Information Assurance System Architect and Engineer
Overview: Information Assurance System Architect and Engineer will provide information assurance and Computer Network Defense (CND) security leadership and direction. Works with the IT work centers to develop risk response recommendations for the government client organization including avoidance, transference, acceptance or mitigation of security risks and vulnerabilities.
Candidate will also provide direct support for organizing, planning, implementing and maintaining the network security environment. Works with work centers to ascertain their risk response decision. Responsibilities will include support to vulnerability management; scanning and remediation, patch management, threat and vulnerability assessment and on occasion Blue and/or Red Team inspections.
The candidate will have experience in reviewing information security activities including policies and procedures and presenting findings in verbal and written reports. Experience in one or more of the following: LAN/WAN networking, systems administration of Windows-based platforms, firewalls, IDS/IPS design and implementation, computer forensic techniques, databases, web and mail servers, and general systems design and operation is highly desired.
Candidate may be responsible for, among other tasks, tracking certification and accreditation requirements for assigned systems. He works directly with government leaders, Information Assurance Managers, and Project Managers, and will coordinate, write and edit Information Assurance related documentation such as internal (agency) policy memoranda, memorandum of understanding (MOU) and memorandum of Agreement (MOA), briefings and decision papers, as required. The candidate will review and coordinate the implementation of DoD policies and procedures concerning Information Assurance. They will be actively involved in staying abreast of and informing the agency of the current government directives, instructions, guidance or policies regarding or impacting Information Assurance.
Excellent communication and presentation skills required.
· Active Secret security clearance (or ability to be granted an interim Secret clearance)
· Possess one of the following certifications: CISSP, SCNA, GISO, GSLC, or CISM
· 5+ Years IT or Computer Network Defense (CND) enterprise network experience
· MS System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
· Familiarity with Vulnerability Life-Cycle Management (VLMS)
· Host Based Security System (HBSS)
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