Professional Solutions, LLC

Information Assurance Support (Lead)

US-CA-29 Palms
1 month ago
Secondary Job Title
N/A
Category
Information Technology

Overview

The Information Assurance Support (Lead) will assist with ensuring that all duties and responsibilities outline in DoD Directive 8500.2 are met entirely. The preferred candidate will ensure that all users have the requisite security clearances, supervisory need-to-know authorization, and are informed of their IA responsibilities before being granted access to MCTOG information systems. Additionally, initiate protective or corrective measures when an IA incident or vulnerability is discovered; ensure that IA and IA-enabled software, hardware, and firmware comply with appropriate security configuration guidelines; ensure that MCTOG information system recovery processes are monitored and that IA features and procedures are properly restored; ensure that all MCTOG information system IA-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals; and implement and enforce all DoD information system IA policies and procedures, as defined by its security certification and accreditation documentation.

 

The candidate must have the ability to operate effectively under pressure adhering to the ProSol Core Values of Agility: rapid adaptation to the changing requirements and environment of our clients; Excellence: Service quality that exceeds the expectations of our clients; Integrity: Accountability and honesty−always doing the right thing; and Long Term Commitment: Unquestioned loyalty and dedication to our clients, partners and employees.

Responsibilities

  • Perform weekly Retina Scans of target systems and devices on the MCTOG networks.
  • Monitor mitigation efforts of other Communication Division teams to ensure vulnerabilities are addressed.
  • Research and track Accreditation Packages for all systems used by MCTOG.
  • Assist with preparation and modifications of Certification and Accreditation packages for both garrison and exercise support networks.
  • Assist with monitoring and improving the MCTOG Information Security Posture.
  • Process and perform quality control on Systems Authorization Access Request (SAAR) forms.
  • Regularly perform audits of network and server policies and procedures as directed by the Information Assurance Manager.
  • Assist with the development and modification of the MCTOG Information Systems Security Plan and other relevant command policy and procedures.
  • Serve as an IA representative on the Incident Response Team as required.
  • Assist with conducting risk assessments for the command with respect to information security.
  • Monitor and ensure commands compliance with published IA policy and guidance; at a minimum, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) and Bulletins (IAVB), Operational Directives, and CyberCommand Task Orders.

Qualifications

  • Must be knowledgeable in digital communication networks (classified [SIPR] and unclassified [NIPR]) employed in support of military operations.
  • Must be knowledge of DOD and USMC IA Policy and guidance. 
  • Must be knowledgeable of tactical C4ISR systems used by the MCTOG Command and Control (C2) and Simulation Architecture(s). 
  • Must have excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Must possess self-motivation and a high level of discretion to work effectively.
  • Must be able to multi-task efficiently, work in a fast paced environment on multiple projects and have a strong attention for detail.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Associate’s Degree is required. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems is preferred.  
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Information Assurance.
  • Former military experience desired, USMC preferred. 
  • Practical experience in the use of Retina scanning software; knowledge and experience with McAfee Host Based Security System.
  • Practical experience in developing technical policies and procedures. 
  • Certifications required per DODINST 8570:
    • Comp TIA Security+ 
  • Certifications desired:
    • Comp TIA Network +
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional
    • CISCO Certified Network Administrator (CCNA)
    • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Security Clearance

Secret

Physical Demands

  • Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Typically, employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending, carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.

Schedule

  • Monday - Friday

Standard Work Hours

  • Garrison work environment including but not limited to: 
    • occasional field/tactical environments 
    • occasional extended working hours will be required 
    • schedule: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Travel Expectations

  • Travel is estimated to be up to 30%.

Travel Schedule

  • Domestic travel may be required for training and program coordination.
  • May be required to travel OCONUS to conduct installation, training or maintenance. Accordingly, a valid passport is required.

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