Information Assurance Specialist

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Aerospace Corporation
Aerospace, Security, Risk Management, CISSP, Systems
Full Time

Job Description

The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

Job Summary

Security and Safety is dedicated to providing quality leadership, services and solutions to safeguard people and the environment, secure and protect company information and assets and enhance operational efficiency. Special Programs Security Collateral Information Security Department provides quality leadership, services and solutions to safeguard people and the environment, secure and protect company information and assets as well as enhance operational efficiency for the Corporation. You will serve as the Information Assurance Specialist responsible for interpreting and applying government customer policies.

What You'll Be Doing
  • Interpreting and applying policies regarding data handling, computers, and networks in collaboration with internal and U.S. Space Force customers
  • Coordinating Collateral systems activities with internal Aerospace and government stake holders
  • Establishing, monitoring, and maintaining the overall security compliance posture under the Risk Management Framework from conception through decommission
  • Attaining and maintaining systems Assessment & Authorizations to Operate (ATO's)
  • Creating and maintaining Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) records for all Collateral information systems
  • Leading the classified incident handling process and overseeing the reporting and investigation of information system security related incidents
  • Facilitating data transfers for users between systems of like and differing classification levels
  • Displaying leadership competencies related to velocity as a part of our strategic imperatives

What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • Typically, 8 or more years of relevant experience
  • CISSP or equivalent level DOD 8570 certification
  • Experience with the RMF process, NIST 800-53, DAAPM, NISPOM, and related IA doctrine
  • This position requires a Secret security clearance, issued by the US Government and U.S. Citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance

How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Bachelors degree in Cybersecurity, Information Systems, Information Technology, or related field
  • Have successfully taken a strong portfolio of systems through the complete RMF process
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise with eMASS
  • Excellent project management skills

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Company Information

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you’ll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you’ll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Dice Id : 90970895
Position Id : R001918
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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