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Company Name:
C2 Essentials Inc
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Alexandria, Virginia
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
Renuka Nair

Information Assurance

This role requires an active TS/SCI clearance.


  • Defining security requirements and design solutions, providing guidance and implementing direction related to security technologies
  • Applying Risk Management Framework (RMF) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800-53 controls to obtain and/or maintain Authority to Operate for information systems
  • Participating in the development of technical and/or management controls and implementing services in accordance with NIST SP 800-171 requirements for protecting the Confidentiality of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)
  • Applying Defense Security Services (DSS) processes and National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) requirements, Intelligence Community Directive (ICD)-503 publications, and the Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI) 1253 to new or existing information systems
  • Performing analysis on security collected data and test results
  • Identifying and implementing security design and preparing and maintaining engineering and security related documentation
  • Providing technical advice related to system security, vulnerabilities, security architecture and security policies
  • Ensuring the rigorous application of information security information assurance policies and procedures
  • Working knowledge of classified environments and oversight on vulnerability assessments; defining, negotiating, and executing Assessment and Authorization (A&A) events
  • Conducting cyber security audits and risk assessments to ensure appropriate implementation and compliance of the security posture
  • Generating and maintaining information security documentation including Systems Security Plans (SSP) and related RMF artifacts
  • Scheduling, performing and maintaining records of required information system auditing, patching, maintenance, software/hardware changes, and malware scanning based on evolving threat/vulnerabilities and compliance requirements



  • Minimum 3 years related systems engineering experience
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with Information Assurance/Cybersecurity architecture, requirements, determination, development, and implementation
  • Experience with security features and/or vulnerability of various operating systems as defined by NSA, NIST, DISA (STIGs) and/or USCYBERCOM
  • Experience with network and system security administration, including operating system security configuration and account management best practices for MS Windows and Linux
  • Experience with Information Assurance (IA) vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools; e.g., Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
  • Experience with information security toolsets such as anti-virus, security information and event management (SEIM), and/or HIDS/ NIDS
  • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision
  • Experience implementing DoD and Federal Risk Management Framework, IA Certification and Accreditation Processes, IA controls and developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation



  • CISSP Certification, DoDI 8570.01-M or IAT Level-II Compliant Certification
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Ability to support periodic travel


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Research Innovations, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.