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Information Assurance Engineer SME

Chenega Corporation Arlington Full-Time
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Company Job Title:

Information Assurance Engineer SME

Clearance: Secret Location: Arlington, VA

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Information Assurance Engineer SME will provide the support task requirements for the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information System (PEO EIS), Product Director Army Human Resource Systems (PD AHRS) with the implementation of an Accessions Information Environment (AIE). The Information Assurance Engineer SME will perform the tasks in coordination with government personnel to provide the IA support services and solutions necessary to analyze, assess, integrate, enhance, improve, modernize, implement, test, sustain, and maintain the Army’s Accessions Enterprise.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide IA support to the networks
  • Perform system administration functions as necessary on Windows Operating Systems (Windows Server 2003 - 2012)
  • Perform scans and provide security posture reporting as well as vulnerability remediation and analysis
  • Develop and assess security documentation using C&A process documents as guide (AR 25-2, AR 380-5, DoD 8500.2, DoD 8510.01, DCID 6/3, NIST 800-37, 800-53)
  • Review and analyze audit logs for potential security incidents on a periodic basis
  • Develop audit reports and alerts using audit collection tool
  • Apply STIG documentation to deployed and development systems
  • Ensure implementation of IAVM dissemination, reporting, and compliance procedures
  • Ensure all users meet the requisite favorable security investigations, clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and security responsibilities before granting access to the IS
  • Ensure log files and audits are maintained and reviewed for all systems and that authentication (for example, password) policies are audited for compliance
  • Prepare, distribute, and maintain plans, instructions, and SOPs concerning system security
  • Maintain and document CM for IS software (including IS warning banners) and hardware
  • Ensure system recovery processes are monitored and that security features and procedures are properly restored
  • Maintain current software licenses and ensure security related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
  • Support and assist tenant IAMs (or the installation IAM if no tenant IAM exists)
  • Report security violations and incidents to the servicing RCERT in accordance with Section VIII, Incident and Intrusion Reporting
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in information assurance or related field
  • 15 years’ experience in IA of DoD systems, or related activities
  • Experience in Enterprise Mission Support Service (eMASS)
  • Experience with current DOD and Army IA policies and procedures, RMF certification and accreditation procedures and requirements, APMS reporting procedures and an understanding of the unique acquisition community IA issues.
  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DOD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 or 3
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) preferred
  • Active and valid driver’s license
  • Secret clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge and experience in Enterprise Mission Support Service (eMASS)
  • Knowledge and experience with current DOD and Army IA policies and procedures, RMF certification and accreditation procedures and requirements, APMS reporting procedures and an understanding of the unique acquisition community IA issues. 
  • Working knowledge and access to the Army Portfolio Management System (APMS), and the ability to lead/oversee Program Protection Planning (PPP) and Security Classification Guide development and production for developmental and production systems.  
  • Knowledge and experience in the security sub-disciplines supporting Army IA, certification and accreditation, IA security testing and security management for both developmental and production systems.  These include but are not limited to:
    • Communications Security
    • Physical Security
    • OPSEC
    • Risk Assessments
    • Personnel Security
    • Tempest
    • Network Security
    • Security Inspections
    • User Training
  • Must have advanced working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook. 
  • Familiarity with Army and DoD regulations concerning IA implementation

URL blocked - click to apply (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions.  Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


Skills required

Computer Security
Microsoft Antivirus
Information Assurance
Help Desk
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