Information Assurance Analyst in Lexington Park, MD at DCS

Date Posted: 7/19/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The candidate will support and perform tasks to protect the Program’s information and information systems.  Will ensure the IA tenets of Confidentiality, Integrity, Availably, Authentication and Non-Repudiation are integrated throughout the Programs’ information systems beginning with inception and concluding with retirement and/or termination as appropriate

Essential Job Functions:

Maintaining the information system CS program, and for documenting the CS program throughout the Risk Management Framework process.

Addressing CS in the management of the DoD information system configuration (i.e., systems processing unclassified up to Top Secret-SCI/SAP, etc…).

Mitigating identified CS vulnerabilities, and reporting and responding to CS violations and incidents.

Tracking compliance with the IA Controls (i.e., security requirements) applicable to the DoD information system and reporting CS management review items to AIR 7.2.6, such as C&A status, compliance with personnel security requirements, compliance with training and education requirements, and compliance with CTOs, IAVAs, and other directed solutions.

Ensure that CS inspections, security tests, and reviews (i.e., annual security reviews) are coordinated.

Ensure that all CS management review items are tracked and reported via DoD Information Technology Portfolio Repository (DITPR) – Department of Navy (DoN) or the C&A process.

Ensure that all information system CS-related documentation (i.e., MOUs/MOAs, access request for IT components) are developed, current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.

Implement and enforce all information system CS policies and procedures, as defined by the security certification and accreditation documentation.

Manage the System Authorization Access Request Process (SAAR-N). 

Respond to all CS related data calls from PEO(A), AIR 7.2.6 and other DoD entities.

Ensure that all System Administrators are appropriately appointed in writing via Program Manager.

Conduct CS Brief for new employees.

Draft CS Monthly Reports (i.e., Dashboard).

Create and provide CS input to Statement of Work, Engineering Documents, Integrated Master Schedule, Information Assurance Strategy, etc…

Attending various meetings/conferences related to CS efforts (i.e., ISSM/ISSO Monthly Meetings/ Engineering Reviews/Murderboards, etc…)

Address any CS adhoc matters that may arise.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required. 

A High School Diploma or GED plus 16 years of experience, an Associates Degree plus 10 years, a Bachelors Degree plus 8 years or a Masters Degree plus 6 years of experience is required. 

Must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance with 6-9 months of hire.

Candidates must possess Security+ and/or MS Operating system certification. 

CISSP certification is strongly desired.