Cybersecurity/Information Security Systems Analyst – Principle with Security Clearance

at Hawk Associates
Published January 19, 2023
Location Sierra Vista, AZ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Hawk Associates is seeking a mission-driven professional to support the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) on Ft. Huachuca, AZ. The candidate will join our team of Test & Evaluation (T&E) experts providing T&E services for user and mission support while achieving a positive customer experience. Hawk Associates, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), provides Information Technology/Cybersecurity and C5ISR support to the DoD Joint Warfighter, non-DoD Agencies, Government organizations, Coalition Partners, and Commercial Industry. Join us – dedicated professionals getting the job done right…the first time. Responsibilities: • Be responsible for performing and managing cybersecurity test and evaluation (T&E) of Information Technology/National Security Systems (IT/NSS) and assess system capabilities
• Lead, plan and execute Cybersecurity Information Technology (IT) Test and Evaluation (T&E) Systems and Capability Life Cycle Task Order (TOs) ensuring events and team activities are completed
• Interface with Government Action Officers (AOs) and conduct regular In-Process Reviews (IPRs) on TO project funding, schedules, technical deliverables, and management
• Ensure that required training requirements are completed in accordance with PMO guidance
• Adhere to DISA JITC ISO 9001 Auditable Unit (AU) processes and ensure that program milestones are met
• Research technical IT/NSS systems and capability documents for testable cybersecurity requirements and develop test procedures that will correctly test for expected results
• Manage assigned TO financial, technical, schedule, and management requirements
• Develop and submit internal and external weekly and monthly task order activity reports (WARs & MSRs) ensuring format, technical and schedule compliance
• Report on issues and identify cybersecurity Courses of Action (COAs) for customer approval to mitigate issues quickly
• Plan Government customer and assigned MAC internal and external IPR, Working group or information meetings
• Conduct Action Officer IPRs using IPR approved formats
• Manage the assigned team, work schedule, PTO and ensure work environment compliance
• Participate in T&E documentation adjudication meetings and working group sessions
• Follow and apply common T&E practices and DoD cybersecurity/information security directives and instructions • Solicit system requirements and associated operational environments to produce an evaluation approach that supports T&E objectives
• Conduct and oversee cybersecurity testing of processes and products
• Recommend adjustments to the cybersecurity processes or detailed procedures when appropriate
• Responsible for all activities involving quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; conducts audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation
• Track assigned TO and Government Customer IT logistics assets
• Ensure monthly, quarterly, and annual IT asset logistics inspections are completed
• Plan out task order period of performance preplanning, planning, execution, data collection, data analysis, reporting, and close out activities Requirements:
• Current DoD Secret clearance or higher eligibility
• Bachelor’s degree in IT or a related field and 6+ years of related IT experience (Additional certifications, training, and experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
• 2+ years of recent hands-on experience in specific cybersecurity IT fields/testing areas and the capabilities associated with the DoD architecture including IA/CND Policies and Procedures
• Possess a DoD Approved DoDD 8570/8140 IAT / IAM Level II Certification. IAT Level II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP) or IAM Level II (CAP, CASP+ CE, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC, CCISO)
• Experience in supporting a DoD customer in the T&E area that includes an extensive understanding of test Pre-Planning, Planning, Test Readiness Reviews, Execution, Data Collection, Data Analysis, After Actions Reviews, Reporting and Closing events and activities
• Recent and relevant hands-on cybersecurity and T&E of an IT/NSS T&E project that includes all phases of a T&E life cycle in the areas of Developmental, Operational, Cybersecurity, Unified Capabilities, Joint Interoperability, Verification and Validation, and Standards Conformance and Compliance testing
• Willing and available to travel 10 - 20% of the time