Kforce Information Assurance Engineer in Aurora, Colorado

Kforce has a client that is seeking an Information Assurance Engineer for a position in Aurora, Colorado (CO).Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the overall security posture of the network

  • Responsible for conducting scans and remediation of vulnerabilities in the local enclave

  • Lead projects as the security representative; ensure adherence to security requirements and processes

  • Analyze vulnerabilities and craft plans and mitigation statements to meet compliance requirements

  • Provide reporting metrics to management to assist with policy and direction

  • Perform self-assessment activities using current assessment technologies, (e.g. PGD, Retina, AppDetective, WebInspect, ACAS)

  • Ensure compliance with Communications Tasking Orders (CTO) and Warning Orders (WARNORDS) issued by JTF-GNO and DISA

  • Conduct STIG compliance audits on various technologies to include desktop operating systems, servers, active directory, network devices, applications, databases, etc.

  • Monitor and report as well as advise and design systems to enhance or to increase the Security level of the environment and support the TMA mission

  • Create and document proactive processes to monitor and detect threats and trends in the environment

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field; 4 years additional experience lieu of a degree

  • 6 years of experience in Information Technology.

  • 3 years of experience performing specialized IT security duties

  • 3 years of specialized experience in Information Assurance

  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills to address variable situations

  • General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to document processes and write comprehensive security recommendations

  • Professional attitude, able to communicate and interact with individuals at all levels across various information technology and business sectors

  • Strong organizational, project management, and customer service skills; Ability to act in the best interest of the client both within a team and self-directed

  • DOD 8570.01 IAT Level ll (or higher) Certification

  • Security CE, GSEC, SSCP, or CCNA-Security

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

  • Ability to perform Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Familiarity with eMASS or similar systems managing accreditation packages for medium to large networks

  • Specialized experience with ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution), Tenable Nessus, Retina, or similar vulnerability scanning tools

  • Expert knowledge of NIST, CNSS, RMF, DOD policies on Information Technology and Information Assurance

  • Experience accrediting a network resulting in an Authority to Operate (ATO) under RMF

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours