Analyst - IA Enterprise Support

Ft Bragg, North Carolina
26 Oct 2016
27 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Analyst - IA Enterprise Support Job Description:

Performs assessment and authorization coordination. Advises and assists the customer with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and develops a Plan of Action and Milestones for resolving network deficiencies in accordance with DODI 8510.01. The duties of this task include assessing network compliance against controls listed in DODI 8500.2 and creating A&A packages. The end goal is to ensure the integrity of customer systems by identifying and mitigating potential shortcomings and vulnerabilities.

General duties include:
  • Act as A&A project manager.
  • Review submitted project documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Develop an understanding of systems and applications which require certification.
  • Monitor and track A&A projects and those systems that require re-accreditation.
  • Maintain a document repository where A&A project documentation is stored.
  • Work closely with project developers and Information Assurance Managers to identify the appropriate certification/approval processes and authorities.
  • Record/register actions concerning project approvals to operate in the A&A database.
  • Coordinate A&A actions and system testing with appropriate security personnel.
  • Develop risk assessment reports: based on RMF review, assess systems against Information Assurance policies and regulations, analyze risk, recommend mitigating countermeasures, and write short, succinct risk assessment and certification reports.
  • Assemble and submit A&A packages to the Certifying Officer and Designated Accrediting Officer (DAO).

Additionally, the Analyst - IA Enterprise Support should be able to perform security evaluations and vulnerability assessments using the DOD Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Nessus vulnerability scanning tool. The Analyst - IA Enterprise Support will liaison with network and system administrators to correct identified deficiencies. The Analyst - IA Enterprise Support will also scan (or review scans) for new systems and applications being introduced into the SOF environment, identify issues, and draft certification letters for the government. The Analyst - IA Enterprise Support will liaison with the Site Integration Facility (SIF) to ensure systems and application meet the standards in the DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG).

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in computer or systems science discipline and three (3) years of progressive, relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience with the US Combatant Commands (USCENTCOM/USSOCOM) is desired.

DOD Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 certification required.

ITIL V3 Foundations Certification preferred.

Working knowledge of the Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and Risk Mangement Framework (RMF).

Knowledge of the Telos Xacta system is desired.

Must have excellent communications skill (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge and experience with DOD IA processes and policies (e.g., CJCSM 6510.01, Incident Response and other IA policies).

Active TS/SCI clearance required.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Work will be performed in a cubical environment inside a large facility. Some CONUS travel may be required depending requests by the customer. May be required to attend off site meetings

Physical Requirements

Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. Filing required. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 25 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment and Machines

General office equipment, which includes: telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required


Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory. Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. It is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday)

Other Essential Functions

Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization. Grooming and dress usually business casual, but dependent on client's standards. Must not pose a safety hazard to employees working in the same general area.

The position for which you are interviewing requires a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), in order to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.

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