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CDS Information Assurance / Security/Cyber Specialist (Government)


Collinsville, IL
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Company AT&T

Job Title CDS Information Assurance / Security/Cyber Specialist (Government)

Jobid att4-3811613

Location: Collinsville, IL, 62234, USA

Description Provides technical/management leadership on IA technical engineering support and related activities associated with the Coalition Secure Network Integration (CSNI) office which includes the Air Force Cross Domain Support Element (CDSE).

Establishes goals and plans that meet project objectives.

Has information assurance experience to include the NSA developed Risk Decision Authority Criteria (RDAC) Version 2.3 to conduct IA technical engineering evaluations and assessments of CDS hardware, software, firmware, and systems comprised of those components; experience in the use of the NIST Risk Management Framework; and expert technical knowledge.

Will supervise the other 3 members of the IA Team and perform Program Management duties as well as perform cyber related duties for the customer. Expect about 5% of the time to be devoted to PM duties.

+ The contractor shall determine the suitability of the CDS components and/or systems in relation to installation, modification, relocation, and/or removal.

+ The contractor shall perform engineering studies in support of complex mission-critical CDS systems and deliver draft technical documents, reports, briefings, and other correspondence to the government.

+ They shall review network designs and systems engineering data to ensure compliance with Joint Department of Defense (DoD), and AF network operations policies; CDS, Communications Security (COMSEC), Emissions Security (EMSEC) and other security policies to include IA guidance specific to each system.

+ The contractor shall document the transfer processing risk introduced by a CDS. Transfer processing encompasses measures taken to protect the confidentiality, availability and integrity of information before and after it transits the CDS as well as data at rest.

+ The Contractor shall conduct extensive reviews of IT documentation including CDS Appendices, CDS Validation Approval Requests, system topologies, Certification Test and Evaluation (CT&E) and Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) plans and reports.

+ The contractor shall interact and correspond with program managers, system engineers and site representatives.

+ Areas the contractor shall research include ports, protocols and services (PPS) usage, data preparation, ingest restrictions, format transformation, and propagation; and inherent protections afforded the CDS and its data.

+ The contractor shall assess authenticator management, intrusion management, partner identity management, location security and technology and data risk mitigations.

+ The contractor shall evaluate these factors to derive a transfer processing, identity threat and site mitigation rating in accordance with RDAC methodology. Rationale for the contractor's assigned rating must be accurately documented and sufficiently detailed to withstand scrutiny by NSA and Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) engineers.

+ The contractor shall travel to cross domain technical risk rating forums monthly and interact directly with NSA and DISA analysts and engineers, military service cross domain offices, and the Unified Cross Domain Management Office (UCDMO).

+ The contractor shall provide technical engineering advice and support to coalition and cross domain customers through email, telephonic, video teleconference (VTC) and face-to-face interaction.

A Bachelor degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related field and a minimum of 5 to 10 years of relevant work experience. Prior AF Space Systems IA experience including, Cross Domain Solutions (CDS), Risk Decision Authority Criteria (RDAC), Requirements, Risk management Framework, DIACAP, DITSCAP, STIG application, ST&E, IAVM, POAM, IATT and IATO.

**Required Clearance** : DoD Secret

**Desired:** BS in IA preferred

AT&T is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V


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