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Amentum Information Assurance Specialist in Warren, Michigan

Job Summary

This position is contingent upon contract award

Amentum is seeking an Information Assurance Specialist to support Information Assurance (IA) operations for a specific project or contract, either individually or as part of an IA Team.

Essential Duties:

  • Tasks and focused responsibilities include Information System security requirements and risk assessments, vulnerability scan, security test and evaluations, monitoring event logs, and maintaining network health and security.

  • Must have a thorough working knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), NISPOM Overprint and/or DOD JSIG Manual.

  • Assists Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to maintain approvals/accreditations for all classified systems and ensures transmission to appropriate government agencies on a timely basis.

  • Able to assist ISSM in developing information system security plans (SSP), best practices and guidelines for classified systems in SAPF classified environments.

  • Must possess a strong working knowledge of computer systems and system software.

  • Responsible for updating and maintaining the system security plans for each accredited classified computer system at both sites.

  • Conducts weekly audits of approved systems. Assist ISSM in developing, implementing, explaining, briefing and training the system custodians/users concerning their duties/responsibilities on accredited systems.

  • Assist ISSM in performing administrative duties to authoring SSP and all other approval / accreditation paperwork for approvals.

  • Assist ISSM in investigating security incidents and recommending corrective actions. Ensures compliance with government and company security policies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a U.S citizen.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

  • Bachelors degree plus 7 years of relevant experience required.

  • DOD 8570 Certification required.

  • Thorough understanding and knowledge of computers and their peripherals and operating systems.

  • Able attend workshops, conferences and training to maintain proficiency.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Secret clearance preferred.

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) a plus.

  • Experience with COMSEC accounts preferred.

  • Active membership in professional organizations such as NCMS, ASIS, etc. is encouraged.

  • A comprehensive understanding of GSA approved security containers and locks is a plus.

  • IAM II

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email itsupport@amentum.com for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:


Upon receipt of this information we will respond to you promptly to obtain more information about your request.