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Cyber Security Assessment Specialist

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700019843 Date posted 11/09/2017
Location Huntington Beach California United States
Job Description

The Tactical Systems Program is seeking a highly talented and motivated person to perform Certification and Accreditation (C&A) tasks for several classified systems. This includes maintaining systems that have already been approved through the Director of Central Intelligence Directive 6/3 (DCID 6/3) process and working to get those systems approved through the Intelligence Community Directive 503 (ICD 503) Risk Management Framework (RMF) process.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain systems already approved through the DCID 6/3 C&A process.
    Perform monthly Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) security scans.
  • Apply software patches and system configuration changes to mitigate discovered system vulnerabilities. 
  • Update Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) spreadsheets and Waiver and Exceptions memorandums, as needed, to be in line with current ACAS scan results.
  • Perform quarterly Security Technical Implementation Guideline (STIG) checks:
    • Update checklists using the latest DISA STIGs.
    • Perform SCAP scans of systems to verify STIG compliance.
    • Make configuration changes to system baselines to address STIG related findings.
  • Transition DCID 6/3 approved systems to the ICD 503 RMF C&A process.
  •  Investigate, analyze, and resolve security questions and issues raised by government Information Assurance (IA) personnel. 
  • Develop and maintain Assessment & Authorization (A&A) related artifacts including but not limited to System Security Authorization Agreements (SSAAs), POA&Ms, and STIG checklists. 
  • Maintain configuration management of applied security configuration changes.

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Relocation Assistance Available
Yes. Available for eligible candidates, if authorized.


This position requires an active Top Secret/SCI  U.S. Security Clearance. (A U.S. Security Clearance that has been active in the past 24 months is considered active.)  


Education and Experience:

Technical bachelor's degree and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree with typically 3 or more years' or a PhD degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.


Basic Skills:

  • Experience with Information Assurance policies and procedures and the ability to apply IA requirements to an existing system.
  • A strong understanding of STIGS, HBSS, ACAS, Software Assurance techniques & tools. Additionally, experience with security products such as vulnerability scanning and network assessment tools. 
  • Experience installing, and testing patches on VMWare, Windows, and Linux platforms. 
  • Recent hands on A&A experience creating DIACAP and/or RMF accreditation packages. 
  • Strong working knowledge of IA concepts such as patch management, two-factor authentication, host-based security, intrusion detection, security event management, and defense-in-depth. 
  • Technical document preparation skills and verbal communications for presentation of technical information assurance issues and reports to government and military officials.  

Preferred Skills:

  • Security engineering skills with a working knowledge of IA technology, NIST standards, DoDI 8500.2 and SP 800-53.
  • Experience in the Cybersecurity Lifecycle to include: Generating IA requirements, creating IA architecture design, configuring IA audit tools, conducting IA verification and performing IA compliance.
  • Experience in security architecture design, Security Audit tools, security requirements generation, security testing, administration of security devices such as firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Experience performing system administration tasks on Windows and Linux hosts including installing security patches and making configuration changes to support security requirements.


Experience Level
Individual Contributor

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