• Information Assurance / Security Specialist (Level 4/5)

    Job Location US-DC
  • Overview

    ASRC Federal Vistronix is pursuing an opportunity identified as DHS Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, & Support (SENS3). The SENS3 program is planned to be a 6-year program and will directly support O&M, design, engineering, and Information System Security Services for the Department’s two secure networks.  ASRC Federal Vistronix is committed to supporting SENS3 in accomplishing the DHS’s objectives for SENS3. We are encouraging incumbents and all interested candidates to apply now for early consideration for this program as we build out our high performance team.





    • Engineers, Analyzes and plays a leading role in the maintenance of systems to protect data from unauthorized disclosure and/or modification.
    • Play a lead role in the Continuous Monitoring of Security Controls and Systems.
    • Assists the ISSO/ISSM and works with test teams during assessment, and be able to analyze and understand the Security Assessment Report (SAR) and Vulnerability Assessment Report (VAR)
    • Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations.
    • Responsible for developing, updating and managing core security documents such as the System Security Plan (SSP), FIPS 199 & 200, Business Continuity Plan (BCP), Business Impact Analysis (BIA), Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP), Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP), Security Impact Analysis (SIA), Incident Response (IR) Plan, etc.
    • Work closely with the Systems Administrators and Network Engineers in ensuring that the system is running in compliance with the Acceptable Baseline Configuration.
    • Ensure that identified vulnerabilities are remediated in accordance with DHS 4300 directives and DHS SOC/CERT timelines.
    • Be involved with the annual PEN Test exercise and work directly with the PEN Testers and in-house IT staff.
    • Continuously working with the System stakeholders and data custodians to ensure that the system.
    • Engineering, implementing and monitoring security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information.
    • Plans and may lead major information security/assurance assignments.
    • Analyzes and recommends remediation’s and tracks progress until resolution or risk acceptance.
    • Functions as technical expert across multiple security domains.
    • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics.


    •  BS degree in Computer Science, Information Security Management, or related field.
    • 10-15 year’s experience dedicated to Information Assurance, Information Security, & C&A/A&A.








    Required skills/experience:


    • 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 servers, thick/thin client, workstations, VOIP systems, smart phones and wireless devices.
    • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.
    • Engineers SPLUNK configurations and dashboards.
    • 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.
    • Identifying and defining system security requirements.
    • Designing computer security architecture and developing detailed cyber security designs.
    • Possesses and applies a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignment.




    Knowledge and experience with at least three of the four following criteria: 

    • Vulnerability scanning, auditing, assessment, and analysis.
    • Operating system and network knowledge (i.e., Windows Server 2003/2008, Linux, Local Area Networks [LAN] and Wide Area Networks [WAN]).
    • Information security and assurance principles and associated supporting technologies.
    • Application security, database security, and network security.
    • Networking / Firewall Access Control.
    • Current DHS Entrance on Duty (EOD) within a headquarters component.   


    This position requires an active Security Clearance.


    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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