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Information Assurance Specialist, Mid in Fairfax, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

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    Fairfax, VA
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Job Description

Job Number: R0040211

Information Assurance Specialist, Mid

Key Role:
Work in a challenging environment that combines technical security engineering expertise and business consulting expertise to deliver high-value client IT security solutions. Contribute to a team of security professionals providing DoD clients with assurance that complex IT systems and networks meet security controls and standards. Perform information system security engineering and equivalent activities, including security control planning and implementation, vulnerability scanning, remediation and mitigation, risk assessments, and risk reporting under limited supervision. Maintain responsibility for analyzing and continuously monitoring Cybersecurity and privacy policies, programs, compliance artifacts, or standards supporting government and industry security compliance, systems authorization, and management. Review, interpret, and develop system or network topology diagrams to delineate all interfaces, data flows, and ports, protocols, and services. Manage or administer the documentation for the assessment and authorization (A&A) processes necessary to ensure systems meet security and privacy requirements.

Basic Qualifications:
-Experience in assessing system architectures and recommending the design modifications necessary to meet DoD STIGs in compliance with USG, DHS, NIST, RMF and other relevant Cybersecurity policies

-Experience in conducting vulnerabilities assessment, including scanning, STIG’s, hardening guides, and patch compliance.

-Experience in supporting plan of action milestones (POA&M) management, AWS security tools and functions, and complete secure code reviews 

-Experience with analyzing the development of security assessment plans, security assessment reports, and risk assessment reports
-Experience with generating system security requirements and specifications or analyzing, configuring, and assessing operational systems and networks, including OSes, Web applications, network devices, or virtual environments

-Knowledge of security tools, including Nessus, Tenable Security Center, Sophos AntiMalware, or Splunk
-Ability to solve technical problems during assessment activities
-Ability to interface directly with clients and achieve positive outcomes
-HS diploma or GED and 5+ years of experience with Cybersecurity
-DoD Cybersecurity Work Force (CSWF) Certifications, including Security+, CISSP, CASP, SSCP, CISM, or GSLC CEH

Additional Qualifications:

-Ability to produce high quality reports and recommendations for clients
-Ability to adhere to a project schedule and recommend changes to maintain positive project outcomes, as necessary

-Secret Clearance
-BA or BS degree in an IT-related field
-Operating System Certification, including Windows or UNIX

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