Information Assurance Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Trace Systems (
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

Joint Base Andrews
United States

Trace Systems is actively recruiting for a cleared Information Assurance Analyst to join our team based in Joint Base Andrews, MD.

Primary Job Functions:
Implemented the Risk Management Framework (RMF) across multiple programs in accordance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Develop artifacts and supporting evidence to satisfy all applicable RMF Controls and corresponding Control Correlation Identifiers (CCIs).
Develop and/or update the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to document all known vulnerabilities to correct or mitigate risks
Manage system accreditation packages and ATOs using the DISA Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) or the Telos XACTA management tool.
Assess the Cyber Security risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process.
Execute reviews of RMF Security Controls to ensure FISMA and NIST compliance.
Knowledgeable of Security/Information Assurance (IA) products such as PKI, VPN, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.
Analyzes and recommends resolution of security/IA problems on the basis of knowledge of the major IA products and services, an understanding of their limitations, and knowledge of the IA disciplines.
Perform other duties as required
Minimum Qualifications:
At least five years direct experience
Functional knowledge of DoDI 8510.01, CNSSI 1253, NIST 800-53 rev4
Hands-on experience utilizing DoD-approved scanning/testing tools (Nessus, STIG Checker, SCAP, etc.) and performing analysis of output
Understanding of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800.53 security controls and control families
Experience implementing and maintaining security controls
An active, in-scope US Government issued TS clearance with SCI eligibility
Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements: US Citizenship is required.

Desired Qualifications:
Strong familiarity with coalition and multi-national information sharing systems, policies and environments
Strong experience working with CDS accreditation organizations and demonstrated ability to deliver effective resolution to CDS objectives throughout the accreditation process
Familiarity with DISA eMASS and Telos XACTA

Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering). With at least fifteen years of general experience of which ten years is directly related experience, a degree is not required.

Trace Systems
Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at: #jointracesystems

Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.