By Light HQ

Senior Information Assurance Specialist Lead (Key)

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
Posted Date 5 months ago(5/4/2021 8:29 PM)
# of Openings
IT Support
TS/SCI w/ Polygraph


By Light Professional IT Services (By Light) is looking for motivated and qualified professionals to support the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC), Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), Command, Control, Computers, Communications, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center, Intelligence, and Information Warfare Directorate’s (I2WD) Operations Division Network Branch located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. Requirements includes communication and systems support, information assurance, automation, computer network, telephone control, support for software development and integration, procurement and inventory support to the C5ISR Center and their tenant organizations.


We offer an attractive salary and benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance; 401K, and paid holidays to ensure the highest quality of life for our employees.  A career with By Light offers excellent opportunities for growth with a leading-edge information technology company.


  • Responsible for protection and defense of information and information systems by ensuring its availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non-repudiation IAW established IA SOPs.
  • Implements and documents security software including antiviral, forensic, performance, network monitoring, intrusion detection/prevention, and administrative aspects of all portions of the certification and accreditation processes under Risk Management Framework (RMF). 
  • Ensures organizational policies are addressed and removable media is handled and documented per the established IA SOPs. 
  • Be compliant with current RMF and legacy DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) procedural and system compliance policies relative to the applicable approved Authority to Operate.
  • Provide necessary C5ISR Center business network infrastructure security and management support to protect information and information systems from unauthorized access and to protect the data within systems.
  • Provide Risk Management Framework (RMF) support, and Automated Information System Accreditation support.
  • Provide guidance, interpret policy, and support C5ISR Center information system owners (ISO) and ISO staff responsible.
  • Provide Cybersecurity training support and certification programs for network managers, systems administrators, and other IT professionals.
  • Manage and utilize tools, such as Host-Based System Security (HBSS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to provide infrastructure protection on C5ISR Center systems.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience: 6 Years or Graduate of Military Advanced Course, Staff College, and CISSP
  • Education: BA/BS; or AA; or two-year Tech School with 8-years’ experience.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Supported the U.S. Army or other Federal Agency.
  • Has the communication skills to effectively interface with senior military officials, managers, and subordinates.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Security Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Poly


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