Information Assurance Specialist II Job at Applied Information Sciences, Reston, VA

  • Applied Information Sciences
  • Reston, VA

Job Description


As an Information Assurance Specialist II , you will be providing cybersecurity support to enterprise-level clients. You will be responsible for the Information Assurance and Security of application, database, and enterprise network services. In addition, you will be performing activities associated with delivering Cybersecurity policy implementation and network solutions related to customer-defined systems and software projects.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Assess organizational progress against existing security strategies, plans, or directives
  • Provide information security expertise and consulting
  • Implement an information security framework
  • Plan, design, and implement security-related technologies
  • Ensure new and existing products conform to information security policies, standards, and best practices
  • Review new and existing system designs for compliance with security standards and best practices
  • Analyze existing security strategies, roadmaps, and implementation plans
  • Analyze alternatives in response to customer requirements
  • Cross-train and mentor other staff members as needed
  • Develop policy, programs, and guidelines for implementation

Location and Travel Details:

This is a remote position with occasional travel (if needed).

Security Clearance and Citizenship Requirements:

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

Profile of Success:
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in IT, with 5+ years focusing on Cyber Security.
  • Prior audit experience
  • Prior experience with Information security risk assessment
  • Previously worked with 3rd party security assessment tools
  • ?? Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with technical experts, business managers, and senior leadship.
  • Ability to understand complex, technical issues and communicate them into meaningful business and risk guidance and recommendation
  • Strong knowledge of operating systems (information and process) and networks
  • Strong knowledge of computer vulnerabilities, hacker methodologies, and other threats
  • Strong knowledge of widely recognized cybersecurity risk frameworks (ie: NIST, ISO, etc.) and how to apply them within enterprise organizations
  • Experience working with enterprise-level information security programs, including governance, risk assessment, policy/standards, technical controls, oversight and assurance, risk treatment, and security education/awareness.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, especially MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to leverage various trusted sources of information (articles, webinars, internet, etc.) to gain accurate and updated knowledge on cybersecurity and recommend appropriate solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; attention to details
  • Strong collaboration and decision-making skills
  • Strong ability to consult internally and externally
  • Must have a strong work ethic, great time management skills, and a positive attitude?

Desirable Skills:
  • 10 years of experience preferred
  • Current CompTIA Security+ Certification preferred or the ability to obtain CompTIA
  • CISSP designation preferred
  • Desire to obtain or utilize technical certifications as part of continuous professional growth

About AIS:

AIS, Dedicated to Our People

AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.

It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).

Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.

We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.

We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation

AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals.

We are looking for:

  • Smart people with a passion for technology
  • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
  • Close involvement with local technical communities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

  • Client Success
  • C ontinued Learning and Technical Excellence
  • Strong Client Relationships
  • Citizenship and Community

EEO Statement:

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business need.

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