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Chenega Corporation Information Assurance Officer in Alexandria, Virginia


The Information Assurance Officer will provide expert consultation in the securing of computer and network communications systems.


  • Provide IA support to the networks.

  • Perform system administration functions as necessary on Windows Operating Systems (Windows Server 2003 - 2012).

  • Perform scans and provide security posture reporting, including vulnerability remediation and analysis.

  • Develop and assess security documentation using C&A process documents as guide (AR 25-2, AR 380-5, DoD 8500.2, DoD 8510.01, DCID 6/3, NIST 800-37, 800-53).

  • Review and analyze audit logs for potential security incidents on a periodic basis.

  • Develop audit reports and alerts using audit collection tool.

  • Apply STIG documentation to deployed and development systems.

  • Ensure implementation of IAVM dissemination, reporting, and compliance procedures.

  • Ensure all users meet the requisite favorable security investigations, clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and security responsibilities before granting access to the IS.

  • Ensure log files and audits are maintained and reviewed for all systems and that authentication (for example, password) policies are audited for compliance.

  • Prepare, distribute, and maintain plans, instructions, and SOPs concerning system security.

  • Maintain and document CM for IS software, including IS warning banners and hardware.

  • Ensure system recovery processes are monitored and that security features and procedures are properly restored.

  • Maintain current software licenses and ensure security related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.

  • Support and assist tenant IAMs or the installation IAM if no tenant IAM exists.

  • Report security violations and incidents to the servicing RCERT in accordance with Section VIII, Incident and Intrusion Reporting.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • 3+ years of direct, hands-on experience in the performance of Information Assurance support.

  • Experience to include analysis, design, and implementation of security procedures of hardware and software on complex, large-scale systems in an enterprise environment.

  • DoD 8570 IAM I certification required

  • TS/SCI required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree prefered in an IT related field is also preferred.

  • CISSP, CAP, CISA, and CCNA Security are preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience with current DOD and Army IA policies and procedures, RMF certification and accreditation procedures and requirements, APMS reporting procedures and an understanding of the unique acquisition community IA issues.

  • Working knowledge and access to the Army Portfolio Management System (APMS), and the ability to lead/oversee Program Protection Planning (PPP) and Security Classification Guide development and production for developmental and production systems.

  • Knowledge and experience in the security sub-disciplines supporting Army IA, certification and accreditation, IA security testing and security management for both developmental and production systems. These include but are not limited to Communications Security, Physical Security, OPSEC, Risk Assessments, Personnel Security, Tempest, Network Security, Security Inspections, and User Training. 

  • Must have advanced working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications with word processing, spreadsheets, database (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook. 

  • Familiarity with Army and DoD regulations concerning IA implementation.

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 may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, 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.

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