Cybersecurity Engineer/Information Assurance

Wright Patterson Afb, Ohio
Jul 20, 2022
Aug 23, 2022
Full Time

The Information Assurance/Cybersecurity Engineer will perform work that applies a broad theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Assurance/Cybersecurity engineering to the acquisition process at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.

  • Organize, coordinate, identify, and satisfy the IA/Cybersecurity requirements consistent with DoD policies, standards, and system architectures.
  • Apply knowledge of computer science principles, information management principles, Automated Data Processing (ADP) functions, and plans, hardware and software systems' structures and operation, and computer programming languages and techniques to assist in the resolution of automation problems.
  • Oversee the evaluation of different versions of security software for the USG's automated systems.
  • Monitor information system activities to ensure system integrity, establish reaction and maintenance control for the facility, and assist in performing system access or revocation tasks.
  • Report system security incidents, classified message incidents, vulnerabilities, and virus attacks IAW AFSSI 5021.
  • Ensure information systems are cleared or sanitized IAW AFSSI 5020.
  • Provide assistance in developing, modifying, reviewing, and coordinating system PIT determination packages, IASs, IAPs, SSPs, Information Assurance Assessments, System Assessments, ISAs, Verification, and Validation testing, Development and Design, requirements identification, Baseline Control selection, Applicability Assessments, Mitigation Strategies, Milestone Requirements Assessments, Configuration Management reviews, Continuous Monitoring, IA Liaison functions between the Developer, Simulators Division, User Community, and Program Management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering, math, cybersecurity, or computer science field of study and 10+ years of experience specifically in cybersecurity or information assurance OR
  • Associate degree in a science, technology, engineering, math, cybersecurity, or computer science field of study and 16+ years of experience specifically in cybersecurity or information assurance
  • Active IAM Level II certification as defined in AFM 33-285 and DoD 8570.01
  • Past F15 experience preferred
  • Secret clearance required
  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end-users on frequently asked technical issues
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor
  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired
  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it


Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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