Information Assurance/Security Specialist
Information Assurance/Security Specialist Position Summary: TACG is currently looking for a highly skilled Information Assurance/Security Specialist with at least 4+ years of experience. They will provide oversight, policy, and procedure development, and related functions in compliance with Information Assurance requirements. As part of the Security Team, the position is responsible for implementing, operating, and managing security requirements both technical and administrative on classified system and unclassified systems. Essential Job Functions: Develop NIST / FISMA SA&A documentation for systems and networks undergoing certification and validate the quality of deliverables produced by the team.Assess risks, identify mitigation requirements and develop accreditation recommendations; be responsible for tracking SA&A requirements for assigned systems within the agency and validate that tasks are on schedule, and ensure the delivery of quality documentation.Prepares the Security Assessment Plan (SAP)Demonstrated ability to review and edit draft security artifacts as assigned to ensure compliance with SA&A, and FISMA.Assist in the creation of SA&A packages with the responsibility for gathering information from system owners, applying data to the appropriate templates, and attending meetings in support of the effort.Determines enterprise information assurance and security standards.Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures.Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs for an organization. Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customersa€ (TM) requirements.Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations.Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.Conducts technical interviewsPresents findings to SO or Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)Conducts Kick-Off with the SO and ISSO Education:Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer Information Systems or Engineering or other related fields. Experience:Knowledge and experience with NIST Risk Management Framework Required.4+ years of working experience in security related field.Security +, SANS, ISC2, or other relevant certification.Experience and Competency with:Trusted Agent FISMA (TAF)Tenable Security CenterStrong understanding and demonstrated experience applying a risk-based approach to information security and IT assessmentsAbility to work in a fast-paced, demanding environmentExcellent organizational skills and strong attention to detailAbility to prioritize duties based on shifting demandsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsRequired Skills:4+ years Information Assurance experience.Experience in developing and implementing Information Assurance plan for a new information system development effort.Excellent problem solving skills and strong attention to detail.Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing, team-based environment.Excellent communication and collaboration skills with business and technical communities.Excellent written communications skills.Working knowledge of a structured modeling technique (eg, BPMN, IDEF, UML, etc.)Working knowledge of Microsoft Visio 2010.Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.All candidates subject to a full background check. Preferred Skills:College degree in Information Security or relevant fieldDBProtectWebInspectFirewallsEnterprise anti-virus management Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.All work will be performed in an office environment. Physical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that much be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; reach with hands and arms to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision. Citizenship: United StatesSecurity Clearance: DoD Secret will be requiredPercent of Travel Required: Up to 10%FLSA Status: Full-time, ExemptSecurity Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain a government security clearance TACG is an Equal Opportunity 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. .