CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Information Assurance Specialist in San Diego, California

Information Assurance Specialist

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Category:Information Technology

City:San Diego, California, United States

Position ID:J0916-1691

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

Position Summary:

The IA Specialist will serve to support the Joint Space Operation Mission System (JMS) Integration and Engineering Support by providing information system security expertise.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

-Participate in the configuration management process for security-relevant changes, collaborating with other cybersecurity specialists to address concerns, questions, and changes. Guide efforts to gather and organize technical information about an organization's mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the MLS arena. Document and maintain the customer’s information system security documentation (System Security Plan [SSP], Plan of Action and Milestones [POA&M], using customer required tools and processes Risk Management Framework (RMF) including creating security plans, risk assessments, and security test and evaluations.

-Perform risk analyses which also includes risk assessment.

-Develops security standards.

-Plans, implements, upgrades, or monitors security measures.

-Prepares and conducts security and internal control reviews.

-Able to detect any potential risks that are present, in order to minimize potential data breaches.

-Prepares and review incident response plans and provide reports for recorded incidents within customer specified time constraints.

-Review and assist in the development and maintenance of system security plans, contingency plans, COOP plans.

-Provide support for annual security control reviews.

-Review and edit security documents for consistency, accuracy and compliance with regulatory policies.

-Prepare, review, and document standard operating procedures and protocols.

-Assist in the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation (DIACAP) and mapping to Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

-Bachelor of Science (BS) in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or similar degree from an accredited university. 4 years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

-Active TS clearance and ability to SCI

-4-6 years of experience in information systems security, preferably for a DoD customer (e.g., ISSO, ISSM

-Strong communications skills and the ability to interface effectively with users, customers, management, and other engineering personnel.

-Ability to learn rapidly.

-Self-motivated and able to work independently

-Understands and has experience working with RMF

Have a working knowledge of encryption, DNS, threat modeling and other security-centric technologies

-Security+ce certified

-Strong background with Incident Response

-Experience with DIACAP and Risk Management Framework

-Must have and maintain IA certification appropriate to position based on DOD8570.01M: IA Technical (IAT) and IA Management (IAM) level certification; Security+ce, CASP-ce, or CAP and a Computing Environment (CE) Certification for environment worked in i.e. Cisco Router, Oracle Database Certification, MS Windows

Desired Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

-POA&M and Vulnerability Assessment experience

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.



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