Information Assurance Technical Expert

OCONUS – Professional Services Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany


Description

Information Assurance Technical Expert

Job Description:

This position serves as an experienced Information Assurance Technical Expert supporting the United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) Intelligence Directorate (A2) at Ramstein Air Base, Germany.  The incumbent will be required to provide a wide array of information assurance support including, conducting Assessment and Authorization (A&A) functions for information technology systems. Candidate will assist the overall execution of the Information Assurance (IA) program, to include Emissions Security (EMSEC) and Computer Security (COMPUSEC) programs, for locations supported by the European Enterprise Service Center (EU-ESC). 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Leverage various automated tools (i.e. Web HelpDesk, SolarWinds network management discovery tool, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution [ACAS] Security Center, System Center Configuration Manager [SCCM], Active Directory, XACTA IA Manager) and to ensure all assigned systems are continuously monitored
  • Interact with key stakeholders (site Information System Security Officers [ISSOs], PMO system, and other site POCs) to facilitate the collection of data required for input within each A&A project
  • Make periodic evaluation and assistance visits as directed by in support of A&A efforts
  • Prepare, review, conduct, and document security self-assessment using the assessment plan developed within XACTA
  • Remediate self-assessment findings, where possible, and develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) for all unresolved findings
  • Actively monitor changes to configuration of assigned systems and ensure that accreditation packages are updated accordingly
  • Maintain a current inventory/baseline of approved security hardware and software within XACTA for assigned systems/sites
Job Requirements:
  • In depth knowledge of and ability to implement Information Assurance regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Understanding and experience with the Information Assurance Vulnerability Message (IAVM) program, and comprehensive knowledge and experience with DoD Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and/or DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) policies and procedures
Security Clearance:
  • Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) clearance required

Accreditation/Education:

Candidate must be eligible for Technical Expert Status Accreditation (TESA) awarded via the Defense Overseas Contractor Personnel (DOCPER) office. Education requirements for TESA approval include:

  • A Bachelor's degree plus 3 years of recent specialized experience, OR
  • An Associate's degree plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR
  • A major certification plus 7 years of recent specialized experience, OR
  • 11 years of recent specialized experience

Our Company:

Envistacom is a technology business that specializes in communication solutions, cyber and intelligence operations primarily with the U.S. Department of Defense. Our customers rely on us for technology and subject-matter expertise to identify and defeat global threats. We are a trusted partner in protecting military, civilians and critical infrastructure around the world, with an ultimate goal to make the world a safer place.

Envistacom is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Envistacom maintains a drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.