Principal Information Assurance Specialist / Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II certification

Requisition ID: 21002676

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: King George, Virginia
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator, we are a trusted provider of highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, and NASA. Every day, our 10,000 employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Peraton's Maritime Warfare Control Systems (H20) program is seeking experienced Information Assurance Specialists to join us in King George, VA. The H20 program provides engineering services and infrastructure services for the development of Maritime Command and Control systems, Warfare/Weapons Control systems, and future warfare development for the US Navy. * This position is located in King George, VA. Responsibilities include:
  • Design and implement information assurance and security engineering systems with requirements of business continuity, operations security, cryptography, forensics, regulatory compliance, internal counterespionage (insider threat detection and mitigation), physical security analysis (including facilities analysis, and security management).
  • Assess and mitigate system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Validate system security requirements definition and analysis.
  • Establish system security designs.
  • Implement security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures.
  • Verify security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities.
  • Support secure systems operations and maintenance.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Information Assurance or related field from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of 5 years of Information Assurance experience.
  • U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance.
  • Possess an Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II certification or higher under specialty area 61 – Information Assurance with certification in current Operating Systems and Information Security. Acceptable certification can be either: CISSP, CASP, CAP, CISM, or GSLC.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current active U.S. government security clearance.
  • Previous experience as a Department of Defense contractor.
  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

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