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Dynetics is seeking an Information Technology (IT) Security Compliance Specialist to join a diverse and highly skilled team. The candidate will provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing and enforcing information and information systems security policies, standards and methodologies.
The candidate will help maintain the operational security posture for the IT team to ensure information systems security policies, standards and procedures are established and followed. Candidate will assist with the implementation and management of security aspects of assigned information systems and perform day-to-day security operations for those systems.
The IT Security Compliance Specialist helps evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing information and performs risk assessment analysis to support IT projects and security assessment and authorization activities. The candidate prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Security Assessment Reports (SARs), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), accreditation packages and other documents as required, and leads projects associated with regulatory compliance, risk management and the implementation of methodologies to achieve such goals.IND2
Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, MIS or a related field with at least 2 years of relevant experience in Information Assurance (IA), with an emphasis on compliance.
Candidates must have a strong technical understanding of information and information systems security, as well as experience in implementing and managing IT security solutions.
Candidates must be able to use standard security test tools such as Nessus and NMap. Knowledge of computer and network vulnerabilities, plus the ability to correlate test data and provide value-added participation during risk assessments and mitigation recommendations is required.
Candidates should have demonstrated ability to interpret technical data and generate compliance documentation.
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen and resident of the North Alabama area or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.
A Master's degree in the same or related fields would be a plus.
Professional certifications in relevant Information Assurance, IT and IT Security areas would be a strong plus (e.g., Security+, CAP, CISSP).
Familiarity with the NIST Risk Management Framework, FIPS, FISMA, etc. is highly desired. Candidates should be familiar with secure coding methodologies. Business continuity and disaster recovery knowledge are additional areas this position could contribute to if the candidate has the required expertise.
Experience with programming, databases, training and user education is a plus.
A customer service mentality and ability to function in a fast-paced, people-oriented environment is highly preferred.
Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.