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Account Secruity Officer (Information Assurance)

Perspecta • Alexandria, VA

Posted 12 days ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - 4 Year Degree
Other Great Industries
Information Technology

Job Description

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. 
Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.  
Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is looking for an Account Security Officer (Information Assurance) in support of one of our largest contracts under the Department of Defense.  This individual must already hold a Public Trust to be considered, must be a US Citizen, Secret Clearance preferred.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate in their resume experience with all of the following: The candidate will review, coordinate, and recommend IA standards and protocols for application in accordance with the Department of Defense’s (DoD) and supporting documentation as specified in the individual tasks. The applicant will ensure compliance with information technology and security requirements, policies, procedures and standards as applicable.

Establish guidelines and policies surrounding risk and security
  • Audit current and future systems and implement the right security strategy
  • Define backup policies and monitor backups for completion and viability
  • Supervise IT projects and bring the right security implementation for smooth project management
  • Monitor hardware and software for any suspicious behavior or traffic
  • Document best practices for security and information assurance based on business and user requirements
  • Comply with the appropriate current and future improved IA architectures policies and programs standards and guidelines such as but not be limited to: IA policies and DOD Directive 8500. Information Assurance; DOD Instruction 8500. Information Assurance (IA) Implementation; Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS); Global Information Grid (GIG) Concept of Operations (CONOPS); IA Technical Framework; DII Common Operating Environment (COE); DOD 8510.01, DOD Information Assurance Certification & Accreditation Process (DIACAP) – Final; DODI 8510.01 DOD Risk Management Framework (RMF); DLA IA Handbook; DLA Computer Incident Response and; INFOCON Guides. 

Job Requirements

  • Certification and Accreditation Process Execution
    • Extensive knowledge of the DOD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)) and the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Process.
    • In-depth knowledge of general Certification and Accreditation principles as stated in the NIST 800-37 and 53 and NIST 800-122 standards.
  • Process Support
    • Provide support to include,
      • Support DBIDS and RAPIDS programs in the implementation of the DIACAP/RMF
      • Review the SI IA products and as appropriate assist with documenting the results of those activities
      • Assist the SI with the establishment of Interim Authority to Test (IATT), Interim Authority to Operate (IATO), & Authority to Operate (ATO) and the submission of DIACAP/RMF packages throughout the system’s development lifecycle.
      • Track incomplete DIACAP/RMF packages and completed accreditations (IATO &ATO) through the HQ DLA review and approval process.
  • Analysis Support
    • Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements. This shall include,
      • Analyze the DIACAP/RMF package, assess the adequacy of the required protective measures, assess residual risk, and provide support to determine the readiness of the system for accreditation.
      • Recommend, for detected vulnerabilities that could preclude accreditation, management, operational, or technical controls to include human procedures, software configuration parameters, system changes, or combinations thereof to mitigate the risk associated with the vulnerability.
      • Perform security certification and accreditation reviews, and verify and validate implementation of DODI 8500.2 controls based on the Mission Assurance Category (MAC) and data sensitivity levels.
      • Verify compliance with DODI 8510.01 (DIACAP)/DODI 8510.10 (RMF) and DLA policy requirements.
      • Analyze vulnerability scans and Security Readiness Review (SRR) results, STIG compliance and deficiencies of all forms identified during internal and external IA reviews. Candidate support personnel will ensure that deficiencies and vulnerabilities are included in a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and are tracked until the Government has implemented adequate mitigation measures.
  • 8 years of professional experience within Information Assurance segment
  • Bachelor Degree preferred

Job ID: 1688430
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