Lead or Sr Information Assurance Technical Specialist 107768BR

  • Raytheon
  • Tucson, Arizona, United States
  • 01/29/2018

Job Description

Please Note: This position can be a Salary Grade G08 or Salary Grade G09 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Information Operations and Information Assurance (IO/IA) are matters we take very seriously indeed. And so do our customers, from global governments to Fortune 500 companies. That’s why they trust us to deliver the end-to-end offensive and defensive solutions that successfully protect them from a wide range of internal and external threats including breach, fraud, theft and sabotage.

Supports multiple classified projects as a Senior Information Assurance Specialist. Ensures proper implementation and function of all pertinent requirements of various security policies, to include NISPOM, JSIG, RMF, JAFAN, DCID 6/3, and Raytheon Missile Systems. Coordinates with users, system administrators, engineers, management, and Security personnel on implementing and maintaining proper system security. Conducts required system certifications/assessments, self-inspections, and reviews, and validates technical security configurations as needed. Creates, reviews, and submits required system accreditation/authorization documents for multiple types of systems, environments, equipment, and architectures. Represents the information Assurance (IA) Department during meetings with managers, engineers, and staff and provides IA-related solutions/policy interpretations as needed. Participates in interdepartmental projects and provides leadership as necessary. Trains and mentors novice and intermediate ISSOs, and provides performance input to managers. Interfaces with internal and external Security personnel, customers, management, and U.S. Government representatives where required. Performs other IA-related duties as assigned by management on an “as required” basis.

Minimum Required Skills:

Bachelor’s degree required with 4 years of applicable experience in the information assurance field or Master’s degree with 2 years of directly related experience.

Must have a current, final DoD Secret security clearance

Experience in the oversight and execution of a continuous monitoring/improvement program (to include but not limited to self-inspections, security control assessments, training, log management systems, automated inventory utilities, etc.)

Experience implementing the NISPOM, JAFAN 6/3, DCID 6/3, JSIG/RMF, ICD-503 or equivalent requirements to include technical computer/network system auditing

Currently possess DoD 8570.01m IAM I certified credentials (Security +, etc.)

Highly Desired Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in an information systems/technology related IT field

Familiarity with documentation and tools such as: DoD 8500 series, NIST Special Publications (800-53, 800-37, etc.) SNAC Guides, Nessus, SCAP, ACAS, etc.

Experience successfully and respectfully interfacing with internal and external customer ’(i.e.

Authorizing Officials, Delegated Authorizing Officials, Security Control Assessors, Program

Managers, etc.), to include negotiating controls/requirements with Government Contracting Activities

Experience with the identification, development, and reporting of IA program performance metrics and oversight of appropriate IA policy, processes and procedures

Knowledge in UNIX, Linux, Solaris, IRIX, SUSE, and MAC operating systems

Experience in the execution and management of Information System’s (IS) incident response and administrative inquiries/investigations in collaboration with the Investigations department

Experience providing technical security expertise and oversight for complex, cross-domain, heterogeneous classified networked environments in collaboration with Customers, the Information Technology (IT) Department and other Raytheon Business Units

Experience with various types of special test equipment (STE)

Willing to travel on company business

Experience working with the customer, both internal and external in the development of Basis of Estimates (BOE's)

Public speaking experience

Currently possess DoD 8570.01m IAM III certified credentials (CISSP, CISM, etc.)

Experience in the oversight and execution of the Assessment & Authorization processes (Certification & Accreditation), as defined in JSIG/RMF

Experience in executing leadership and managerial duties (i.e. performance development, career coaching, mentoring, training, resource management, budget management, etc.)

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Engineering Technology, Cyber, Computer Science, Information Technology, Configuration Management, All, Engineering

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

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