Information Assurance Policy Analyst

Information Technology Vienna, Virginia


Horizon Industries Limited (HIL) is a dynamic IT and Management Consulting firm based in the Washington, DC area. We are currently seeking an Information Assurance Policy Analyst for a full-time position, remotely supporting the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA).

Job Description:

The J611 team is responsible for establishing DLA cybersecurity policy and oversight of IT security activities throughout DLA. J611 serves as one of the DLA focal point for all cybersecurity program activities. This contract focuses on the contractor support required to improve, support, manage and provide oversight for the DLA cybersecurity program through process improvements, execution, communications, and training.  Support is required to maintain: Authorization Verification Team (AVT) support; enterprise continuous monitoring support; enterprise cybersecurity policy development; and task order project management.


Duties of an Information Assurance Policy Analyst may include:

  • Reviews, consolidates, and develops IA policy in accordance with DLA requirements 
  • Fully versed in the general tenets supporting the overall DOD implementation of its IA policies, procedures, and process and able to provide technical support and assistance to DLA and assess IT policies, standards, guidelines, or procedures to ensure a balance of security and operational requirements
  • Briefs senior management on IA Policy changes, updates, and progress 
  • On occasion, short duration (1-5 days) site visits may be required as authorized by the Government


Required Skills / Experience:

  • Seven (7) years of relevant IA Policy experience
  • Active DOD Secret Clearance
  • Must be eligible for IT II
  • Must possess certification meeting the DOD 8570.01 IAM level III:
    • GSLC
    • CISM
    • CISSP (or Associate)


Education: Some College

Location: Remote

Horizon is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and it is our policy to consider all applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, alienage, ancestry, citizenship status, or any other factors prohibited by law. Horizon will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Horizon’s legal duty to furnish information.