Information Assurance Professional
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Description

Opportunity:  Information Assurance Professional / San Jose, CA / Top Secret (Immediate need …)

DUE TO THE NATURE OF WORK ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE US CITIZENS ... 
 
Overview:
Our client engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
 
Our client is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran
 
Responsibilities:
Bachelor's of Science degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
 
CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
 
Qualifications:
Our client has an immediate opening for a Information Assurance Professional. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  Our clients employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The candidate will be designated as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) supporting multiple Programs administering the Information Assurance (IA) duties.
 
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
As a member of the Information Assurance security team, supports the system security design effort, security requirements analysis, and security requirements flow down to the program elements
Executes or supports the execution of the development of program required security documentation, including items such as security plans, contingency plans, and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with the IA policy
Generates or supports the generation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation for the program
Executes or supports execution of A&A (or C&A) activities
Executes the security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements
Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results
Supports the Assessment and mitigation of system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle
Supports secure maintenance and continuous monitoring
Perform weekly system audits, media reviews, hardware/software configuration management
Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects with the execution of the system security activities
Plans and executes project tasks for activities described above

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proficient in IA Security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), JSIG (Joint SAP Implementation Guide), ICD-503 and NIST SP 800-53
Experience with security assessment/hardening tools, i.e. STIGs, SCAP, ACAS, Nessus, etc.
Contributes to the achievement of business objectives
Trained and proficient in Assured File Transfer (AFT) procedures
Strong written and verbal communications skills
Highly proficient ability to clearly report relevant cyber systems engineering design
Regular contact with senior levels of internal security work groups
Ability to participate in or lead security work groups
Works under limited direction 
Maintains contact with the external customers' security professionals
Creative thinker, good multi-tasker
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications

PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
Demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of the NISPOM, ICD-503, JSIG, NIST SP 800-53 and CNSSI 1253
DoD 8570 IAM-I level professional certification (i.e. Security + CE, CAP, GSLC) or ability to obtain within six (6) months of hire
Technical background creating POA&Ms, developing corrective action plans, and writing security plans, policies, and procedural documentation (not just reviewing or performing documentation review)

Job Snapshot

About Us

GeoLogics is a high-technology and technical services company with over 25 years of successful participation in development and experimental programs for aerospace and defense contractors, government agencies, and research laboratories. GeoLogics specializes in creating mission critical solutions and provides technical support in the areas of R&D, engineering, communications, software, and systems development.

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