Information Assurance Engineer

Location: Quantico, Virginia
Date Posted: 09-12-2018
Actively seeking an Information Assurance Engineer to join a growing program in Quantico. This role requires a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility. 
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet Department of Navy security requirements.
  • Responsible for ensuring the integration and implementation of computer system security solutions.
  • Performs risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.
  • Identifies test requirements and tools based upon system architectures.
  • Develops, reviews and implements security test plans and procedures.
  • Establishes and satisfies system-wide information security requirements based on analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.
  • Supports the Government Cyber security Managers in the development and implementation of cyber security doctrine and policies.
  • Initiates, prepares, processes and monitors DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation (C&A) Process (DIACAP) and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages; ensures existing C&A and A&A packages are maintained in a compliant status; verifies and validates C&A and A&A package requirements and configuration modifications are performed and tested.
  • Manages and maintains C&A and A&A packages using eMASS and XACTA tools.
  • Reviews system engineering documentation, CONOPS, installation and configuration specifications to determine security requirements and to identify security concerns.
  • Prepares briefing slides, status charts and support documentation as presentations for the client.
  • Must have experience with using public key-based technologies for applications.
Basic Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of experience in the systems security discipline with specific emphasis on Navy Information Assurance practices.
  • Experience in the development of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and Certification and Accreditation plans (C&A)
  • Experience in Host Based Security Systems (HBSS), training and experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) vulnerability scanning and Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) tools.
  • Experience preparing, processing, assessing, validating and maintaining DIACAP and RMF packages using eMASS and XACTA tools.
  • Training or experience processing DIACAP to RMF transition packages.
  • Required:  DoD 8570 - IAT Level II (ex. Security +)
  • Required:  Top Secret (TS) clearance is required to start; must be eligible to obtain SCI-level adjudication
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