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Information Assurance Analyst

Company: Applied Information Sciences
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 30, 2021

Job Description:

As an Information Assurance Analyst, you will be providing cyber security support to enterprise level clients. You will be responsible for the Information Assurance and Security of application, database, and enterprise network services. In addition, you will be performing activities associated with the delivery of Cybersecurity policy implementation and network solutions associated with customer-defined systems and software projects.


  • Assess organizational progress against existing security strategies, plans, or directives
    Provide information security expertise and consulting 
  • Implement an information security framework
  • Plan, design, and implement security-related technologies
  • Ensure new and existing products conform to information security policies, standards, and best practices
  • Review new and existing system designs for compliance with security standards and best practices
  • Analyze existing security strategies, roadmaps, and implementation plans
  • Conduct analysis of alternatives in response to customer requirements
  • Cross-train and mentor other staff members as needed
  • Develop policy, programs, and guidelines for implementation

This position requires travel and commute to one of the following SIPR locations:

  • Adelphi, MD
  • Aberdeen, MD
  • Ft. Eustis, VA
  • Austin, TX


  • Minimum of 3 years experience in systems/security engineering
  • The ideal candidate will draw on previous information assurance exposure to assist with cloud system certification and accreditation activities 
  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) or FedRAMP ATO process to include a working knowledge of the various steps/stages within the process
  • Knowledgeable of relevant NIST Special Publications guidance as it pertains to the RMF
    Experience leading RMF Cybersecurity/IA Activities
  • Strong knowledge and experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG)

  • Current CompTIA Security+ Certification preferred or the ability to obtain CompTIA
  • Security+ Certification within 30 days of employment required
  • Desire to obtain or utilize technical certifications as part of continuous professional growth

AIS, Dedicated to Our People

 

AIS employees can spend their entire career at AIS doing challenging, rewarding work and reach their desired level of achievement and responsibility. We offer the opportunity to move up, without the obligation to move out of a position where one excels. We are committed to our employee's success; however, they define it.

 

It's our dedication to our employees that inspired our leadership to invest in our future and become partially employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).

 

Our employees are our greatest strength, and we do all that we can to serve them. We invest in technology as early adopters, allowing us to create transformative and innovative solutions for our customers while exposing our team to cutting edge technology.

 

We hire outstanding individuals who are committed to curiosity, passionate about emerging technology, and who are excited to find innovative solutions for the biggest tech challenges facing international brands and government agencies today.

 

We Invest in Individuals Committed to Innovation

 

AIS is seeking professionals of a certain character and level of excellence. People that we can learn from and that we can help grow to achieve their personal career goals.

 

We are looking for:

  • Smart people with a passion for technology
  • Strong technical capabilities with a consultancy mindset
  • Close involvement with local technical communities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to clients
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Self-directed professionals

Our Core Values

  • Client Success
  • Continued Learning and Technical Excellence
  • Strong Client Relationships
  • Citizenship and Community

Applied Information Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications merit, and business need.

Keywords: Applied Information Sciences, Reston , Information Assurance Analyst, Other , Reston, Virginia

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