Information Assurance Specialist - Military veterans preferred

Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

AECOM is seeking an Information Assurance Specialist in support of NAVAIR efforts in Point Mugu, CA.

This is a contingent position.

The Information Assurance Specialist provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing and enforcing information systems security policies, standards and methodologies.

Maintains operational security posture for assigned information systems or programs to ensure information systems security policies, standards and procedures are established and followed.

Assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system.

Evaluates security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.

Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.

Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages and System Requirements Traceability Matrixes (SRTMs).

Ensures Information Systems maintain a certification and accreditation throughout the systems lifecycle.

Ensures Department Information systems meet the requirements IAW DOD 8500.1 and DOD 8500.2.

Assists in the creation of standard operating procedures and other required IA policies across the organization.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

    Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field.

    At least 8 years of experience in lieu of degree in a combination of IA Training and IT Certification.

    At least 7 years of job-related experience (or equivalent additional education).

    Good written and oral communication skills.

    Must be a U.S. citizen.

    Must have an active Secret clearance.

    Demonstrate sufficient knowledge and experience to appropriately apply a methodology to projects that have reasonably well-defined project requirements and deliverables.

    Proficient in Microsoft Office products and SharePoint.

    Ability to successfully complete drug testing based on contract requirements.

    Ability to establish working relations at all organizational levels. Demonstrate ability to diplomatically and effectively deal with Government officials and program office stakeholders.

    Self-motivator with ability to work as part of a team or independently with little supervision or direction.

    Professional oral and written presentation skills.

    Attention to detail and effective problem-solving skills.

    Strong problem-solving solutions.

    Candidate must possess a "Get it done" attitude and the drive to problem solve.

    Ability to be self-driven and focused in a "Low Stress" environment.

    Ability to work as a team member yet also individually.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to �¢??make amazing happen�¢?? in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person�¢??s potential, and we�¢??ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 207594BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.