Volt Workforce Solutions Information Assurance Spec II in Andover, Massachusetts

Information Assurance Spec II in Andover, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Contingent

  • Location: Andover, MA

  • Job Type: Software Testing

  • Duration: 48 weeks

  • Date Posted: 1/3/2019

  • Job ID: 155283

  • Contact Name Volt Branch

  • Phone 9197827440

Job Description

Job Title: Information Assurance Specialist

Location: Andover, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:

Volt is looking to hire Information Assurance Specialist for our client based in Andover, Massachusetts

In this role, you will partner with IT system administrators to assess unclassified information systems to assure compliance with applicable IT security policies, including but not limited to compliance with National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-171 . As a RIO you will support risk assessments and assist with selection of IT controls to achieve compliance. Your role will also include conducting reassessments of information systems with an expiring Authority To Operate (ATO), assisting with the development of remediation plans and making recommendations to grant ATO for an IS to the Chief Information Security Officer.

In this role, you will have the responsibility to:

  • Create, consult, and ensure the completion of System Security Plans (SSPs) for IDS managed systems as part of the Information Risk Assessment and Management Process (IRAMP).

  • Capture and refine security requirements for IS to which they are assigned.

  • Ensure the security requirements are effectively integrated into the IS through purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration.

  • Assist IT System admins to complete and maintain System Security Plans (SSPs) for an Information System, ensuring the SSP is current throughout the lifecycle of the IS.

  • Perform assessments of Information Systems against related SSPs (Level of Effort (LOE) Basic, LOE Intermediate, and LOE Advanced IS only).

  • Maintain the appropriate operational security posture for IS to which they are assigned and ensure the IS operate with an approved SSP and ATO.

  • Conduct annual security reviews of assigned LOE Complete systems.

  • Initiate the IRAMP for an existing system if a proposed change affects the security controls or security posture of the Information System or for expiring ATOs

  • Conduct reviews and analysis of waiver requests for their assigned IS. Ensure that if the request is approved, the SAP Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) documents the residual risk(s) associated with the waiver.

Required Skills:

  • Experience implementing NIST SP 800-171 and/or NIST SP 800-53

  • Security+, Network + Certifications or equivalent.

  • Proven ability to assess system compliance against standards and IT Security Policies.

  • Ability to identify risks and propose risk mitigation solutions to harden systems.

  • Familiarity with processes to harden computer systems.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to participate on cross-functional teams to resolve complex challenges and shape future opportunities.

  • Familiarity with audit concepts and strategies in a highly complex, regulated environment.

  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and influence).

  • Familiarity with US Defense Security Service (DSS) audit procedures

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com at http://www.volt.com/ and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com at http://jobs.volt.com/

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In order to promote this harmony in the workplace and to obey the laws related to employment, Volt maintains a strong commitment to equal employment opportunity without unlawful regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital or parental status, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.