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Information Assurance Engineer in Belle Meade, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • As a member of the cyber security team, supports the system security design effort, security requirements analysis, and security requirements flow down to the program elements
  • Executes or supports the execution of the development of program required security documentation, including items such as security plans, contingency plans, and security tests plans and procedures in compliance with the IA policy
  • Generates or supports the generation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) (or Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation for the program
  • Executes or supports execution of A&A (or C&A) activities
  • Executes the security testing and evaluation to ensure the correct implementation of security requirements
  • Executes security scanning and the analysis of the scan results
  • Supports the Assessment and mitigation of system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle
  • Supports secure maintenance
  • Contributes to the completion of major programs and projects with the execution of the system security activities
  • Plans and executes project tasks for activities described abov


  • Highly proficient use and understanding of systems engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Highly proficient understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), DIACAP, STIGs and other government security specifications and guidelines
  • Highly proficient knowledge of cyber security technology and trends
  • Contributes to the achievement of business objectives
  • Recognizes and incorporates various security designs and lessons learned
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to sell concepts and ideas
  • Highly proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions as they affect the cyber design and implementation
  • Highly proficient ability to clearly report relevant cyber systems engineering design
  • Regular contact with senior levels of internal security work groups
  • Ability to participate in or lead security work groups
  • Works under limited direction
  • Contact with project leaders and other professionals within the Engineering department and with project teams
  • Maintains contact with the external customers' security professionals
  • Creative thinker, good multi-tasker
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications