AEgis Technologies

Information Assurance Specialist

US-OH-Dayton
ID
2017-1533
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

What do you get when you bring together the brightest minds and place them into an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards based on impact, not tenure?

                       

You get one of the best privately held small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, that provides advanced technology and expert consulting services to industries throughout the world. AEgis specializes in modeling & simulation (M&S) and micro/nanoscale technology development. Our core competencies  include simulation software and training simulators; geospatial databases; 3D models; war fighter exercise support; systems engineering and analysis; verification, validation, and accreditation (VV&A); test and evaluation support; Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) and Man-in-the-Loop (MIL) simulation. AEgis' Nanogenesis Division excels in advancing cutting edge micro and nanoscale technologies from concept to deployment with applications ranging from defense to energy to biotechnology.

Responsibilities

AEgis is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the position of Information Assurance Specialist supporting the Simulation and Analysis Facility (SIMAF) located at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. 

  • Monitors agency and vendor security alerts and other security and reliability guidance, determining applicability.
  • Monitors systems, networks, and networking equipment for hardware and software security weaknesses, vulnerabilities, viruses, and other reliability issues.
  • Understands network and operating system concepts, protocols, and vulnerabilities, and their significance for specific risks.
  • Skilled at culling information from local and vendor provided databases to determine vulnerabilities and identify solutions.
  • Provides risk analysis and reliability overview and assessment to users and management.
  • Authors and maintains Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages for customer’s systems.
  • Monitors compliance, assess consequences, and develops solutions.
  • Coordinates and develops implementation plans and assists in implementing configuration, updates, and other recommended actions to maintain or enhance information assurance.
  • Provides training and mentoring of Information Assurance Specialist I and II personnel.
  • Maintains system and activity logs and records.
  • Provides professional customer service through responsiveness.
  • Proactively manages personal adherence commitments to meet procedural goals.

Success Factors (Success Factors are simply the results we want an individual to deliver, in order for us to consider them a successful hire)

  • 30 days - Unfettered access to all related IT systems
  • 60 days - Fully integrated into daily operations of IT enterprise and name recognition by client
  • 90 days – Provide one recommendation to improve service delivery and/or reduce issue resolution time

                   

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, 5-8 years of experience in relative field
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • DoD 8570 compliant
  • Ability to obtain a Security Clearance
  • Takes initiative to lead and supports team members in dealing with change.
  • Uses up-to-date technical knowledge, skills and experience to effectively perform jobs and contribute to the success of the department.
  • Displays effective problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrates effective use of soft skills – listening, probing and questioning.
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Security Requirements: US Citizen and ability obtain a DOD Security Clearance. Active Secret Clearance preferred. 

Contingent upon contract award

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