Apr 04, 2023

Information Assurance Security Specialist

  • Cognosante
  • Elizabeth City, NC, United States

Job Description

Security Clearance required: Able to obtain SecretCognosante is on a mission to transform our country’s healthcare and national security systems. With our health and security-focused solutions, we help public sector organizations achieve the important task of providing the best possible public services to American Citizens. From Enterprise IT, Data Science, and Security Services, to full-scale Consumer Engagement and Interoperability solutions, we are moving government services forward with transformation and innovation. Learn how we are making a difference in people’s lives today! Job Description This position works with an Information Assurance (IA) Team supporting the US Coast Guard. They conduct a multitude of tasks ensuring network security. They run daily, weekly, monthly and yearly scans. They evaluate the systems and vulnerabilities of the network. They work with the system owners to correct and mitigate issues to ensure Authority To Operate compliance. Key Responsibilities Responds to the IA Team chief for tasks Runs scans Conducts tests to analyze vulnerabilities Develops and tracks POA&Ms Required Qualifications Must be a US Citizen Must be able to obtain a Public Trust and SECRET Clearance Must have an IAT II Certification such as Security Plus At least 3 years of experience related to IA. This includes scanning, vulnerability and penetration testing and resolving compliance issues. A Bachelor's Degree or currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree 4+ years of experience Federal government work experience Candidates that do not meet the required qualifications will not be considered. Preferred Qualifications Current Secret Clearance Compensation $58,516.06 - $87,774.09The pay range for this job is determined by various factors, including but not necessarily limited to location, responsibilities of the job, and alignment with market data. When determining a salary for this role, the following factors may will be taken into consideration - contract-specific affordability, education, knowledge, skills, competencies and experience. The estimate displayed represents the salary range for this position and is just one component of Cognosante’s total compensation package for employees and is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee. Cognosante will not provide sponsorship for employment-based immigration benefits for this position. Like many other growing companies, Cognosante has been targeted by scammers attempting to make fraudulent job offers to potential candidates. Communication from Cognosante recruiting will only be sent with an official corporate domain email (e.g., @cognosante.com or @accurate.com) and not a commercial domain e-mail (e.g., @gmail.com or @yahoo.com). We will never request payment from you, nor will we send payment to you, prior to your start date. If you have been asked to send or receive any payment, or if you have any doubt about whether you have been contacted by a Cognosante employee, please contact us at jobs@cognosante.com. Thank you. Cognosante is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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