Information Assurance Engineer

  • Arlington, VA
  • Posted 32 days ago | Updated moments ago


On Site
USD 120,000.00 - 140,000.00 per year
Full Time


Risk management framework
Quality assurance
Verification and validation
Cross-functional team
Information assurance
Enterprise software
Continuous monitoring
Critical thinking
Computer science
Information Technology
Software development
Cyber security
Information architecture
Regression analysis
Security clearance
Regulatory Compliance
Proposal writing

Job Details


GovCIO is currently hiring for an Information Assurance (IA) Engineer to support the sustainment operations of a DoD enterprise application operating on ServiceNow. This position will be located in Arlington, VA and will be a remote/hybrid position.


This position will be responsible for managing the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process to maintain the system's Authorization to Operate (ATO) in alignment with the DoD's Risk Management Framework (RMF) for an application running on ServiceNow. The IA Engineer will be responsible for monitoring assessment software and maintaining the Body of Evidence (BoE) documentation. In addition, the IA Engineer will coordinate with the team to conduct Quality Assurance testing to ensure the continued, smooth operations of the customer application through methods like User, Regression, and IV&V Testing.

  • Closely adheres to the DoD RMF process to maintain the systems' ATO
  • Participate/coordinate continuous monitoring as required
  • Maintain BoE documentation in support of the systems' ATO
  • Create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones (POAMs) and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) checklists
  • Support all internal and external assessments as required
  • Remain updated on industry best-practices, security guidelines, and new technologies


High School with 9+ years (or commensurate experience)

Clearance Required: Top Secret w/SCI

  • Experience with keeping an information system compliant through security requirements and policies.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the DoD's Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes and documentation.
  • Strong communicative and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate in a technical, cross-functional team environment
  • DoD 8570/8140 certified
  • Experience with running custom applications on the ServiceNow platform
  • Critical thinking, analysis, and resolution skills
  • Experience with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMass) or other compliance systems

Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or similar field of study.
  • 5+ years experience in Software Development supporting the DoD.
  • 5+ years experience in Information Assurance, cyber security, or similar field.
  • ServiceNow technical certification
  • 5+ years experience running a custom application on ServiceNow
  • DoD 8570/8140 certified



Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $120,000.00 - USD $140,000.00 /Yr.

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