Information Assurance Specialist

  • Advise in all matters involving IA and Cyber Security.
  • Plan, coordinate, integrate, implement, and maintain IA and IT solutions.
  • Recommend new products and develop a risk mitigation plan and schedule for integrating new products into existing MIS.
  • Ensure that MIS components are protected and that they can securely and effectively operate.
  • Remediate deficiencies found in security and IA within any system under Customer purview/responsibility.
  • Report attempts to gain unauthorized access to MIS, and report system failures or suspected defects IAW IA and IAVA reporting procedures.
  • Analyze unauthorized access attempts to MIS, failures, and defects to determine their capability to lead to unauthorized disclosure, loss of integrity, and denial of service to MIS and LAN users.
  • Prepare and maintain the certification and accreditation documentation and submit it for approval to the Authorizing Official (AO).
  • Manage the Customer Risk Management Framework (RMF) via the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) system formerly known as the DOD Information Assurance (IA) Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) program.
  • Conduct, maintain, review system audits and audit records, and resolve discrepancies; ATO currently in review process, consisting of 642 controls with multiple open POA&Ms in the process of being rectified.
  • Resolve system audit discrepancies and/or report them IAW standard operating procedures, regulations, and/or policies.
  • Scan systems for compliance to security updates IAW the Government Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program.
  • Attend and represent Customer at Fort Detrick and USAMRDC Technical Working Group meetings as well as the monthly Deputy Chief of Staff Information Management meetings.
  • Serve as a member of the Customer Configuration Control Board (CCB).
  • Coordinate with Fort Detrick and Customer IA personnel and with Network Enterprise Center (NEC) as necessary to maintain a stable infrastructure and to ensure that MIS are developed, operated, and maintained IAW pertinent regulations, instructions, and policies.
  • Ensure all personnel using Customer MIS have the proper security clearance, authorization, and need-to-know prior to granting them access to MIS.
  • Ensure that all personnel receive system specific and general IT security awareness training.
  • Fulfill duties of the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), the Information Assurance Officer (IAO), Information Assurance Support Officer (IASO), and Information Management Officer (IMO) in coordination with the Chief, IM/IT.
  • Ensure that Customer personnel (civilian and military) as well as Contractors accessing information systems have the proper and current IA certification to perform IA functions IAW DoD Manual 8140.03, Cyberspace Workforce Qualification and Management Program.
  • Assist in maintaining, editing, and updating the Customer Information Assurance SOPs and memorandums.
  • Provide documentation supporting the information assurance certification status of personnel performing information assurance functions.
  • Ensure access is provided/denied to personnel commensurate with proper and current certifications to DoD information systems for the purpose of performing information assurance functions.


Bravura is a rapidly growing Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) that provides professional and engineering services, technology solutions and product offerings to DoD, Federal Civilian agencies. Bravura is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Bravura does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (protected class) including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law. These are positions that require a U.S. Citizenship.

Job Category: Cybersecurity
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fort Detrick - MD
Clearance Level: Secret T3 Investigation
Education-Certifications: IAT Level II IT-ADP Level II
Years of Experience: <5

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