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

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0028044

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, provide guidance for securing information systems, and 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:

-1+ 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

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

-Experience with ST&E or Security Control and Assessment (SCA) processes

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

-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

-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.

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