Acquisition Security Analyst I (ASA I)

Cyber Security/Information Assurance Colorado Springs, Colorado


Description

The Acquisition Security Analyst will assist the Government Program Manager with the development and implementation of comprehensive program protection methodologies to protect advanced technology programs throughout the system's life cycle.

 Performance shall include:

  • In-depth lifecycle program analysis to identify critical program information (CPI), Critical System Resources (CSR), and their associated vulnerabilities
  • Assist with the identification and implementation of countermeasures
  • Develop and implement a risk management-based program protection plan and strategy
  • Provide technical advice and security support to collateral and SAP programs and emerging mission areas
  • Provide security recommendations to the PM, GSSO, and cognizant security authorities as it relates to the Air Force acquisition and sustainment process
  • Maintain a working relationship with the PM, Contracting Officer and contractor security officers to ensure a standardized and correct format/process is utilized for all DD Form 254 efforts throughout the acquisition and sustainment lifecycle, in coordination with Program Security Officers
  • Directly support customer program protection/security officers in the development, execution and implementation of Program Protection Planning (PPP)
  • Assess threat and risk, develop risk management actions and implement long term courses of actions
  • Assist in the development and writing of operations security (OPSEC) plans, transition plans, emergency action plans, transportation plans, security CONOPS, and any other security documents as needed for the customer
  • Review program documentation for public release, to include ensuring Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) has proper markings, classifications and distribution statements per Air Force doctrine
  • Prepare and produce analytical products from numerous resources, to include various databases, to ensure a real-time, tailored product is provided
  • Provide classification guidance and assistance for all security programs to include collateral and SAP programs
  • Write, review, and/or edit Security Classification Guides (SCG), Exposure Contingency Plans (ECP), Managed Access Plans (MAP), Security Operating Procedures (SOPs), System Test Plans (STP)
  • Assist government system security engineers performing close out actions for SAPs as needed
  • Develop and assist with security education and training for personnel
  • Provide technical analysis and OPSEC support to SMC or AFSPC Special programs and other associated operations, missions, and organizational elements involved in developing system requirements to associated systems RDT&E

 Experience:

  • 4-6 years related experience with acquisition programs, including minimum 2 years with SCI or SAR programs

 Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area or equivalent additional experience (4 years)

 Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

 Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate ICDs/JAFANs/DOD Manuals and other guiding policy documents
  • Must have extensive knowledge of the DD Form 254 and how it is incorporated in the Air Force acquisition process
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the scope of the Program's Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)