Information Assurance Specialist
Job Description SUMMARY Serve as the Information Assurance Specialist in supporting our DoD Customer with the responsibilities in the functional area of Information Assurance and Cyber Security to support the prevention of damage to, protection of, and restoration of computers, electronic communications systems, electronic communications services, wire communication, and electronic communications. The position is located at Fort Belvoir, VA. RESPONSIBILITIES: Assess and support the DoD IA certification and accreditation process through risk management framework (RMF) or DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) as required; and IA requirements, risks, and controls for satellite earth terminal systems (ETS) and subsystems. Support INFOSEC, cyber security, and program protection plan requirements for satellite ETS and subsystems Analyze the IA program plan, strategy, integrated baselines, and guidance and standards. Participate in meetings and working groups to provide recommendations and provide summary reports of briefings with result of findings. Ensure that system security engineering is used to design, develop, implement, modify, and test and evaluate the system architecture in compliance with the cyber security component of the DoD Enterprise Architecture and to make maximum use of enterprise cyber security. Assist in developing and maintaining and organizational or system-level cyber security program that includes cyber security architecture, requirements, objectives and policies, cyber security personnel, and cyber security processes and procedures. Monitor compliance with cyber security policy, as appropriate and review the results of such monitoring. Ensure that inspections, tests, and reviews are synchronized and coordinated with affected parties and organizations. Act as primary cyber security technical consultant to the Government for applicable DoD Information System (IS) and platform information technology (PIT) systems. Advise customer on implementation and enforcement of all DoD IS and PIT system cyber security policies and procedures as defined by cyber security related documentation. Identify incidents or vulnerabilities and consult with customer on protective or corrective measures. Develop and maintain process for reporting cybersecurity related events and potential threats and vulnerabilities to the IS Security Officer Support design and development of secure interface specifications between interconnected systems; design, develop, integrate, and update system security measures that provide confidentiality, integrity, availability authentication, and non-repudiation; develop architectures or system components consistent with technical specifications Develop plans to safeguard IT system data against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure to meet emergency data processing needs. Preform research of IT security threat environments, technologies, and solutions and present consolidated analysis with associated weaknesses, recommend actions and plans for implementation to customer. Perform other cyber security duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: BA or BS degree in related field Must have experience with DoD Cybersecurity Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) Must have experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) Knowledge of FISMA, FIPS, NIST, DCID 6/3, DoD 8500 series, and DoDAF Experience with participation in enterprise security planning, design, implementation, operations, and assessment Experience with requirements analysis, project planning, resource management, risk management, customer relationship management and strategic planning, quality assurance, enterprise-level systems deployment, software security architectures and best practices, and federal government security policies CLEARANCE: Active DoD Secret Clearance Systek values diversity. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Company Description Systek is a global provider of systems engineering, technical assistance, training, test and evaluation, and acquisition management services for government and industry clients since 1990. Systek specializes in providing sophisticated technical services to the Department of Defense (DoD).