Information Assurance/Security Engineer-Senior
Posted on: October 18, 2020
Business Group Highlights
The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission
to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to
improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems
engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management
This position is for a large contract for the Army, providing
leadership and support existing systems, processes, and policies as
well as working to implement new technologies and processes in
support of the client's mission to provide Intelligence training
and technologies to military personnel.
Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services
to internal and external customers in support of network and
information security systems. Designs, develops and implements
security requirements within an organization's business processes.
Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer
using accepted guidelines such as DITSCAP (DoD Information
Technology Security Certification and Accreditation Process).
Prepares Security Test and Evaluation plans. Provides certification
and accreditation support in the development of security and
contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability
assessments. Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws
and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps.
Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans.
Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies.
Develops, tests and integrates computer and network security tools.
Secures system configurations and installs security tools, scans
systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and
evaluates products and various aspects of system administration.
Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen
identified risks. Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk
management, and e-authentication requirements. Provides information
assurance support for the development and implementation of
security architectures to meet new and evolving security
requirements. Evaluates, develops and enhances security
requirements, policy and tools. Provides assistance in computer
incident investigations. Performs vulnerability assessments
including development of risk mitigation strategies.
Over 10 years of experience and a MA/MS degree.
Typically works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a
given program and performs all functional duties independently.
Oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for
the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
Current TS/SCI clearance
Related experience performing a wide variety of information
assurance and information systems security engineering duties, to
include the certification and accreditation of information systems
using DIACAP (formerly DITSCAP), NIACAP, NIST SP 800-37, and/or
DCID 6/3 frameworks.
Desired certifications:- Although certifications are not a job
requirement, one or more of the following would be considered
* CISM: Certified Information Security Manager
* CompTIA Security+
* CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
* CISA: Certified Information Security Auditor
* Analytical, problem solving mindset
* Ability to learn new technologies quickly
* Effective Time Management across multiple tasks and
* Ability to follow processes
* Strong documentation skills
* Good communications skills - both written and verbal
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta,
everything we do, from conducting innovative research to
cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring
that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad
array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from
investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex
challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than
48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just
that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer -
Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected
As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not
otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the
disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b)
in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action,
including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c)
consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
41 CFR 60-1.35(c).
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