Information Security Specialist
NCI Information Systems - Alexandria, VA

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Highlights of Responsibilities:

Provide technical support to DOD information system programs for life cycle security support, from inception of the program through initial accreditation.
Develop a methodology and procedures to be followed by accreditation personnel while providing life cycle security support.
Participate in formal and ad hoc certification and accreditation working groups where directed.
Provide technical documentation required for the site certification and accreditation process.
Develop an on-line database or use a COTS product such as TELOS IA Manager which reflects the current status of each accredited system and those systems requiring accreditation.
Conduct technical analysis and documentation of DOD standard systems security to include the requirements for COMPUSEC, and COMSEC.
Identify and assess security requirements and deficiencies in local and area networks (LANs) and commercial switching, transmission and signaling networks.
Monitor the implementation of and compliance with, DIACAP C&A standards to promote uniform application of the standards and consistency in security of accredited DoD information systems.
Develop risk management guidelines.
Develop, maintain, and publish the Connection Approval Process implementation memorandum.
Maintain CAP documentation for each connection to the backbones.
Update packages when there are modifications, additions or changes to tenant networks.
Update all packages at least annually.
Support and assist in coordination of Agent of the Certification Authority (ACA) visits.


Active DoD Secret clearance required.
Proficiency in DISA VMS, DoD PKI/PKE, IT Architecture, MS Office Suite, MS Office Visio, MS Operating System Client (XP/Vista), MS Operating System Server (2003 & 2008), MS SharePoint (2007/2010), MS SQL Server (2005/2008).
Proficient skills in Oral and Written Communications, Presentations and Briefings, and Technical Requirements Analysis.
Highly proficient in Information Assurance.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent Information Assurance experience, particularly in Certification and Accreditation.
4 years of experience in IT

Preferred Education and Experience

8570 Level IAT 2 certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).
Two additional certifications: CCNA; Citrix CA; GIAC Security Essentials; HP Accredited SE; Linux CA; MS Certified - Database Administrator, Desktop Support Technician, IT Professional, Solution Developer, Systems Administrator; PMP, Red Hat Technician, Sun Solaris SA, VMware Professional

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