SOS International LLC Senior Information Assurance (IA) Engineer in Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Senior Information Assurance (IA) Engineer

Information Technology
Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Job ID: 2018-933



STG, Inc. has an immediate opportunity as Senior Information Assurance (IA) Engineer located in Ft. Huachuca, AZ! This position will support NETCOM G-6 providing cutting edge services and tools to the United States Army

As Senior Information Assurance (IA) Engineer you will provide IT support to NETCOM G-6 and supported organizations for Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN) hardware, software, data, applications, tools, systems used by the Army. This includes direct support to NETCOM G-6 with business operations, Cybersecurity, Knowledge Management Integration (KMI), Army Enterprise Service Ownership/Development, Capability Management and Content Management requirements. You will be expected to provide support on task that include Security Engineering (SE) Assessments, SE Implementation & Assistance, and Risk Management Framework (RMF) Compliance Support. Work will include but is not limited the following tasks:

  • Assesses DoD Information Systems against the RMF security controls IAW DoDI 8500, DoDI 8510, CNSSI 1253, and NIST SP 800-53

  • Develops, author’s, and reviews documentation for compliance including Configuration Management Plans, Network Infrastructure Plans, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans, and all supporting processes, procedures, and policies in support of RMF A&A activities

  • Performs duties as a technical security Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) as well as non-technical management personnel to ascertain the security posture of all NETCOM G-6 owned IT systems

  • Identifies mitigating factors for identified risks and proposes additional mitigation strategies for identified vulnerabilities

  • Evaluates a wide array of IT devices for Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance using ACAS/ Nessus, SCAP Compliance Checker, and manual checklist reviews. This includes Windows, Solaris, and Red Hat Linux servers and desktops, routers, switches, firewalls, IDS, etc.

  • Advises IMO’s and Developers with STIGs, IAVA and security guidance for a variety of devices to ensure compliance

  • Assist system owners with all self-assessment required tasks and tracking of security requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • HS + 8 years of Information Technology (IT) experience or AA/AS + 6 or BA/BS + 4 at minimum

  • Must IAM II (CISSP or CASP (CISSP preferred)) or equivalent prior to hire

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance

  • Be a positive, self-motivated, and proactive person with the ability to adapt to change and tolerate stressful situations

  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends as necessary

  • Participate in rotational on-call duties to provide after-hours support

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project, the scope for multiple projects, and identifying when additional technical experts or other resources are needed

  • Lead technical projects, assign tasks, and ensure suspense’s are met by working with appropriate managers to set priorities

  • Ensure suspense dates are met in accordance with program/project plans for pre-installation and post-installation deliverables

  • Maintain awareness of relevant technical advances and incorporate technical subject matter expert recommendations for new technologies into technology refresh plans covering systems, tools, and processes

  • Evaluate changes for impact on capacity, and increase capacity as necessary to prevent service degradation

  • Review tools and enhanced capabilities for their optimal use and related support requirements

  • Research, test, and evaluate new technology for insertion; document implementation and sustainment; and present results of the evaluation, that addresses cost and performance

  • Direct experience Project Management highly desirable

  • Excellent team skills, excellent communications skills, written and verbal

  • Demonstrate initiative and be results oriented with flexibility and tenacity

  • Demonstrate the ability to continuously adjust priorities to reflect changing circumstances

  • Ability to work in a dynamic cross-organizational team environment

  • Effective problem-solving skills and inherent decision-making ability

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly identify the cause of issues with the system or determine if other teams need to be included in resolving an issue

  • Work independently and as a team member; set priorities and organize work to meet deadline

  • Follow organizational processes and polices

  • Compose and deliver reports and presentations of the highest professional quality.

  • Develops concepts, products, or technologies that extend knowledge in fields of expertise

  • Exhibits exceptional ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness

  • Explains and presents high-level technical subjects and processes related to assignments

  • Acts independently on technical matters pertaining to assigned field and related disciplines

  • Must have the ability and desire to research and develop creative solutions to unique problems with minimal supervision

  • Perform other duties as assigned

The employment policy of STG, Inc. is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status and to ensure affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy.