Information Assurance SME

Key Role:

Establish and satisfy complex system-wide information security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands. Plan, analyze, develop, implement, maintain, and enhance the programs and tools necessary to provide information assurance (IA) in both unclassified and classified environments and ensure the operational availability of all systems. Coordinate with the Designated Approval Authority (DAA) to maintain each system’s authority to operate (ATO) in accordance with DoDI 8510.0. Ensure compliance with all applicable US Cyber Command, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and Joint Staff guidance and maintain an in-depth understanding of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), IA Work Force standards (IAWF), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), and continuous monitoring standards from NIST SP-800. Develop certification and accreditation packages in accordance with RMF and Joint Staff policies and complete security reviews to maintain a valid ATO for all Joint mission supporting systems. Perform vulnerability and risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle. Analyze general IA related technical problems and provide basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with Windows servers 2008 and 2012, VMware, and Linux in an enterprise environment

-Experience with the DoDI 8510.0 ATO process

-TS/SCI clearance

-Associate's degree in CS, Information Systems, Science, Engineering, or Mathematics and 10 years of experience with information security or information assurance, or Bachelor's degree in CS, Information Systems, Science, Engineering, or Mathematics and 5 years of experience with information security or information assurance

-IAT Level III Certification

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Joint Staff or Service Headquarters Staff a plus

-Ability to collaborate

-Possession of excellent interpersonal skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance is required.

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