Information Assurance Analyst

Arlington, VA

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Job Description

At Octo, our focus is on delivering results that matter. We are a premier provider of digital solutions and services to the federal government specifically in the areas of UI/UX, Agile, Data, and Cloud services.  We support and modernize our federal customer’s mission critical systems and functions. Agility is at our core: it is the mantra that drives us to succeed. We work quickly, analytically and deliver on agency priorities.


Do you want to lead the IA effort that will be responsible for shaping the Navy’s cloud strategy and migrating legacy workloads? Are you knowledgeable about cloud service providers (AWS, Azure, etc.) and Federal IA constraints (FedRAMP, NIST 800-53)?

Octo is seeking an Information Assurance Analyst to join our growing team!

The Information Assurance Analyst will be responsible for leading all aspects of the IA process as the team migrates legacy on premise applications to one or more cloud service providers. The ideal candidate will be a subject matter expert in DOD hosting environments and FedRAMP compliant systems.


·       Manage all aspects of IA lifecycle for cloud migration

·       Be the subject matter expert to provide critical input into the migration roadmap

·       Provide thought leadership to Federal working group on IA best practices and policy updates

·       Review/manage all necessary documentation meet compliance

·       Work to automate compliance with tools like Fugue, XACTA


Skills & Requirements

Required Skills:

  •  Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7+ years of Information Assurance experience
  • Industry certification in Information Assurance
  • Familiarity with Risk Management Framework (RMF)


·       Proven record of leading IA efforts for another Federal IT migration to AWS or Azure


Active Secret Clearance is required


  • Arlington, VA

Octo is a growth-oriented firm that provides a unique, differentiated employee culture relative to our Federal market peers.  We leverage this growth-oriented and employee-focused culture to attract and retain a higher grade of talent than our peers to be an employer of choice.


  • Please no Corp-to-Corp or 1099 candidates; this position is W-2 only
  • Per contract clearance requirements, US citizenship is mandatory
  • Relocation will not be offered
  • Octo Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age, or genetic information. Octo Consulting Group’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment
  • Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation