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Tracking Code SWF-19-1148-F
Job Code 19-1148
Posting Title Information Assurance Specialist
Post Date 10/9/2019
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Negligible
City Kings Bay
State GA
Country US

Bowhead seeks an Information Assurance professional for Strategic Weapons Facility, Atlantic located at Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay (SWFLANT). The Information Assurance professional will be responsible for all activities relating to information assurance procedures and systems in support of our SWFLANT customer. The Information Assurance Specialist will support SWFLANT and SWSNET DoD Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)/Risk Management Framework (RMF) initiatives.

Essential duties may include:

• Monitoring vulnerability and remediation status utilizing the latest DISA and Navy CS/IA mandated and authorized systems and tools (currently Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) and Host Based Security System (HBSS)) through communicating and coordinating remediation actions with IT support staff.
• Creating and maintaining SWFLANT's accreditation documentation in accordance with DoD and Navy directives, policy, and standards.
• Applying Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Vulnerability remediation and software patches in accordance with the SSP Enterprise Information Vulnerability Management Program ensuring automated processes such as Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) are fully leveraged.
• Providing initial IT security/indoctrination training as well as establishing and maintaining account administration functions for all SWFLANT IT system users.
• Maintaining a list of authorized users by system and access level as well as managing account and password requirements for all users and system accounts in accordance with DoD, DON, SSP and SWFLANT IT security directives and instructions.
• Maintaining logs and records to reflect accurate configuration data, including system passwords, and track network, server, workstation, and application downtime.
• Documenting and assisting in correcting any Electronics Security Violations in accordance with the SSP Enterprise incidence response program.
• Providing written incident reports in accordance with Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Incident Response Plan (IRMPL001 - Incident Response Plan) to SPK16 and ISSM/IAM when an IT security violation is found and will work with IA in incident process to ensure chain of custody, digital forensic collection and proper incident handling and ultimately remediation.
• Providing laptop Security Administration and will address cybersecurity concerns for remote workers and the Laptop loaner program.
• Ensuring all relevant Cybersecurity considerations must be integrated into systems engineering and design processes and works to ensure project development environments and processes support secure effective implementations, applying tools such as the use of language-specific secure coding guides.

Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree is highly desired though an equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
• A minimum of five (5) year’s information assurance experience is required.
• Cyber Security Workforce required operating system certification or Government approved equivalents. This position will be a minimum level of Cybersecurity (CS) Category Code: 50, Specialty Area Code: 54, Proficiency Level: Advanced/Expert, and IT Position Level IT-1.
• Requires prior application migration experience.
• Prior Navy or DoD practice/procedure experience is required.
• Requires a current Security+ Certification and a CISSP certification is highly desired.
• Must be well organized and an effective communicator at multiple levels and able to grasp system concepts and communicate their applications.
• Must be capable of quickly learning new systems and associated software applications for proficient execution of tasks.
• Must be capable of managing multiple tasks with time related constraints in a fast-paced environment.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold and be able to maintain a security clearance at the TOP SECRET level. US Citizenship is a requirement for TOP SECRET clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification.  In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed.  Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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