Information Assurance Manager

Location US-VA-Chantilly
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/23/2018 5:09 PM)
Noblis ESI
Requisition #
Regular Employee
Full Time
Security Clearance
Top Secret/SCI
Job Category
Cyber / Information Security Engineering


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering.

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Why work at a Noblis company?
Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.

Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Over the past two decades, Noblis has consistently earned wide recognition:

  1. Best Employer:  We have been a Washington Post “Top Workplace” for 4 consecutive years including the last three among the top 10. We’ve also been recognized by Glassdoor “Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For” for 2 years, and many awards in previous years 
  2. Business Ethics and Integrity:  A “World’s Most Ethical Company” for 6 years by Ethisphere Institute, Finalist at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards 
  3. Leadership and Innovation:  CEO Amr ElSawy was selected to Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash 100 List, CEO Amr ElSawy named as a “Tech Titan” by the Washingtonian Magazine, Noblis CTO recognized as a trending 40 CIO in the DC Area.

Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.



Noblis ESI is hiring an Information Assurance Manager with a Top Secret SCI clearance to work in Chantilly, VA


Job Description:

The Information Assurance Specialist supports the COTR by providing technical guidance and recommendations regarding all IA development efforts, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities as well as evaluating requirements to identify IA considerations.  Advises with respect to IA activities at ERBs, PMRs, or any applicable project control gate and testing activities. Provides support to the COTR and project managers by participating in the technical evaluations of proposals, document review and the development of test plans and procedures. Also maintains awareness and reports the status of all assets registered to the Data Links Division in Xacta and other databases as required.


Participates in all phases of the security authorization process. Reviews and provides information and opinions on Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentations needed to receive Authorization(s) To Operate (ATO)s, Interim ATOs (IATO)s, Interim Authority To Test (IATT), and Certificates of Networthiness (CON). Systems reside on Non-secure and secure networks. Tasks includes security engineering, implementation and validation, as well as facilitating request for waivers or other exceptions to policies based on tactical implementation of security domain requirements.


Work includes supporting IA using Xacta and hands on testing of the assets to verify security controls are implemented correctly, inventory lab equipment and supporting lab environments to ensure the baseline remains accredited and that all security relevant changes are accounted for in Xacta and in the context of the ICD 503 Continuous Monitoring process.  




  • Must have and maintain an ACTIVE Top Secret SCI clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification required.
  • At least 7 years of progressively complex cybersecurity experience in the design, development, integration, test, certification, accreditation of security solutions for DoD or IC intelligence systems.
  • At least three years of Cybersecurity experience supporting a DoD Acquisition programs/projects.
  • At least three years cybersecurity experience with the Intelligence Community (IC)
  • Experience with Data Links
  • Experience with Xacta


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