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Information Security Specialist
Ref No.: 17-11147
Location: Lexington Park, Maryland
Title: Information Security Specialist
Location: Patuxent River, MD

Duration; Full Time
Security Clearance: Active Secret

Job Description:
  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise in DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and / or Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • Ensure information systems security and application security policies and procedures (Security Technical Implementation Guides [STIG], Information Assurance Vulnerability Management [IAVM], and Federal Information, Security Management Act (FISMA)) are followed.
  • Develop/implement system security plans, control implementation, system requirements, test procedures, etc.
  • Conduct information system (IS) security assessments and validations.
  • Provide security recommendations/remedial actions to the client to ensure IS compliance is met and plan of actions and milestones are define accordingly.
Required Skills and Education:
  • Bachelor's in Cyber Security, Information Systems Management (ISM), Computer Science, or other related fields.
  • Intermediate or Fully Qualified Navy Validator.
  • Knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).
  • 3 – 5 years of experience implementing DoD 8500 series and NIST 800 series policy/guidance.
1-year minimum hands-on experience using the following tools to include but not limited to;
  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS),
  • Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS),
  • DISA STIG Viewer, and
  • Microsoft Office Products (SharePoint, Project, Visio, Excel, Access a must).
  • Knowledge and experience developing system/network diagrams.
  • Knowledge interpreting data produced by IDS and IPS technologies.
  • Able to work independently and demonstrate strong initiative and an ability to organize daily tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) as well as the ability to interact with team members, external vendors, various levels of management and internal clients with assorted levels of computer experience.
  • Committed to results and success in accomplishing goals, as well as a fast learner with demonstrated ability to quickly learn technology and understand unique system requirements