Senior Information Assurance (IA) Analyst

Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado (Onsite work with some flexibility)
Full-time job with salary and benefits
Certification: Any one of the IAM Level III certifications (CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC)
Security Clearance: Secret


  • Provides the leadership, management, and supervisory IA skills identified in DoD Directive 8570.01-M.  These skills and their associated duties may include the following: Intrusion:  Ensures the rigorous application of IA policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all information technology (IT) and IA services. 
  • Leads and directs team personnel too quickly, efficiently and effectively to solve complex IA problems. Identifies IA requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of IA /IT budgets. 
  • Plans, integrates, and schedules the installation of new or modified hardware, operating systems, and software applications. 
  • Supervises the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program. 
  • Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective IA security program including boundary defense, incident detection and response. 
  • Evaluates functional operation and performance in light of test results and make recommendations regarding C&A.  Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of IA security procedures and safeguards.  Evaluates security violations to determine necessary initial and long term corrective action. 
  • Assesses impact, determines probably damage and suggest methods of damage control, conducts computer forensics, and follow-on analysis to build historical and predictive capabilities for IA incidents. Develops IA related customer support policies, procedures, and standards.  Designs perimeter defense systems including intrusion detection systems, firewalls, grid sensors, etc., enhances rule sets to detect or block sources of malicious traffic, and establishes a protective net of layered defenses to prevent, detect, and eradicate threats.
  • Specialist:  Ensures that protection and detection capabilities are acquired or developed using the IS security engineering approach and are consistent with DoD Component level IA architecture.  Has a working knowledge of DoD provided IA tools.  Has a working knowledge of policy, guidance and evaluation criteria of the DoD Critical Infrastructure Program.  Prepares and/or oversees the preparation of IA certification and accreditation documentation. Analyzes, develops, evaluates, and integrates IA policies. 
  • Assists in the gathering and preservation of evidence used in the prosecution of computer crimes.  Identifies the IT security program implications of new technologies or technology upgrades. 
  • Conducts IA cost benefit, economic and risk analysis in the IT acquisition decision making process. 
  • Interprets security requirements relative to the capabilities of new information technologies.  Interprets patterns of non compliance to determine their impacts on levels of risk and/or overall effectiveness of IA programs. 
  • Analyzes identified security strategies and recommends the best approaches and/or practices.  Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of IA security procedures and safeguards to ensure they provide the intended level of protection. 

Education: Candidate must possess the minimum Education with BA/BS degree


  • At least 10years of experience.

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About Us:

CompQsoft Inc. Established in 1997, headquarters in Houston, TX and office in Leesburg, VA. CompQsoft offers a range of comprehensive Cyber Security, Infrastructure, Cloud solutions, ERP implementation, Business Intelligence, Application development, Ecommerce applications and Management consulting services. CompQsoft is Certified CMMI Level 3 practitioner for Development and Services, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013 & ISO 200001:2011 Certified. CompQsoft is a fast growing company with a strategy and methodology that is strongly focused on the success of our clients, predominantly the Federal government.

CompQsoft provides equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and in the working environment to all employees and applicants. CompQsoft does not take any nonmerit factors like race, color, religion, sex (gender), mental/physical disability, and age into account for purposes of recruitment, hiring and development.

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