Certification and Accreditation Engineers

Certification and Accreditation (C&A) Engineers needed to support multiple efforts involving government information systems. 


General 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 electrical/electronics.

Security Clearance Required: 
Candidates selected will be subject to a federal government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

National Information Assurance Corporation