ITA International

  • ACC A6 Project Lead/ Information Assurance (IA) Support

    Job Location US-VA-Hampton
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  • Overview

    ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to government, non-governmental organizations and commercial customers worldwide.


    ITA currently recruiting for a  Project Lead / Information Assurance (IA) expert in support of our ACC A6 contract at Joint Base Langley Ft. Eustis, VA location 




    The Project Lead / Information Assurance (IA) Support will:


    • Provide advice and guidance to ACC’s sponsored IT programs, main operating bases, geographically separated ACC units and Combatant Commanders in ACC and higher level IA policy and its implementation and procedures used in the development, accreditation and operation of command systems/enclaves.
    • Interface with Joint and intra-governmental agencies in support of joint and virtual exercises sponsored by ACC functional communities and the USAF Warfare Center. Review, analyze and provide guidance for ACC weapons systems and enclave Program Offices on Air Force accreditation.
    • Work with AF Authorizing Officials’ staff, HQ AF CIO office, and DoD counterparts to help develop policy and tools required to manage Risk Management Framework (RMF) efforts, as well as providing Information Assurance (IA) advice/guidance for IT solutions to aid in mission objectives.
    • Provide AF & ACC Cyber Security guidance with primary focus on Assess and Authorize (A&A) actions and requirements.
    • Interpret and refine DoD and other Federal Cyber Security guidance and constraints, and integrate them into draft concepts, tactics, techniques and procedures for implementation.
    • Provide policy and technical guidance on A&A of IT systems.
    • Build and implement ACC’s migration to Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Continuous Monitoring (CM).
    • Build and provide training encompassing RMF and CM practices.
    • Provide DIACAP/Network Information Security and Technology (NIST) and eMASS/XACTA familiarization training for command-sponsored Program Management Offices (PMOs)
    • Assist in ACC implementation of DoD and Air Force A&A programs, to include interfacing with higher headquarters, agencies and field units to identify technical and programmatic requirements.
    • Represent the MAJCOM in AF and DoD level working groups.
    • Provide input that helps develop AF policy.
    • Assist ACC PMOs with IA related items required under the Federal Information Systems Management Act (FISMA).
    • Coordinate with other staff offices and agencies at DoD, SAF, and MAJCOM levels on Cyber Security and A&A requirements for ACC sponsored systems/enclaves.
    • Assist in EMASS system and user administration.


    • Holds Information Assurance (IA) Management (IAM) Level II certifications. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification IAW DoDD 8140, Cyberspace Workforce Management, and DoD 8570.01-M, Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program, is minimally required. Advanced IAM II certifications such as Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) and Global Information Assurance Security Leadership Certification (GSLC) are preferred.
    • Six (6) years’ experience representing the MAJCOM when working with DoD, SAF, and AF AO officials to develop and interpret IA policies, guidelines and principles.
    • Six (6) years’ experience working with IT system enclaves and PMO systems to identify common issues that need to be resolved and creating documents when appropriate to ensure a repeatable process is developed.
    • One (1) year familiarization with AF IA-approved tools such as Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Vulnerator.
    • Six (6) years’ experience providing cybersecurity solution to meet mission requirements (e.g., develop a secure solution to support foreign national participation in military exercises).
    • Four (4) years’ experience using automated tools required by the Defense Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for IT systems accreditation.
    • Two (2) years’ experience providing MAJCOM-level review of RMF packages to ensure initial RMF package submission is ready for AO’s Security Control Assessment.
    • Four (4) years’ experience working issues pertaining to base-level network architecture with numbered air force (NAF) or higher staff organizations to include Authorizing Official (AO) and AF level representatives.
    • Four (4) years’ experience providing eMASS user training and account administration.
    • Two (2) years’ experience with Enterprise Information Technology Data Repository (EITDR) and be familiar with Information Technology Investment Portfolio System (ITIPS).
    • Four (4) years’ experience with DISA Global Information Grid (GIG) Interconnection Approval Process (GIAP) and DISA System Network Approval Process (SNAP).
    • Six (6) years of project management and effective communications (oral and written) experience in DoD environment.
    • Must possess a SECRET or higher security clearance



    ITA International is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local discrimination laws.


    Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



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