Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Information Assurance Specialist (clearance required)

    Job ID 2018-3923
    Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
    Info. Security & Cyber
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
  • Overview

    Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Technology field! Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.


    • Provide automated and manual validations of Information Assurance Controls (IACs) and Validation Procedures (VPs) in accordance with the DoD Guidelines, CNSSI 1253 and/or NIST 800-Publications.
    • Perform checks of systems and applications for IA vulnerabilities using approved automated IA tools (ACAS, SCAP-compliant scanners, DISA STIG Viwer, etc.), custom scripts and manually (Security Technical Implementation Guides [STIGS]).
    • Document raw findings in a quicklook report, for customer notification. Create and maintain system Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
    • Complete required documentation and upload data into MCCAST online repository.
    • Apply principles of Information Security, Defense-in-Depth, and Information Assurance Business Best Practices (BBP) to mitigate the level of risk.
    • Provide recommendations for corrective actions and mitigation strategies.
    • Perform self-assessments and Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) for DoD and other federal agencies.


    • Must have a DoD 8570.1-M IAT Level II certification prior to hire
    • Experience administering or configuring Window Severs/ VMware EXSI/ Database (SQL, Oracle)/Web (IIS,Apache)/ SharePoint/ Linux/Unix/Solaris/ Cisco Network gear (Switches, Routers, ASA, etc.) F5/Palo Alto/ Brocade Devices /SANS-NAS.
    • Experience using DoD approved tools (ACAS, SCAP-compliant scanners, etc.). 
    • Requires bachelor’s degree (in Engineering, IT, Computer Science or related field) or equivalent.
    • Minimum 6 years of related experience
    • A Secret Clearance is mandatory upon start

     U.S. Citizen only for Federal Clearance Requirement





    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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