Information Assurance Specialist (Mid-level) - 1956

Lexington Park, MD
Nov 18, 2019
Nov 20, 2019
IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:


The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.

The MIL Corporation is seeking a Mid-Level Information Assurance Specialist to support a Federal Government client at our Lexington Park, Maryland location.

Key Duties
  • Perform Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinate with other government agencies to record and report incidents
  • Perform network vulnerability assessments, intrusion detection and incident response
  • Analyze systems to identify vulnerabilities, anomalous network behavior, compromised network hardware, and advanced malware
  • Provide prioritized recommendations to either remove or mitigate the issues detected, helping to harden and defend the network
  • Utilize commercial, open-source and internal, custom-built tools and techniques
  • Aid the customer in implementing many of the corresponding countermeasures; provide guidance in handling incidents where malicious network traffic behavior is identified and in removing malware
  • Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation
  • Recognize potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk

Required Qualifications
  • HS/GED
  • 2 years of related experience in data security administration
  • Possess appropriate current DoD Information Assurance (IA) certification; i.e., CompTIA Security+ CE
  • Must be familiar with DoD IA Systems and processes (RMF, DREN, EMASS, etc.)
  • Must have some form of OS Training (ie: Linux, Red Hat, Windows, etc.)
  • Familiarity with ACAS a plus


All applicants for this position must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

MIL is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you. Whether you're fresh out of college or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here, and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Last year alone, we earned:
  • 2018 Fortune Great Place to Work®: Top 100 Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2018 Fortune Great Place to Work®: Top 100 Best Small & Medium Workplaces
  • 2018 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (second consecutive year)
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

Whether your goal is to help defend our country through the cyber efforts of the Department of Defense or ensure proper financial management/accountability with the Department of State, The MIL Corporation welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #CB #CJB

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