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.


    • Develop Security Requirements Traceability Matrix (STRM), aligning security requirements with the individual components of a system.
    • 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 Viewer, etc.), custom scripts and manually (Security Technical Implementation Guides [STIGS]).
    • Document raw findings in a quick look report, for customer notification. Create and maintain system Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
    • Perform self-assessments and Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V) for DoD and other federal agencies.
    • Support the development and documentation of risk assessment results and recommendations using identified threats, applicable vulnerabilities, and likelihood of occurrence within context of risk tolerances; providing recommendations for corrective actions and mitigation strategies.
    • Produce security risk assessment briefs and reports for delivery to stakeholders and senior management.
    • Consult on current and upcoming projects covering all levels of IT security.


    • 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 performing risk assessments and audits.
    • Experience using DoD approved tools (ACAS, SCAP-compliant scanners, etc.). 
    • Knowledge of the overall Risk Management Framework and NIST compliance as a security professional.
    • Understanding of cyber defensive architecture and technologies required to protect, detect, and respond to cyber threats.
    • Experience presenting to clients or management to present technical and non-technical information to allow key personnel to make informed decisions.
    • Familiarity with information security documents, government orders, notices, and guidelines.
    • 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

     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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