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Information Security Specialist

Information Security Specialist

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US-GA-Fort Benning
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By Light is hiring an Information Security Specialist to join our team providing Information Technology (IT) support services to the Network Enterprise Center (NEC) located on Fort Benning, Georgia.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Provide cybersecurity functional support for assessments, authorizations, and documentation of enterprise fielded systems.
  • Uses current information security technology disciplines and practices to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information assets in accordance with established standards and procedures.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge base on changing regulatory, threat, and technology landscapes to continually develop or maintain security policies and standards and ensure compliance throughout the organization.
  • Utilizes Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) to record Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities. 
  • Responsible for ensuring information systems are configured IAW DISA STIGs, applicable patches, and other cybersecurity requirements. 
  • Prepares information reports. 

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or 5 years of relevant experience
  • Minimum Experience: 6-8 years relevant experience in Information Systems Auditing
  • Security Clearance: Secret
  • DoD 8570 Baseline Certification; IAT Level I Certified – Network+
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft systems and DoD Computer Network Defense software packages.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Experience supporting or assigned to the DoD and /or U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command.
  • Has the communication skills to effectively interface with senior military officials, managers, and subordinates.
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Security Clearance: DOD Secret


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities