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Information Assurance Specialist


Network Security Systems Plus


Fort Lee, VA 23801

Network Security Systems Plus, Inc. (NSSPlus) is a certified ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 Veteran-Owned Cybersecurity Company that serves on the cybersecurity frontier.

requirements; IA objectives and policies; IA personnel; and IA processes and procedures monitors the overall security posture of the client’s host-based and network-based assets by detecting, analyzing and responding to security alerts and events.
RESPONSIBLE FOR:  Provide support, as needed, to the CM board in the area of IA requirements and system authorization.
 Perform tasks focused on the development of SECURITY test plans, conduct SECURITY testing, analyze test results, and develop risk ASSESSMENT reports that document vulnerabilities, threats, impacts, and recommended mitigations.
 Provide technical services on all aspects of Information SECURITY;
ASSESS system design/architecture as well as defining, and advising Information SECURITY compliance with DISA STIGs as well as other security standards and best practices
 Demonstrated analytical, oral, and written communication skills including to executive management.
LEVEL: Intermediate (3 – 5 Years of Experience)
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of six (3) years of network defense/information assurance experience.
PREFERRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:  Familiarity with DISA STIGs and other DoD security requirements a must.
 Familiarity with various network and host-based SECURITY applications and tools, such as network and host ASSESSMENT/scanning tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, and other SECURITY software packages.
 Previous experience on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer SECURITY Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a SECURITY
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Ability to work closely with interagency personnel to foster an effective and collaborative partnership on SECURITY projects.
TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:  Previous experience on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer SECURITY Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a SECURITY Operations Center (SOC).
 Experience with Anti-Virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Vulnerability ASSESSMENT tools and other SECURITY tools found in large network environments; along with experience working with SECURITY Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions
EDUCATION REQUIREMENT: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
SECURITY CLEARANCE: REQUIREMENT: Secret clearance at a minimum but may require Top Secret/SCI in the future.
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT:  DOD 8570.01-M compliance at IAT Level II (GSEC, Security + CE, SSCP)
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