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IA Specialist in Lorton, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

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Job #:  950064
Apex Systems is seeking a Senior Information Assurance Specialist for a direct-hire position in Lorton VA.
Candidates must be eligible to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.
If interested, please email your resume to Madeline Joy at
Information Assurance & Security
  • Develop and implement information assurance standards and procedures.
  • Coordinate, develop and evaluate security programs for an organization.
  • Recommend security solutions to support the information assurance guidelines and the customer requirements.
  • Perform vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.
  • Analyze information assurance-related technical problems and provides advanced engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Perform analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
  • Design, develop, engineer, and implement solutions that meet security requirements.
  • Provide integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.
  • Ensure that all information systems are functional and secure.
  • Identify, report, and resolve security violations.
  • Establish and satisfy information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.

Team Support
  • Coordinate and lead others in analyzing collected requirements to ensure plans and identified solutions meet customer needs and expectations. 
  • Build, confirm, and prioritize project plans and deliverables with clients and vendors.
  • Work independently in a collaborative team environment, often with other clients and vendors. 
  • Monitor projects and ensures client requirements are met.
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills and strong leadership and project management skills.
  • Serve as team leader and mentor to work with clients and vendors. 
  • Assist management with recruiting and training of staff.
  • Support the preparation of proposals, business plans, standard process documentation and other documents related to the government contract.
  • Attend required training.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Degree Requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field. May substitute equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • Fifteen (15) or more years of experience in the field or in a related area. 
  • Experience with DoD’s RMF, DIACAP, NIST Certification & Accreditation.
  • Must possess Security + or CISSP certification.
  • Advanced understanding of software installation and configuration.
  • Working knowledge of networks and network devices (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.).
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for work assignment on specified contract.
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.
  • U. S. Citizenship required per government contract.

EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.