Certification and Accreditation Engineers
Certification and Accreditation (C&A)
Engineers needed to support multiple efforts involving
government information systems.
systems engineering processes and procedures, networking
fundamentals, common protocols, hardware components and
architecture design, information security principles,
authentication, confidentiality, integrity, availability and
non-repudiation. Comprehensive understanding of the C&A
processes supporting DITSCAP/DIACAP, NIACAP, DoDIIS, and DCID
6/3. Develop system security plans, conducting
Verification Testing and Security Testing and Evaluation, and
thorough understanding of the C&A life cycle. Extensive
experience drafting system security documentation and interpret
and apply DoD security requirements to the system being
accredited. Familiarity with information assurance
technologies and their operational applications. A good overall
understanding of IT security is essential. Must be a CISSP.
5 + years in the IT security field, emphasis on Certification
and Accreditation activities.
Bachelor's degree or higher is required in a related information
technology field or an engineering degree in IT or
selected will be subject to a federal government security
investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access
to classified information.