Information Assurance Engineer

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/28/2018 8:26 PM)
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About DMI

DMI, the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, big data management and analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Washington DC area, with satellite offices around the world. Additional information is available at and on LinkedInTwitter, Facebook, and Google+.

About the Opportunity

Digital Management, LLC (DMI) is seeking an Information Assurance Engineer to support the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC) in Seaside, CA. The successful candidate will support cybersecurity objectives for a large Department of Defense (DoD) IT infrastructure, including daily patching and compliance activities, risk assessments and risk management, and periodic audits that review the health and compliance of the network and its assets.


Duties and Responsibilities:   

  • Research and understand threats and vulnerabilities at the detailed, technical level to facilitate prioritization of risk mitigation efforts.
  • Evaluate potential IA security risks and take appropriate corrective action in accordance with established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Balance security priorities with system and application availability requirements.
  • Conduct testing of patches and non-patch remediation on IT devices to demonstrate successful application before enterprise-wide operational deployment.
  • Perform automated deployment of vendor-supported and other patches to IT devices using enterprise patch management tools.
  • Perform Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) compliance patching on all servers, workstations, and all other IAVM-applicable assets on both the SIPRNET and NIPRNET networks.
  • Work with customers to validate successful patching and to detect and troubleshoot patching or performance abnormalities.
  • Identify, evaluate, and provide feedback on problematic IA trends.
  • Support DoD 8510.01 Risk Management Framework within the DoD cybersecurity program.
  • Prepare, distribute, and maintain SOPs and other guidance that prescribe cybersecurity best practices and technical implementation.
  • Support internal and external enterprise audit efforts and validate security compliance with regulatory, industry, and DoD controls, including authority to operate (ATO) governance.
  • Monitor cybersecurity aspects of contract performance and provide (and automate) periodic qualitative and quantitative reports that demonstrate contract performance against objectives and service level agreements (SLAs).
  • Research, create, implement, and monitor Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) documentation and Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) deviations.
  • Create recurring and ad hoc dashboards, pivot charts, and other data analytic products that demonstrate cybersecurity trends and outliers.
  • Provide applications services that are in compliance with and support DoD Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and IC PKI policies.
  • Periodically work flexible hours, including evenings, nights, and weekends to minimize downtime and impact to production systems, servers, and users.


Required Education and Certifications:

  • ​Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Forensics, Computer Engineering, Information Assurance, Management Information Systems, or equivalent military or professional work experience
  • CompTIA Security+ or CISSP certificate required within six months of employment
  • At least one domain-focused certificate (e.g., Linux+, RHCSA, RHCE, MCSE) required within six months of employment


Required Skills and Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience providing cybersecurity support within a large enterprise environment, preferably supporting the DoD or other federal customer
  • 2 years' experience using McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS) 
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and proven ability to work effectively with stakeholders having varying degrees of technical expertise
  • Knowledge of DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Strong technical background in Windows, Linux ,networks, storage, and application systems
  • Must have knowledge of and experience with networks operating on Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, Windows 7, Windows 10, Red Hat 5x, 6x, 7x, Solaris, and VMware.
  • Experience using Excel to analyze data, investigate data anomalies, and identify trends and outliers

Desired Skills, Experience, and Certifications:

  • Security+ certification
  • CISSP certification
  • Risk management certification (e.g., CRISC, PMI-RMP)
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation certification
  • PMP certification
  • Agile certification (e.g., CSM, CSD, PMI-ACP, SAFe)
  • Scripting experience in one or more languages (e.g., PERL, Python, PowerShell, SAS)
  • Familiarity with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) application, including the creation of queries, reports, and dashboards

Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with TOP SECRET security clearance, or with SECRET security clearance and SSBI

Seaside, CA. Telework may be considered.


Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.
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Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship may be required for some positions.


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