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The Information Assurance (IA) Professional is responsible for assisting with system configuration and remediation, executing IA process frameworks for assessment and authorization, and developing technical IA strategies for projects
1. Developing, maintaining, and improving the IA security posture and documentation using the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process for Federal and DoD clients.
2. Review policies, guidelines, and directives identified by senior team member in support of development of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) plans for Federal and DoD systems. 
3. Apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) settings
4. Perform system vulnerability scans including Nessus / ACAS, and SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC)
5. Complete STIG checklists, CIS Benchmarks, etc.
6. Identify industry accepted technical security standards and the policies that drive compliance requirements
7. Review and analyze existing systems, identify and understand technical requirements as part of strategic development, implementation, and support for IA practices.
8. Contribute to research and analysis and translate security policy and requirements to define best methods and practices.
9. Provide technical guidance on implementation of security mechanisms and controls. 
10. Participate in development and review of System Security Documentation, including System Security Plans (SSP), IA policies, Personnel Security, Disaster Recovery, Incident Responses, Authentication Management plan.
11. Contribute to research and analysis and assist in translating security policy requirements to define best compliance methods and practices.
​Specific requirements as follows:
1. 3-5 years of Information Assurance experience preferably focusing on IT security and Information Assurance for federal government or DoD systems.
2. Knowledge of Federal information security requirements, standards, guidelines, Directives, and Instructions.
3. Knowledge of DoD information security requirements
4. Professional etiquette and ability to interact with technicians and IT professionals in both industry and government. 
5. Excellent Written, Presentation, and Oral communication skills. 
6. Organizational and Prioritization skills focusing on a detailed approach to developing IA documentation to reflect both the required security controls and the network configurations implemented
7. Punctuality, consistency, and ability to meet deliverable deadlines. 
8. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail, quality, and professionalism.
9. Self-starter and problem solver with strong ability to work independently in areas of core competence with minimal guidance. 
10. Ability to work well in team environments of varying composition, personalities, roles, and responsibilities. 
11. Proficiency in MS Office Suite and ability to master similar productivity tools 
13. Willingness to share information, train and be trained, mentor and be mentored with executives, peers, and subordinates.​

Applicants must have an active TS clearance

Applicants must have a technical degree, at least a Bachelor of Science, in Engineering, Math, or Computer Science from an ABET-accredited technical program.

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Washington, District of Columbia
United States
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