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Information Assurance Engineer
Ref No.: 17-00107
Location: Vienna, Virginia
Position Type:Full Time
Experience Level: 5 Years
Information Assurance Engineer
Vienna VA
Active Secret Clearance Required


Primary focus is on Information Assurance and Privacy/Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA). The Information Assurance Engineer is responsible for certification and accreditation (C&A) activities for CA's automated information systems (AIS) and provides C&A support for domestic and overseas deployed systems, as well as assist and advise system and application developers in the design and development of secure systems architecture in accordance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800 series and Department Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) guidelines. 

The Information Assurance Engineer organizes technical working groups and interviews the developers to gather required information (system description, network diagram, data flow, data shared, hardware/software table, points of contact, etc.) to support new system authorization. He/she analyzes production system configuration change requests (CCR) of existing systems to determine security impact and initiates required actions to maintain security posture and accreditation status.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelors Degree AND;
  • 5 years of experience with information security.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft products (Word, Visio, Project), firewalls, switches, SANs, 
  • networking structures, databases, IIS, SDLC, etc. 
  • Privacy/ Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)Experience.
  • Good people skills, good technical writing skills and strong team player.
Preferred Skills:
  • CISSP (desired but not required)
  • CAP (must have within 90 days of start)
  • Remedy experience is desired
  • Ability to learn new automated tools.

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.