Information Assurance Compliance Officer

    • Washington, DC

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Your Role and Responsibilities

In this exciting role you will work for the IBM Cybersecurity & Biometrics team.

  • The Information Assurance Officer (IAO) will provide information assurance knowledge for the conduct of Information Assurance (IA) duties including System Assessment and Authorization (SA&A), responding to external IT SOC 1 & 2 auditor requests, and addresses findings resulting from internal/external security assessment activities.
  • You will have working knowledge of the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, system security architectures, best practices, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures.
  • You will lead and assist in the implementation and maintenance of SA&A efforts, validation of system security controls, creating/maintaining security processes/procedures and maintaining continued security compliance for various customers.
  • Interface with external customers, to understand contract requirements and define IA related requirements including the estimated level of effort (LOE) to complete taskings that meet the goals of the customer.
  • W ill also provide Information Assurance subject matter expertise and translate security requirements into technical designs/solutions.
  • You should have excellent customer relations skills.
  • M ust be specialized in Information Assurance.
  • Work experience or industry certifications demonstrating technical proficiency may be substituted for education requirements.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• RMF or DIACAP A&A lifecycle - 4 Years' experience
• Conduct Information Assurance Control Assessment for DIACAP or NIST controls - 4 Years Experience
• Vulnerability compliance and remediation reporting - 4 Years Experience
• Maintain System Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) - 4 Years experience
• Certified in industry recognized areas such as CISSP, CISA, or Security+
• U.S. Citizenship

Security clearance: Public Trust / Interim Secret

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) - 4 Year Experience
  • FedRAMP Regulations - 2 Year Experience
  • Governance, Risk, & Compliance (GRC) Applications (e.g. Xacta, Archer, CSAM or eMASS) - 2 Year Experience

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