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Information Assurance Specialist - Assessor

Information Assurance Specialist - Assessor

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Capstone Corporation is seeking an Information Assurance Specialist - Assessor to provide support to the Command and Control Security Operations Center (C2SOC) Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) located in the Norfolk, VA area.


  • Provides on-site Information Assurance (IA) technical expertise in a broad array of areas, including IA and network security policy, Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Program (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF), Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Cloud Services, and data-at-rest requirements.
  • Performs security analysis of Governance Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) capability requests (applications, systems, networking devices) being introduced to the enterprise.
  • Supports Governance team in managing IT portfolios, including participation in various IA and Governance meetings.
  • Performs security testing and evaluation of applications against applicable security criteria using common tools, including ACAS, SCAP Compliance Checker, and DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
  • Authors security testing reports, including Security Risk Assessment Reports to detail the findings noted during testing.
  • Develops mitigation strategies to address vulnerabilities discovered during security testing and assists programs with completing security documentation to meet Assessment and authorization requirements, as required.
  • Provides leadership and direction to team members working on the same project.
  • Executes engineering services to assist in ensuring compliance with Federal, Department of Defense (DoD), and Department of Navy (DON) and subservices regulations and policies.
  • Provides support for all aspects of Certification and Accreditation activities to include eMass, DIACAP, RMF, IV&V, and Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM).
  • Conducts Security Operations Center (SOC) Operations to include: monitoring, detecting, scanning, recording, auditing, analyzing, investigating, reporting, remediation, coordinating, and tracking security-related events such as signs of intrusion, compromise, misuse, and compliance.
  • Validates and provides mitigation plans for vulnerabilities identified through the use of Host Based Security System Suite (HBSS) suite and or Assured Compliance Assessment Solution suite or the equivalent replacements.
  • Potentially acts as a team leader to plan and organize projects, direct multiple projects through different phases, and manage project resources.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum education and experience:

  • Technical Training in relevant technical field.
  • Fifteen (15) years of hands-on experience with task specific project, to include three (3) of the following four (4) areas: Systems Requirements, Operational Requirements, Test & Evaluation, and Training. 
  • Recognized expert who has demonstrated industry and public service leadership in relevant technical field.


Additional minimum qualifications:

  • Familiarity with ACAS, STIG Viewer and SCAP.
  • Must successfully pass required drug screening.



  • DoD 8570 IAT/IAM II certification prior to starting.



  • DoD Top Secret clearance.



EEO statement

EOE minority/female/disability/veteran

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