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Chenega Corporation IA Specialist in Aberdeen, Maryland



Company Job Title: IA Specialist

Clearance: Top Secret

Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Reports To: Director of Operations

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The IA Specialist will provide support to the Software Engineering Center (SEC) including performing audit functions for the Agent of the Certification Authority (ACA) or other government Information Assurance (IA) Manager for risk mitigation and reporting to include report generation for certification and accreditation packages efforts

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete Security Authorization packages, to include system security plans (SSP), security assessment reports, POAM summaries, and other core documents in order to obtain an ATO (Authorization to Operate).

  • Communicate with the system owner, ISSO, ISSM, and senior leadership regarding security considerations of the system.

  • Compile and document artifacts such as SOPs, certifications, policies, scans, checklists, and POA&Ms generated or collected that are required for C&A or A&A submission.

  • Coordinate and regularly communicate with the SEC.

  • Prepare status reports as well as briefings for the customer and upper management.

  • Review Army system owner’s documentation for compliance

  • Support security authorization activities in compliance with NIST and FISMA Information System Certification and Accreditation Process.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of experience required

  • Additional years of experience may be used in lieu of degree.

  • Experience with FISMA and NIST 800 series guidance

  • DoD 8570 IAM I Certified

  • Computing Environment Cert Required

  • Top Secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a professional environment

  • Problem-solving and organizational skills are required

  • Good verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with co-workers and the customer

  • Experience working with DOD preferred

  • Must understand Information Assurance methodology and security principles

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Aberdeen

Organization: Chenega Decision Science (CDS)
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: Top Secret
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Junius Currier
Req ID: 1900004463