Information Assurance Specialist

Alexandria, VA

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Job Description

Our team is what makes Octo great. At Octo you'll work beside some of the smartest and most accomplished staff you'll find in your career.  Octo offers fantastic benefits and an amazing workplace culture where you will feel valued while you perform mission critical work for our government.  Voted one of the region’s best places to work multiple times, Octo is an employer of choice!

Octo Consulting Group is seeking an Information Assurance Specialist to join our growing team in Washington, DC. This individual will be responsible for providing Information Assurance for a Federal client including Security engineering, security control compliance, and information assurance.

Responsible for determining enterprise information security standards. Develop and implements information security standards and procedures. Provide tactical information security advice and examining the ramifications of new technologies. Ensure that all information systems are functional and secure.

Skills & Requirements

  • 8 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with system registration, A&A, and/or obtaining ATOs
  • Experience with Content Management Systems such as WordPress
  • Experiencing receiving ATO for federal systems via RMF
  • Experience with managing security accreditation packages
  • Experience with supporting system audits
  • Experience with vulnerability detection analysis 
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Desired Skills

  • A+
  • Network+
  • Systems Security Certified Practioner (SSCP)
  • Global IA Certification (GIAC)
  • GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
  • Security+
  • Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP)

Clearance: US Citizenship is required in order to obtain a Public Trust clearance