• Information Assurance Engineer

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    Information Technology
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  • Overview

    OBXtek Inc. is an established award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. OBXtek is a leader in its field and is committed to identifying, developing, and delivering innovative, mission-focused technical and logistical solutions to over 15 civilian and military partners in the Federal Government.


    As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, we possess a robust corporate infrastructure that provides management oversight and support for all our programs. OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO to create processes that leverage best practices and result in novel, successful solutions.


    OBXtek is staffing for an Information Assurance Engineer


    The IAE functions as an information system security subject matter expert (SME) on FISMA, NIST standards and guidelines, Privacy Act, HIPAA, E-Gov, OMB Circulars A-11 and A-130, and Clinger-Cohen as they apply to data and application security. The IAE is responsible for Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities and provides A&A support. In addition, the IAE tracks and reports status, and brings any obstacles that may impact the completion of the A&A to the attention of the IAE Team Lead and the Project Manager (PM) in a timely manner.  The IAE ensures that A&A packages are submitted to IA and follows up to ensure IA approval of each phase of the A&A process prior to systems’ Authorized to Operate (ATO) expiration date. The IAE daily function includes:


    IAE monitors the systems security. Develops and updates the following security application documentation:

    • Security Categorization Form (SCF)
    • E-Authentication Form (eRA)
    • System Security Plan (SSP)


    Supports the Contingency Plan (CP) SME and Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) SME in the development of the following security application documentation:

    • Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP)
    • Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA)


    Complete any data call in a timely manner which include but not limited to Quarterly POA&Ms data call. Reviews, monitors and reports POA&Ms status to all parties including PM, ISSP GTM, System GTM and System Development Team, and System Operation Teams.


    Provides guidance to System GTM and System developers as it related to the A&A process using both the National Institute of Standard and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800 series and Department Foreign Affairs Manual (FAM) guidelines. Assists and advises System GTMs and System developers in the design and development of secure systems architecture as well as industry best practices and information systems technologies available to meet AIS security requirements. 



    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
    • IAM Level 3 Cert. (GLSC, CISM, or CISSP Certification) 
    • Experience with NIST 800-53, FISMA and RMF processes
    • TS/SCI Clearance


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