditation requirements of the RMF IAW DoDI 8510.01. Ensure systems receive and maintain a full ATO/ATC for use on Army networks Work Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Current active Secret Security Clearance Minimum of 3 years of work experience in the area of IA, Cyber/Information Security At least 1 year of experience year with DoD Certification and Accreditation and Cyber Risk Management (DoD RMF, NIST) At least 1 year of experience in security incident handling/incident response process, methods, and coordination Experience performing high–volume analysis of logs, network, and system data Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) (preferred) Have demonstrated knowledge of network threats, attacks, and other methods of exploitation, and the ability to develop Tactics, Techniques, Procedures (TTPs) to mitigate, deter, and respond. Have knowledge of Cyber Security practices for cloud and virtual environments (ex. Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, VMWare, and OpenStack) Have strong knowledge of security incident handling/incident response process, methods, and coordination with Regional Cyber Center–CONUS (RCC–C), Regional Network Enterprise Center (RNEC), NEC, etc. Have strong knowledge and understanding of DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) engineering efforts, as they relate to security engineering Military Construction/Military Construction Army (MILCON/MCA projects). Have strong knowledge of the development of Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE) Policy (Policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), TTPs, etc.) and the conduct of the associated inspections for user adherence to the CCOE policy developed Certifications Required: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) (or associate) CASP, CISSP (or associate), or Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) and CSSP Auditor Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) (red), Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) (blue), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA) and IAM II CAP, CASP, CISM, CISSP (or associate) or GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC). Successfully complete Information Assurance Fundamentals online course and exam at: Bachelor's degree in system engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or related discipline. Working Environment & Conditions This job operates in a professional office environment and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The workload may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, do simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information, or any other factor protected by law. We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms, and conditions of employment. The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require accommodation to navigate or to apply for a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e–mail at or by calling to request accommodation. Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution–oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long–term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit . Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. Shareholder Preference in accordance with Public Law 88–352

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