Abacus Technology is seeking an IT Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Specialist to provide IT security support for the AFRL Rocket Lab at Edwards AFB. This is a full-time position.
Conducting information system security engineering activities. Capture and refine information security requirements and ensure that the requirements are effectively integrated into information technology component products and information systems through purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration. Function as an integral part of the development team to include designing and developing organizational information systems or upgrading legacy systems. Employ best practices when implementing security controls within an information system including software engineering methodologies, system/security engineering principles, secure design, secure architecture, and secure coding techniques.
5 years experience in an IT/cyber security or information assurance role. Must be MCSE and CISSP certified. Experience with the certification and accreditation/assessment and authorization process. Significant experience in vulnerability scanning and analysis, including the use of automated tools and vulnerability management systems. Knowledge of intrusion prevention and access control tools/systems. Understanding of system audit principles and security risk assessment. Must have a solid understanding of mission assurance. Familiar with Federal government and DOD standards for IA/security including Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation, DIACAP, FISMA, NIST, and OMB. Must have solid communications skills and be capable of working with all levels of an organization. Must be a US Citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.