Information Assurance Officer Job - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Fort Benning
United States

Information Assurance Officer (Job Number:441178)



Duties and Responsibilities

- Maintains knowledge of applicable policies, regulations, and compliance documents related to Department of Defense computing assets and environments.

- Provides input and guidance in interpreting regulations as they apply to information systems, platforms, and IT operating processes, practices and procedures.

- Participates in the design, development and implementation of programs, procedures and systems for secure systems; ensures system compliance with requirements for classified information system processing.

- Assist with drafting, reviewing, editing, and recommending guidance for Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) documentation, and assisting the Information Technology team and Government Customer with operating, documentation, and compliance within Risk Management Framework (RMF) standards.

- Implements security techniques and protocols in hardware, software, data, and procedures.

- Participates in assessing and mitigating system security threats and risks.

- Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies, provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system.

- Supervise and manage the application of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to servers, applications, and network devices.

- Supervise and/or conduct security compliance scans and compliance tracking using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Nessus Vulnerability Scanner, and Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).

- Conduct reviews and technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses, and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional.

- Manage remediation actions and Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) updates

- Must be able to think and perform with minimal guidance once direction from management is given.

- Performs other duties as assigned or required.


Required Qualifications & Knowledge

- Typically requires a Technical diploma or Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline and 5 or more years of progressive professional experience in information assurance or a related field.

- Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.

- Active DoD SECRET security clearance or eligibility to reactivate clearance is required.

Must have previous experience with the following technologies:

- Linux, Windows, and Cisco

- Must have a strong background in Systems, Network, and Security Administration.

- Current Network+, Security+, and A+ or equivalent IAT I & II DOD8570.01

Baseline Certifications or higher are required for consideration.

- This position requires a DOD 8570.01 IAM II or IA SAE I/II baseline certification (CISSP, CAP, CASP, CSSLP, CISM, GSLC).

- Candidate must have a current CISSP or equivalent, or ability to earn certification within 90 days.

- Ability to balance system functionality and security with mission accomplishment as their goal.

- Must have the ability to work collaboratively with some supervision and to work independently once direction is given.

- Knowledge and understanding of DoD and U.S. Army Cybersecurity policies and Risk Management Framework (RMF)

- Demonstrated strong organizational and time- management skills: multitasking, working individually and with a team, having a positive attitude, being self- motivated and reliable, being trustworthy, having strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills, and being able to handle stress in a professional manner.

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired Qualifications & Knowledge

- Candidates should have hands-on experience with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), and implementation of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).

- Working experience and knowledge in networking to include one or more of the following: IPv4/IPv6, VLAN, routing protocols, QoS, NAC/NAP 802.1x, VoIP, Proxy Services, VTC, remote access, performance and protocol analyzer, IPSec.

- Previous experience administering DoD information systems, Army Mission Command Systems, or similar types of information systems.

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Job Posting: Oct 23, 2018, 9:15:11 AM
Primary Location: United States-GA-FORT BENNING
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time