Information Assurance Specialist

Capstone Corporation – Great Lakes, IL



Capstone is seeking an Information Assurance (IA) Specialist to support the Navys MPTE TSS MAC NETC IT Training Operations Task Order located in Great Lakes, IL. The work will primarily consist of providing Information Assurance (IA) support in the role of an Information System Security Officer (ISSO).


  • Supports the command ISSM in ensuring that local information systems are operated, used, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices.
  • Supports the local ISSM in the certification and accreditation of all information systems owned by command.
  • Supports the local ISSM in ensuring users and system support personnel have the required security clearances, authorization, and need to know; are indoctrinated; and are familiar with internal security practices before granting access to the information system.
  • Supports the local ISSM in obtaining required signatures on check-in/check-out-brief documents, having personnel complete the Navy System Access Authorization Request Navy (SAAR-N) forms.
  • Supports the command ISSM in the conduct of Cyber Security Awareness Training for new personnel, requesting and obtaining annual (each FY) training completion certificates for staff personnel.
  • Supports the command ISSM in initiating protective or corrective measures to maintain security on information systems.
  • Aides the local ISSM in the support of information assurance vulnerability management (IAVM) process.
  • Facilitates collection of detailed functional requirements from Program Managers, staffs, and end-users.
  • Documents/submits all required deliverables in a consistent manner in accordance with policy requirements.
  • Documents and updates functional requirements, develops process flows, maintains related directives and policies and development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to support the training enterprise.
  • Works with the Government and team architects (Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems (PEO-EIS)/PMW-240) and others as defined) to understand the requirements and vision of the project.
  • Basic Qualifications

    Minimum education and years experience:

  • High school diploma, plus some college coursework (one to two years).
  • 6 years of related experience in any combination of Electronic Documentation, System Administration, Network Administration, Database Administration
  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • Familiar with Cyber Security Work Force Policies, Directives, and Instructions SECNAV M 5239.2, DoD 8570, DoD 8140
  • Familiar with the Authorization To Operate (ATO) certification and accreditation processes for DoD IT Systems
  • Familiar with the use of Information Assurance tools such as Active Directory (AD) and Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
  • Familiar with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS) and Patching and Scanning processes for IT Systems
  • Minimum Certifications

  • IAT Level II certification (e.g. Security+.CE).
  • Minimum Security Clearance

  • Secret
  • EEO statement

    EOE minority/female/disability/veteran

    Job Type: Full-time


  • (STIGS) and Patching and Scanning processes: 1 year (Required)
  • DoD Certification and Accreditation: 1 year (Required)
  • Electronic Documentation, Sys Admin, Network Admin: 6 years (Required)
  • Active Directory or ACAS: 1 year (Required)
  • Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)
  • License:

  • Secret clearance (Required)
  • IAT Level II (e.g. Security+) (Preferred)
  • Work Location:

  • One location
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