• Information Assurance / Security Specialist

    Job Location US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
  • Overview

    ASRC Federal Vistronix provides national security systems, solutions, and services that protect our nation’s safety and economic well-being through ingenuity, technology innovation, and mission expertise. We are looking for Junior level IA Security Engineer to join the mission! Vistronix offerings leverage its differentiated capabilities in big data analytic, cyber operations, cloud computing, signals processing, and geospatial decision support for government customers charged with our nation’s security.


    In this role, you will put your experience to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment designing networks, designing and implementing cloud security, as well as maintaining systems security certification for a customer at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Your experience in information assurance and architecture design will ensure your success in this dynamic role. If you meet our qualifications, and you are looking for the next step in your IT career, we want to talk to you!



    As an IA Security Engineer, you will be responsible for interacting with customers to determine system requirements as well as integrating best business practices, cyber solutions, cryptographic solutions, and support system accreditation


    Additional responsibilities include:

    • Determines enterprise information assurance and security standards.
    • Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures.
    • Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs for an organization. Recommends
    • information assurance/security solutions to support customers’ requirements.
    • Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations.
    • Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.
    • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
    • Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.
    • Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
    • Analyzes and defines security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes,workstations, and personal computers.
    • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.
    • Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.
    • Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
    • Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.
    • Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure.


    Successful candidates must possess and apply expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.


    Additional requirements include:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Cybersecurity, or other related IT field and 2-5 years experience.
    • Adequate knowledge of Computer Network Defense (CND) activities, Vulnerability analysis through the use of Vulnerability scanner or comparable system, and DISA STIG validation experience
    • Demonstrate working knowledge of DIACAP, DCID 6/3, NIST RMF, ICD 503
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in active integration of Information Assurance into large network and systems, or support of DOD system DIACAP process
    • Knowledgeable in DOD Cryptographic solutions (ie,Taclanes, Viasat AltaSec, L3 HAIPEs) and key management systems/architectures (ie SKL, EKMS, KMI)
    • CISSP, CEH, Security+
    • An active Security Clearance is preferred to start work

    Candidates will be subject to a government background investigation and must meet eligibility criteria for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship is required


    ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.




    At ASRC Federal Vistronix, we know our staff members work hard to exceed customer expectations, and we work hard to exceed the expectations of our staff! We are proud to offer a robust employee benefits package.


    Benefits include:

    • Medical, dental, prescription, and vision coverage
    • Health Advocate
    • Short-term and long-term disability, life & accidental death & dismemberment
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • 401(k) retirement plan with matching contributions
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Paid time off and holidays


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