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Information Assurance Specialist 4, Cyber Assessments, TS/SCI

Mission Services | St. Louis, MO | Full Time

Job Description

Information Assurance Specialist 4, Cyber Assessments, TS/SCI

Hours: Full time (day)

Required Clearance: Top Secret / SCI (CI Poly Preferred)

Required Certification: DoD 8570.01-M compliant at Management or Technical level III

Location: St. Louis, MO

Experience: 10+ years within related field

Education: Graduate Degree or Equivalent Experience within related field, or additional years of experience in lieu of degree

Position Description and Responsibilities:

Information Assurance Specialist/Advisor to support the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Develop security architectures, and engineering system specifications. Conduct strategic planning and recommend implementation strategies. Advise and assist government on security and privacy policy, trusted product assessment, enterprise security engineering, secure systems management, penetration and exploitation, insider threat analysis and protection, cyber situation awareness, attack sensing and warning, secure wireless networking and mobile computing, secure operating systems, secure workstations, secure data management, secure web technology, and secure protocols, authentication.

  • Perform vulnerability analysis and management.
  • Maintain knowledge of Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), HP Fortify Web Inspect.
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of IT including, but not limited to, network sub netting.
  • Oversee and report compliance with security plans on all NGA’s information stores, systems and networks on a regular (at least quarterly) basis and review audit logs on a weekly basis.
  • Maintain, operate, manage, and propose changes to the NGA Information System Security Program to include process, technical, administrative, configuration management, property (hardware and software) accountability, and total life-cycle support.
  • Perform system, server, and workstation audits and post reviews weekly.  Prepare weekly audit report on findings and anomalies.
  • Track and write DISA Circuit packages for NGA Systems connections.
  • Perform de-commissioning activities utilizing preapproved procedures for clearing, purging, declassifying, and releasing system memory, hard drives, black-lighting, de-commissioning of systems, media, and output.
  • Perform Data Transfer Agent duties and create data CD/DVD for user support, as required.
  • Conduct Data Transfer/Removable Media User and ICD 503 Training and Information Assurance Training to business unit representatives and system administrators.
  • Perform all requests for inter-network data and media transfers as requested.
  • Perform and/or support site and user inspections for compliance with security policies as required.
  • Review, coordinate and approve security tasks associated with Change Requests (CRs) in the IA queue.
  • Write, review, and coordinate Site Security Plans (SSP). ISSO will assist systems owners or complete the task by making sure all of the documentation for the system is correct and entered into XACTA.  The ISSOs will make changes or adjustments as necessary in coordination with the program to ensure the Assessments and Authorizations process.

Required Experience:

Experience in performing three or more areas information security compliance, risk management, security engineering, system certification, and IT operations security.

  • Knowledge and experience in security disciplines including, but not limited to, information systems security, operations security, administrative security, personnel security, physical security and communications security.
  • Expert professional knowledge and experience of information systems security policies and practices, computer science, state-of-the-art security tools and applications, and a thorough knowledge of IT.
  • Knowledge of DoD/IC system security control requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience with XACTA.


EICORP is a leader in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cyber solutions; cloud and managed IT solutions; engineering, and information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security. We provide training and logistics in support of readiness operations; and operational support services and solutions in support of organizations not limited to DHS, DoD, and the Intelligence Community (IC). We hire mission enablers whom reflect our communities and proactively embrace diversity and inclusion, in order to advance our corporate culture, develop our family of employees into the best they can be, and in turn grow our marketshare throughout industry.

EICORP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.