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Information Assurance Specialist

Company Name:
QinetiQ North America
Information Assurance Specialist
Job ID
2014-33391
# of Openings Remaining
1
Location
US-MD-Annapolis Junction
Category
Information Technology
Residency Status
U.S. Citizenship Required
Clearance
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Employee Type
Regular
Desired Experience
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Time Type
Full Time
More information about this job:
Overview:
QinetiQ North America's Services & Solutions Group delivers aerospace operations and systems, engineering and life-cycle management, IT solutions and services, software and systems engineering, and missions solutions. Our core offerings include: space engineering, software solutions and enterprise IT, cyber intelligence, systems integration and engineering, training, modeling and simulation, logistics and life-cycle management.
QinetiQ North America is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Responsibilities:
Oversees the efforts of security staff to design, develop, engineer and implement solutions to security requirements. Responsible for the implementation and development of the TSA IT security.
Gathers and organizes technical information about an organization''s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the MLS arena.
Performs risk analyses which also includes risk assessment.
Provide support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization's information security.
Provide support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to IT systems.
A working knowledge of several of the following areas is required: understanding of business security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products, and current Internet/EC technology. Provides daily supervision and direction to staff.
Qualifications:
5 years experience in IT security.
Educational Requirement: Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Background Investigation (TSA BI).

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