JDISS Information Assurance Engineer





Mission Essential is currently seeking Information Assurance Engineers. An ideal candidate will have a strong background in Joint Deployable Intelligence Support Systems (JDISS) products including infrastructure, Global Command and Control System (GCCS) I3 and/or Collection Management Mission Applications (CMMA), system vulnerability scanning, security compliance requirements, software/system maintenance, system test, technical documentation, and support of IT products, systems, and services.

Assesses and mitigates JDISS security threats
Reviews vendor and DoD Web sites daily and downloads vulnerability updates and patches
Scans systems for vulnerabilities
Implements Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)
Analyzes security scan results and presents recommendations on security mitigations
Writes test procedures
Provides input to other JDISS teams on applicability of security bulletins, vulnerabilities, and patches
Tests UNIX/Linux and Windows systems and records discrepancies
Coordinates and supports JDISS Certification and Accreditation testing
Supports JDISS product requirements definition, planning, design, and implementation

HS Diploma
4 years of directly related system level UNIX or Windows IT system support experience
Familiar with ICD 503 or NIST Risk Management Frameworks
Understand how to build a body of evidence to support system accreditation including System Security Plans and IA Controls
Top Secret clearance, based upon a SSBI, current within the past five (5) years 
Ability to achieve CompTIA Security+ certification
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
3  years of directly related JDISS product support experience
Software development for Windows or UNIX systems
SQL-based system experience
Experience using DISA ACAS, SRR, Gold, SECSN, WAASP, and/or Retina
Experience with NIST, FISMA, DIACAP, and/or CAG
Experience with IAVAs and Patch Repositories: DoD, Retina, McAfee, Symantec, Red Hat, Oracle and Microsoft
Experience testing systems and components and work flow management
Experience producing/maintaining SSAAs, SSPs, Test Plans, Matrixs, Test Reports, and other supporting artifacts
CISSP, GIAC, GSEC, and CCNA certifications