Nashua, NH
Date Posted: December 21, 2016
Employment Type: Contract
Job Id: 7346

Job Description


Responsible for supporting adherence to all aspects of the Information Assurance (IA) program as stipulated by various USG requirements including (but not limited to):

• NISPOM, JSIG, ICD 503 and associated NIST publications, and customer/contract specific IA regulations.

• Components of the IA program include Certification and Accreditation/Assessment and Authorization activities (document preparation, system configuration/validation, certification testing, etc.), security sustainment activities (hardware change management, software change management, account management, media protection, user interface, file transfers, etc.), conducting self-inspections, audit trail review, delivering information systems security education and awareness.

• Translate operational requirements into technical requirements and architectures needed to meet program objectives

• Oversee and report on, with minimal supervision, isolated projects requiring security/IA support.

• Able to interface with other IA team members, other security disciplines (industrial security, physical security, special programs security, etc.), program personnel and government security representatives.   

Skills Required:

• MUST have an active DoD Secret security clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain additional security accesses.

• Bachelor’s Degree or four years of experience in Information Technology (IT) or Information Assurance (IA) in a classified environment.

• Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures.

• Must be IAT Level II compliant and maintain IS professional certification commensurate with DoD 8570.1M requirements.

• Excellent written and oral communications.

• High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and acquire new skills, and adapt seamlessly to an ever-changing security environment.   

Skills Preferred:

• Ability to apply information system knowledge to other government compliance documents (JAFAN, DCID, JSIG, and ICD).

• Customer focused and has excellent time management skills.

• Must be flexible and work with limited supervision.   

Experience Required:  2 years work experience or equivalent experience    

Experience Preferred:

 • Experience with supporting various system configurations (Stand Alone, Peer to Peer Networks, Local Area Networks, and Wide Area Networks).

• Experience with development and implementation of IA Policies and Procedures.

• Experience with auditing the security aspects of various operating systems (Windows, Linux and UNIX).

• Experience with the Preparation of Certificate and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents and procedures

• Experience with development and delivery of IA-related briefings and training material.

• Experience with complex Information Systems, i.e. Multi-Program Interconnection, PL-2 systems and above.

• Experience with certifying compliance of various systems (Windows, Linux and UNIX).

• Experience with Interconnected Security Agreements (ISA), Network Security Plans, and Memorandums of Understanding/Agreement (MOU/A).   

Education Required:  Bachelor's Degree 



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