Enterprise Solutions and Management (ESM) is a rapidly growing government contractor that provides strategic IT services that meet mission needs for Defense and Federal customers. We are hiring an Information Assurance (IA) Specialist II for an exciting opportunity located in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba . Job Description and Responsibilities ESM is looking for a full-time IA Specialist who demonstrates the following capabilities and satisfies the Minimum Qualifications, Clearance, and Certification requirements. Employee responsibilities include: Maintain the Certification & Accreditation and sustain the Authority to Operate (ATO) for all Systems. Evaluate and enforce Cybersecurity program/policies and ensures Confidentiality, Integrity, Availability, Non-Repudiation and Accountability (IAW Dowdiest 8500.1 series). Regularly interact with customer and/or functional group managers on Cybersecurity related matters. Work as part of an Information Assurance Team that is responsible for maintaining IA standards and procedures. Perform security scans to determine potential points of weakness, recommending a course of action to correct deficiencies and ensuring that deficiencies are corrected in a timely fashion. Maintain continuing vigilance of computer and network infrastructures and shall conduct software and hardware inspections across a MAN-sized network infrastructure. Work directly with Systems Administrators, the Configuration Manager, Network Administrators and Government personnel to coordinate IA activities. Per direction of the ISSM shall prepare and maintain Certification and Accreditation (C&A) documentation. Designs, develops or recommends integrated security system solutions that will ensure proprietary/confidential data and systems are protected. Configure and validate secure systems and tests security products and systems to detect security weakness. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA) 2-5 years’ experience in Technical Support or equivalent experience. Familiar with the following tools and processes: DoD Information Assurance and Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) certification management and the transition Risk Management Framework (RMF). Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts/Bulletins (IAVA/IAVB) patches Security Technical Information Guides (STIGS) and checklists Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) Joint Interoperability Test Exemption Request Procedures (JITC Waiver) Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (mass) Assured Compliance Assessment System (ACAS) Excellent team skills, must be thorough, have excellent communications skills, written and verbal Demonstrate initiative and be results oriented with flexibility and tenacity Demonstrate the ability to continuously adjust priorities to reflect changing circumstances Ability to work in a dynamic cross-organizational team environment Strong dedication to provide quality customer service Effective problem-solving skills and inherent decision-making ability Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly identify the cause of issues with the system or determine if other teams need to be included in resolving an issue Ability to manage own projects including communications to customers as well as work as part of a larger team managed by a project manager Desired KSA Be a positive, self-motivated, and proactive person with the ability to adapt to change and tolerate stressful situations Candidate must communicate effectively with team members, team lead, management, and government customer Must have the ability and desire to research and develop creative solutions to unique problems with minimal supervision Minimum Training, Education, and Certifications DoD8570 IAT Level II (eg: Sec+), Windows Minimum Clearance Secret Physical Requirements Required to stand, walk and sit; communicate verbally both in person and by telephone; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms. Regularly required to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch and lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Physical demands associated with this position may include extensive walking (including stairs) throughout offices and between buildings. May require use of personal or Government vehicle to drive to local and/or remote office locations. Medical Considerations: Medical and dental services available to Contractor employees are limited in Guantanamo Bay. Only emergency medical care is available in Government facilities to Contractor employees who suffer on-the-job injury or illness. The contract requires that the Contractor screen prospective employees with the objective to exclude those chronic disorders, which may require treatment, such as but not limited to cardiovascular defects, tuberculosis, mental health problems, and alcoholism, from being sent to Guantanamo Bay.” Additional Requirements Other duties as assigned A valid US passport is required. Housing and utilities are included. Airfare/hotel 2x per year between GTMO and Jacksonville Fl / Norfolk, Va. Employees eligible for Foreign Earned Income Exclusion (FEIE). ESM provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identification or any other characteristic protected by state, federal or local law.