Jul 15, 2019

Information Assurance Specialist ID: IA07152019 Corporate Headquarters - California, MD

  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • California, MD
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology (IT) Other QA-Quality Control

Job Description

AMEWAS, Inc., a growing Department of Defense (DoD)/ Federal Contractor, is seeking highly motivated and talented Systems Administrator to support the MIL program.

Location:  California, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

A typical day as an Information Assurance Analyst may include:

  • Development of Risk Management Framework accreditation packages
  • Work with system administrators and others supporting the continuous monitoring efforts
  • Perform system audit log reviews
  • Perform vulnerability (ACAS) and compliance (SCAP) scans
  • Review ACAS and SCAP vulnerability data and make remediation effort recommendations
  • Assist in the development of mitigation strategies for open POA&M findings.
  • Monitor user accounts
  • Coordinate with system administration team to ensure computer systems meet compliance requirements.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with DISA STIGS, SCAP tools and ACAS desired
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (NIST 800-53)
  • Technical background in Windows and Linux operating systems
  • DoD Secret security clearance

Education and Certifications:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Security+

This position is classified as AMEWAS labor category Information Assurance Analyst.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

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AMEWAS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer for all including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Soft Skills & Competencies Required:

Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets. Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical Environment and Working Conditions:

The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday. Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to walk short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site. In some occasions, the employee may be required to drive to offices or buildings near the work site. In rare occasions, travel may be required.

About the Organization

AMEWAS, Inc. is a small, Veteran owned company that has been providing excellent technical, engineering, administrative, and management services to the Department of Defense for more than 35 years. At AMEWAS we understand the need for a successful work/life balance and are focused not just on fulfilling customers’ needs, but ensuring our employees are a top priority as well.

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS easily recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits.

AMEWAS has 4.8/5 stars on Glassdoor! Check out our reviews HERE and see what other job seekers have to say!

Our excellent benefits and perks include:

  • Generous tuition and training assistance program
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Wellness program
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance



Security Clearance

Active DoD Secret

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