Information Assurance Engineer

Company: Octo Consulting Group ( Learn More )

General Information
US-VA-Fort Belvoir
N/A
4 Year Degree
Full-Time
At least 6 year(s)
Not Specified
False
False
Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an Information Assurance Engineer to join our growing team.

Primary job duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

Working within the Army PEO-EIS newly formed Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Team, the candidate will be a critical team member for the rapidly growing Technical Management Division for DCO. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Certify and accredit systems applicable to PM mission.
  • Apply the theories, principles, standards and information systems security methods and a working knowledge of the related engineering disciplines to evaluate system requirements, determine hardware and software design detail and performance characteristics necessary to meet operational requirements.
  • Analyze specific system requirements and design modifications or deviations in hardware or software subsystems to ensure fulfillment of user related needs and will adequately resist established and projected threat environments. 
  • Job Requirements

    Requirements:

    • 6 years of relevant experience
    • Experience with eMASS for system registration, A&A, and/or obtaining ATOs
    • Experience in implementing and migrating systems in/to an Army data center (NEC) or DoD (DISA DECC) data center
    • Experience with supporting IA/Cybersecurity tasks for the program
    • Experiencing receiving ATO for DoD systems via RMF
    • Experience with managing security accreditation packages
    • Experience with supporting system audits
    • Experience with supporting STIGs
    • Experience with vulnerability detection analysis
    • Ability to travel up to 10%

    Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree
    • At least 1 of the  following DoD 8570 level II IAT Certificates: 
      • A+
      • Network+
      • Systems Security Certified Practioner (SSCP)
      • Global IA Certification (GIAC)
      • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
      • Security+
      • Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)

    Security Clearance:

    • Active DOD Secret required

    Location:

    • Springfield/Fort Belvoir

    Physical Requirements:

    • Regularly required to sit for extended periods up to 80% o the time; frequently required to move about to access file cabinets and use office equipment such as PC, copier, fax, telephone, cell phone, etc.
    • Occasionally required to reach overhead, bend, and lift objects of up to 10 lbs.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include use of computer monitor screens up to 80% of time

     Work Environment:

    • Individual’s primary workstation is located in an office area
    • The noise level in this environment is low to moderate

    At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.

    Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice. 

    http://www.octoconsulting.com/careers

    •         Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only.

    •         Per contract clearance requirements, US citizenship is mandatory. 

    •         Relocation will not be offered.

    •         Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.

    •         Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.