Information Assurance Engineer, Junior Level (TS/SCI clearance required)

NASK is seeking an Information Assurance Engineer in support of our contract programs and information technology systems.

DAILY ACTIVITIES:

  • Leads the development of required program security documentation, tests plans and procedures.
  • Generates or supports Information Assurance documentation for internal information technology systems and customer-facing projects.
  • Devises security testing and evaluation procedures that implement security requirements and controls.
  • Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results.
  • Provides recommendations to remediate any security risks and threats across systems.
  • Plans and executes project tasks for activities in continuous security lifecycle.
  • Maintains the organization’s compliance documentation within customer tools.
  • Coordinates with government stakeholders and customer security to maintain system accreditation, including vulnerability assessments.
  • Collaborates with the Director of IT, Physical security officer and other security stakeholders.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in a technical field is required or 3-5 years of equivalent experience.
  • Proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Proficient understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), DIACAP, STIGs and other government security guidelines
  • Proficient knowledge of cyber security technology and trends
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions as they affect the cyber design and implementation
  • Work across project teams
  • Creative thinker, good multi-tasker
  • Active TS//SCI with ability to submit to a polygraph as a condition of privileged access.
  • Ability to maintain an active Top Secret // SCI with polygraph Clearance.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CISSP or Associate of ISC2 is preferred
  • Familiarity of CI/CD software development environments
  • Familiarity with AWS infrastructure.
  • Experience with government compliance applications such as OBMS and eMASS
  • Understanding of STIGs/SRGs, SCAP and other DoD IA tools.
  • Experience working with Intelligence Community Agencies (i.e. NRO, CIA, or NSA)

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods of time in lab environments.  Ability to communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face-to-face. Some domestic travel required.

POSITION LOCATION:
Fairfax, VA

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