Information Assurance Network Specialist in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/10/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0019620

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Information Assurance Network Specialist

Key Role:

Provide Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) support with developing, documenting, and implementing or executing Security Testing and Evaluation (ST&E) plans for various products, including COTS and customized applications, operating systems, database management systems, and network components. Conduct risk assessments, develop risk mitigation strategies, and provide guidance for securing information systems. Communicate deficiencies and mitigation strategies to high level clients. Comprehend NIST SP 800-37 Rev 1, NIST SP 800-39, NIST SP 800-53 Rev 3 and 4, NIST SP 800-53A Rev 1, and other applicable guidance. Provide detailed, expert-level consultations with the prime contractor, security management staff, system owners, and other client staff. Assist with the review of policy, alerts, guidance, regulations, and technical advances in IT security management. Conduct required research when necessary on policies, guidance, including NIST and OMB, and other matters. Perform SA&A quality assurance for packages and provide technical and procedural guidance for SA&A process.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with information assurance and security practices, including NIST Risk Management Framework, IT Audit, FISMA, or other IT security related compliance processes

-1+ years of experience with certification and accreditation support

-1+ years of experience with developing or updating security artifacts, including System Security Plan (SSP), Contingency Plan (CP), Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA), and Risk Assessment (RA)

-1+ years of experience with ST&E or Security Control and Assessment (SCA) processes

-Knowledge of testing methodologies for Oracle database, network devices, including routers, switches, and firewalls, operating systems, including UNIX variants and Windows, and COTS applications, as necessary

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Industry Cybersecurity Certifications preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

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