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Information Assurance Specialist

Proteam Solutions
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Information Assurance
Job Type
We are looking for an Information Assurance Specialist to support the 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.

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