Abile Group has an exciting and challenging opportunity for an Information Security Specialist supporting an Intelligence Community Customer.
The right candidate will possess the below skills and qualifications and be ready to handle all responsibilities independently and professionally.
Responsible for elements of physical and environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security training and awareness and ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures
Ensure all users have the requisite security clearance, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before being granted access to the system, and periodically thereafter
Create and maintain existing information system security documentation, including SSP, SCTM, and Security Configuration Guide
Write implementation and design documents describing how security features are implemented
Prepare system documentation for assessment in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST Special Publications (800-37, 800-53 and others); identify deficiencies and provide recommendations for solutions; track findings with Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) through mitigation and/or risk acceptance
Create security policies and maintain existing information system security documentation
Conduct periodic and continuous reviews of the system to ensure compliance with the authorization package
Work with the IA team to perform basic system administration and maintain various IA tools, including audit collection and reporting systems, vulnerability management programs, and other continuous monitoring capabilities
Participate in the change management process, including reviewing Change Requests and assisting in the assessment of security impact of proposed changes
Conduct daily, weekly and monthly audit review and management of the audit collection system
Continuously review and evaluate best practices for implementing a comprehensive audit program
Implement vulnerability management programs, including tracking and addressing IAVAs and security patches, accessing applicability to existing systems, and ensuring closure
Implement media control and data transfer policies
Remain sensitive to security infractions and assist in security investigations and responses as requested
Work on project teams responsible for engineering and packaging releases to integrate within the customer's production IT environment
Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and functions are properly restored and functioning correctly following an outage
Work in close coordination with the ISSM, you will play an active role in monitoring assigned systems and their environment of operation to include developing and maintaining the System Security Plan (SSP) and Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), managing and controlling changes to the system, and assessing the security impact of those changes.
Update security relevant information utilizing Xacta.
Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Degree and Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent plus 4 years of experience
Abile Group, Inc. was formed in July 2004 to partner with the Intelligence Community and their Contractors in the areas of Enterprise Analytics & Performance Management, IT & Systems Engineering and Program & Project Management. We have significant experience with the Federal Government and are an EDWOSB dedicated to our employees and clients. We are looking for high performing employees who enjoy providing advice and guidance along with solutions development and implementation support, crafted by combining industry best practices with the clients’ subject matter experience and Abile’s breadth of expertise.
Abile Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or national origin.