General Dynamics Information Technology Info. Security Analyst Senior in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Description

JOB TITLE:Information Assurance (IA) Lead

JOB SUMMARY:Reports to the Program Manager. Provides IA support and expertise to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) A6 directorate to develop strategies and plans to enforce security requirements and address identified risks.

PRIMARY DUTIES:Plans, organizes, and manages Cybersecurity programs, Cybersecurity processes, Cybersecurity systems, and Cybersecurity personnel across USAFA via direct, peer, supervisory, and functional relationships. Ensures USAFA networks/systems/data are secure within a manageable risk posture.Assess security regulations that apply to USAFA operations. Recommends rulings, interpretations, and acceptable deviations for various Government agency regulation compliance. Prepares documentation outlining pertaining regulations and establishes procedures that will mitigate risk in support of USAFA operations. Performs security sustainment activities (hardware change management, software change management, account management, media protection, and contingency planning). Conducts IA compliance inspections and audit trail reviews. Manages an IA incident response program and interfaces with other security disciplines involving base personnel (industrial security, physical security, special programs security, etc...). Coordinates with the NCOIC of Cybersecurity, the USAFA Chief Technical Officer, and USAFA’s Chief Network Engineer while establishing best security practices for USAFA information system assets. Attends IA Working Group meetings and Change Advisory Boards. Conducts, prepares, and presents vulnerability reports to the 10th Communications Squadron, A6 Directorate, and USAFA Superintendent.

SECONDARY DUTIES:Assist in the review, preparation, and implementation of security documentation and related security plans, CONOPS, and SOPs. Supports security incident investigations while identifying root causes and corrective actions. Prepares security incident reports for internal and external coordination while addressing investigation results, culpability, impact assessment(s), and future mitigation(s) as applicable. Assists various USAFA program managers in the interpretation, application, and compliance with risk management framework requirements.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES:Assist the NCOIC of Cybersecurity in establishing training requirements for USAFA personnel. Monitors and responds to inquiries within the IA component of the WOMS database. Monitor and respond to the trouble tickets assigned to Cybersecurity through the CIPS ticketing system. Other duties as assigned.


A bachelor’s of science degree in an information technology related field is preferred. Equivalent experience can be substituted for formal education.


Must have seven years of IA experience in the Information Assurance Manager or Information Assurance Officer role. Must possess knowledge of DOD and US Government Information Assurance regulations and directives including but not limited to RMF, FISMA, and NIST 800 special publications. Must have experience creating and maintaining accreditation packages within the eMass system.

Must be fully ambulatory. Must maintain a SECRET security clearance. Must possess a CISSP certification.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT 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.

Job ID2019-53373

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionInformation Technology

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time