Information Security Specialist

Location: Marshall, VA
Education and Experience Required:
Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent and seven to nine years of directly related experience.

Clearance Required:
Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a current and active Top Secret clearance with SCI access and CI Polygraph granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency

Job Location:
Marshall, VA

Background:
A Federal Services information technology (IT) customer requires support of the enterprise IT environment including evaluations of additional IT service facilities and maintenance of existing sites. Under this contract, Assured Consulting provides direct assistance to the customer in IT services ranging from process engineering to systems administration with a core focus on customer engagement and satisfaction resulting in expedited throughput and deployment of mission based assets and services. 

Assured Consulting Solutions is seeking a highly motivated Information Security Specialist (ISS) to provide engineering, design, and sustainment security support to an enterprise IT infrastructure over several disparate sites. The ISS is responsible for supporting the Project Management Organization (PMO) in the design, testing, evaluation, maintenance, and optimization of the customer networks.
This person will support all of the IA duties and design and integrate new technologies into the communications infrastructure.  The ISS ensures the establishment and satisfaction of IA and security requirements based upon analysis of user, policy, regulatory and resource demands.
Manages extensive evaluations of major information security networks, prepares evaluation reports, presents recommendations. Conducts trade off analyses of products for clients to determine optimal informant security solutions. Provides consulting services on a wide variety of information assurance topics. Prepares remedial options and supervise correction of information security shortfalls. Works independently in expert role at customer site.
Job Requirements:
  • Experience in evaluating and implementing IA tools for assessing and maintaining system security within the Defense Information Infrastructure
  • Skill in performing analyses to ensure threat assessments, protection, detection, and reaction functions are performed
  • Extensive experience in managing or implementing DOD information security, communications-computer systems security and industrial security policies and procedures.
  • Experience in implementing DOD network compliance validation and inspection procedures
  • Ability to analyze general information assurance related technical problems and provide basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems
  • Experience in performing vulnerability/risk analysis of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development lifecycle
  • Experience developing standardized certification and accreditation baselines
  • Knowledge of DISN connection security approval processes and compliance policies
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT 3 cert (desired CISSP, but not required)
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