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Information Assurance Analyst-Sierra Vista,

Sierra Vista, Arizona
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
DirectViz Solutions is a high-level, strategic consulting services firm that meets mission IT needs for government clients. We have an opening for a full-time Information Assurance Analyst. The work location will be Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, AZ. This position requires a Secret clearance or the ability to obtain a clearance. The ideal candidate will possess experience in Cyber Security and/or Information Assurance.

  • Responsible for the day to day operations of conducting routine IA Audits on all Information Systems (IS) to ensure the appropriate IA security controls have been applied and maintained
  • Evaluate IS for compliance in accordance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) 800-53 Controls and Special Directives
  • Assist with the continuous monitoring of RMF packages within eMASS (POA&Ms, Test Results, Risk Assessments, etc.)
  • Record and/or prepare artifacts associated with the audit to ensure a repository for all system RMF documentation is kept current
  • Provide Certification and Accreditation (C&A) support in the development of security and contingency plans by conducting risk and vulnerability assessments
  • Use the 800 Series NIST Special Publications as reference for C&A, system security plans, risk assessment, and other security requirements
  • Create, edit, and review organization and team level documentation for clarity and accuracy and assist with development of security related TTPs, SOPs, processes, plans, or diagrams
  • Use automated security scanning tools (SCAP, ACAS, BNA, etc.) to identify potential vulnerabilities
  • Analyze and report findings to technical teams and leadership for appropriate tracking and mitigation
  • Research RFIs from technical teams regarding DISA STIG checklists, regulations and/or BBPs
  • Explain requirements to systems administrators in detail to ensure proper understanding and clarity
  • Review proposed courses of action from technical teams and recommend the most secure option while balancing operations and/or mission requirements
  • Assist in the identification, tracking and remediation of security risks discovered on information systems
  • Prepare and deliver detailed written reports and oral presentations to the Security Manger, Information Assurance Manager and other senior leaders or staff within the RCC-C
  • Coordinate with both internal and external entities to improve established processes and procedures; ensuring efficient execution of all analysis, tracking, mitigation and reporting requirements
  • Coordinate directly with cross functional teams and management to resolve all compliance issues
  • Support and/or lead special projects as required
  • Complete other duties as assigned by management
  • HS + 4 years of IT/Cyber experience or AA/AS +2 or BA/BS
  • To include up to 2 years experience IA/IT experience
  • IAT II (Security+ CE, SSCP or equivalent) certification required
  • DISA ACAS certification within 180 days of hire
  • Secret clearance or ability to obtain one
  • Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of eMASS
  • Knowledge of network specific DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides and checklists
  • Experience performing IA audits within a DoD organization
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Work environment is normal for office setting
DirectViz Solutions, LLC provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identification or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.

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  • Job Reference: 706382346-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: DirectViz Solutions, LLC
  • Location: Sierra Vista, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent