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Delegated Authorizing Official Representative Level 2

System Security | Ft. Meade, MD | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: Innovating to solve real-world problems

Applied Insight enhances the ability of federal government customers to preserve national security, deliver justice and serve the public with advanced technologies and quality analysis. We work closely with agencies and industry to overcome technical and cultural hurdles to innovation, empowering them with the latest end-to-end cloud infrastructure, big data and cyber capabilities. Our expertise in cross-domain and boundary solutions, network analytics, DevOps and low-to-high development is unique in our industry. We develop and deliver innovative products and applications that are deployed in highly sensitive customer environments and have broad applications for federal missions.

On joining the Applied Insight team, you’ll be working to solve real-world problems on missions that matter with people who share your passions and encourage your ambition. It’s vital to us that we hire committed people who are great at what they do. We return that commitment by empowering them with the autonomy, the support and the tools they need to fulfill their true potential.

A day in the life (just a few of the things you may do on any given day):

As the Delegated Authorizing Official (DAO) Representative (Level 2) you will:

  • Perform security planning, security assessment, risk analysis, risk assessment, and risk management support activities.
  • Perform risk assessment and management to support integration of legacy systems into existing IT environment.
  • Review and analyze Cybersecurity built into systems to be deployed to operational environments.
  • Prepare risk assessment, plan of actions, authorization recommendations, and related security authorization documentation.
  • Identify and support overall security requirements for the protection of data to ensure the implementation of information security policies, activities, and controls.
  • Ensure Cybersecurity functions are included in the development and risk management process, particularly those focusing on infrastructure protection and defensive IT strategy.
  • Facilitate interaction with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to assist in defining and achieving required risk management objectives for the organization.

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • Active TS/SCI w/ Polygraph Clearance
  • Compliance with DoD 8570.01-M with a minimum certification of IAM Level II is required.
  • Four years of experience as an IT Risk Assessor, System Security Engineer, Information Systems Security Manager or DAO in programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT Engineering is required. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, an additional four years of experience for a total of Four (4) years.
  • Working knowledge of the following is required: system security design process; defense-in-depth/breadth; engineering life cycle; information domains; cross-domain solutions; controlled interfaces; identification, authentication and authorization; system integration; ICD 503 (formerly NISCAP); risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning; incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing; security authorization process; principles of Cybersecurity (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, access control), and security testing.

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don't have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career.
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open-door policy.

Applied Insight provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.