Information Assurance Security Specialist Senior

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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Description

Must have an active Top Secret clearance to start.

AIS is looking for an Information Assurance/Security Specialist (Senior) in Linthicum, MD. 

Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major technology assignments. Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others.

Roles and Responsibilities:

In this role you will work closely with the government Information Assurance Manager (IAM) in implementing DoD and Air Force Policy on the DC3 networks. Member of a team of IA professional’s responsible providing policy analysis, information sharing requirements. Review SIEM, Splunk, Tanium, ACAS and other vulnerability assessment tools for compliance. Certification and Accreditation support for multiple classified and unclassified networks. Responsible for creating and validating system security requirements, establishing and implementing security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures. Will conduct technical risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems as well as assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the system life cycle. 

Responsible for preparing documentation such as Risk Assessment Reports (RARs) for the ISSM/CISO, System Security Plans (SSPs), Development of Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms) to ensure compliance with Government and DC3 Cybersecurity policies and procedures. Will assist the ISSM/ISSO with the generation of cybersecurity documentation for system hardware and software assessments; assess the performance of IA Security controls for assess and authorize and assess only networks.

Required Education, Experience, and Abilities:

  • 18-22 years of professional experience without a degree; or 10-14 years of professional experience with a Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education; or 8-12 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree; or 4 years of professional experience required with a related PhD or JD
  • Experience reviewing SIEM, Splunk, ACAS, Tanium for setup and compliance
  • Demonstrated Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience
  • Experience with IA/Cybersecurity policy implementation
  • Experience handling Federal C&A activities to include experience with eMASS (submission, validation and updates as needed)
  • Experience performing computer systems security risk analysis and assessment.
  • Experience implementing and validating Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) and Security Requirements Guidance (SRG) for applications, familiarity with DOD network architecture and network engineering practices, hardening Windows/LINUX operating system
  • DOD 8570/8140 Certification: (CISSP, CISM, GSLC, CASP, CAP)
  • DoD SCCVI, HBSS, ACAS and CMRS experience
  • TS Clearance with ability to obtain SCI
  • Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Department of Defense Test & Evaluation (T&E) practices for Cybersecurity to include validation of Security Control Requirements, STIG/SRG/Customer Centric requirements and document findings in a formalized reporting format.
  • Experience analyzing and defining security requirements.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with excellent communication skills (written and verbal communications) and have the ability to work in a dynamic work environment.
  • FISMA experience
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team.

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