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Information Assurance SME

Company: Gridiron IT
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

GridIron IT is seeking a Policy Information Assurance SME to support a DEA contract in Arlington, VA. Work Arrangement: Hybrid - 2 days a week.


  • Provide expert advice on all IT Security related areas to include:
  • Developing IT Security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information and systems.
  • Planning, coordinating, and ensuring successful completion of internal and external IT system security/policy audits.
  • Supporting the Department's Cyber Security Assessment and Management (CSAM) system.
  • Developing, maintaining, and managing the Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) reporting.
  • Developing an enterprise risk management framework.
  • Establishing an Enterprise Continuous Monitoring Program.
  • Shall develop and maintain IT security education awareness and training. Requirements:
    • Federal IT security experience including: FISMA compliance, NIST SP 800 publications
    • Secure IT configuration experienceFDCC, USGCB, CIS benchmarks
    • IT security policy and governance experience - OMB A-130
    • Federal Enterprise Architecture experienceFICAM, CIO Council guidance
    • Certification and Accreditation experience - NIACAP, DIACAP
    • Applicable C&A documentation experience (SSAA, MOU/MOA, SSPs, PIAs, CONOPS, IT system lifecycle documentation, POAM tracking)
    • Security and privacy control assessment experienceNIST 800-53 Rev 4
    • IT risk assessment experience
    • IT security documentation experiencedevelopment of IT security related documents, configuration management plans, system design, logical architecture diagrams
    • IT security vulnerability assessmentvulnerability tool experience
    • Continuous monitoringIT organizational assets visibility, threat awareness, and security control review
    • Incident response experienceIncident response and reporting, IRP development
    • Information system contingency planning experiencecontingency response, planning and reporting
    • Security incident experiencepolicy and procedures for reporting and responding to security incidents
    • Contingency plans to ensure continuity of operations in the face of a disaster
    • Solid knowledge of information security principles and best practices
    • Work directly with internal IT and policy teams to establish and enforce IT security best practices and IT security controls
    • Information security policy and procedure development
    • Experience with IT security best practices of intranet and internet solutions
    • Experience with managing IDS systems and SIEM solutions.
    • Must be a US Citizen.Be able to pass a DEA suitability background check. Education/Experience:
      • Master of Science degree (MS) with at least eight (8) years of technical experience, with six of those years' experience in a specialty discipline at the senior level is preferred.
      • Three plus years' experience in configuration and using various security and network application scanning tools is required.
      • Must be a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or a Certified FISMA Compliance Practitioner.
      • Must have familiarity with government regulations, laws, National Institute of Standards and Technology guidance, and Office of Management and Budget mandates for IT Security.

Keywords: Gridiron IT, Arlington , Information Assurance SME, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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