View Job

This job is no longer available

Senior IA Security Specialist

Full Time

KaylaTek, Inc.

Andrews Air Force Base MD 20762 USA

Posted 04/22/2022

Job Descriptionback to top

Come join our growing team with a 21st Century Vision! At KaylaTek, we understand that the key to our success is the quality of the people we employ. Our focus is not just on jobs, but on building and enhancing your career through ongoing professional development, training, and high quality of life. Our team members choose KaylaTek for a number of reasons including our competitive compensation and benefit packages, dedication to education, as well as our outstanding service. Our Grow Strong Vision encompasses a place for employees to grow, learn and feel a sense of belonging, not just a place to work.

Position Description

KaylaTek has an exciting Information Assurance (I/A) Security Specialist opportunity supporting a highly visible AFNCR-IT support contract at either the Pentagon, Arlington, VA or Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Maryland.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Run and review ACAS scans, SCAP scans and manually validating STIG checklists.
  • Review and update network diagrams, submit firewall change requests.
  • Preparation of the Security Assessment Plans for self-assessments.
  • Complete security control validation and self-assessment of a system or network to address known threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Consider and identify impacts as well as consideration of existing risk mitigation strategies.
  • Developing Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) based on the assessment results.
  • Ensure traceability of all vulnerabilities from raw assessment results to the POA&M.
  • Conducting required vulnerability analysis to support mitigation and residual risk determination.
  • Supporting the continuous monitoring program as necessary when Information System Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) results will be used to support continuing authorization requirements or ongoing authorizations.

Job Requirementsback to top

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong technical experience, review and update network diagrams, submit firewall change requests.
  • Expert with RMF authorization packages.
  • Experience in all steps of the RMF process.
  • Expert in evaluating security controls and compliance on a variety of hardware and software systems.
  • Expert with eMASS.
  • Ability to work effectively independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Experience with writing SSPs.
  • IAM Level 2 certification
  • Bachelor's degree or 10 years of I/A experience
  • Secret security clearance

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.


Effective December 8, all KaylaTek employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition point of contact.


KaylaTek is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. KaylaTek participates in the DHS e-Verify program.


Apply directly at KaylaTek's Career Portal at

Job Detailsback to top

Location Andrews Air Force Base, MD, 20762, United States
Categories Accounting & Finance, Construction, Skilled Labor & Trades, Aerospace & Aviation, Human Resources & Recruiting, Administrative & Clerical, Counter Intelligence & /SIGINT/HUMINT/MASINT, GIS Imagery & IMINT, Computer Software, Computer Hardware, Legal, Manufacturing & Production, Transportation & Warehousing, Logistics & Supply Chain, Science, Chemical & Biological, Customer Service & Help Desk, Education / Training / Instructor, Environment, Executive, Facilities, General, Government, Graphic Arts / Media / Advertising, Hospitality / Housekeeping, Journalism, Law Enforcement & Security, Medical & Biomedical, Nuclear, Professional, Research and Analyst, Sales, BD & Marketing, Telecommunications, Contracts & Acquisitions, Cyber Security, Data Science, Linguists, Translators & Interpreters, Engineering
Ctznship Statuses Eligible to work in USA
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI with Full-scope Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI with CI Polygraph, Top Secret/SCI, Top Secret/SSBI, Top Secret/EBI, Top Secret (TS), Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Experience Years 10 yrs
Pref Degree Bachelors
Certifications IAM Level 2 certification

Location Mapback to top

Contact Informationback to top

Contact Name Teresa Drwiega
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 703-896-7697
Job Code 2021-12-05

Senior IA Security Specialist

Similar Jobs

Users who responded to this job also responded to