Information Assurance (IA) Technician

Clearance Level
None
Category
Information Security
Location
Colorado Springs, Colorado

REQ#: RQ74702 Information Assurance (IA) Technician (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

Reports to the IA Lead. Provides IA support for the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) A6 directorate.

Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction. Monitor, evaluate, and maintain systems and procedures to safeguard internal information systems, network, databases, and Web-based security.

PRIMARY DUTIES: Under direction from the Information System Security Manager, perform accreditation activities for all USAFA assets implementing controls, policies and instructions as identified within the Risk Management Framework. Develop information systems assurance programs and control guidelines in support of USAFA program managers. Advise USAFA system administrators on security policies and procedures while resolving technical problems, establishing priorities, and determining methods for end user security matters. Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols. Assess risks, identify mitigation strategies, and develop accreditation recommendations. Communicate accreditation issues to both technical and non-technical peers and management. Prepares technical vulnerability reports for briefing to USAFA/A6.
SECONDARY DUTIES: Perform DOD Security Technical Information Guide assessments, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution scans, security control assessments, and security network reviews. Develop technical solutions and new security processes to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks. Assist system owners in the interpretation, application, and compliance with risk management framework requirements.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Monitors and responds to inquiries within the IA component of the CIPS database.
EDUCATION: An associate’s degree in an information technology related field is preferred. Equivalent experience can be substituted for formal education.
 

Requirements:


Must be fully ambulatory. Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance. Must possess a CompTIA SEC+ certification. CISSP certification desired.

Must have four years of IA experience. Must have knowledge of DOD and US Government Information Assurance regulations and directives including but not limited to FISMA and NIST 800 special publications. Applicable knowledge of Risk Management Framework. Experience performing vulnerability scans utilizing the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) tool, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) tool, and applying Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) configuration standards. Knowledge and experience with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).

The likely salary range for this position is $56,000 - $84,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.
 

The likely salary range for this position is $56,000 - $84,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.