IT Security Specialist

US-MA-Hanscom AFB
1 month ago(11/16/2017 2:11 PM)
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Information Technology


BlueWater Federal Solutions is a dynamic and nimble systems integration firm providing professional services and IT solutions to the Federal Government throughout the nation. We are viewed by our Federal Customers (Air Force, DHS, Army, Navy, CENTCOM, DHA, EPA, GSA) as a trusted partner with a track record of successful past performance and superior customer value.


Without question, our company's strength lies in our people – Over 250 men and women who are deeply passionate about client partnership, reliable delivery, and successful results. We are looking for individuals who share this aspiration and invite you to join us in work that truly makes a difference for our clients.


BlueWater Federal is looking for a Security Specialist to support the 66th ABG/SC.  Individual will provide Information Assurance oversight, guidance and support in accordance with the requirements of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Department of Defense, and Federal Information Assurance programs.



  • Provide Information Assurance oversight, guidance and support to the customer community in accordance with Federal, Department of Defense, and U.S. Air Force Information Assurance programs.
  • Ensure that applicable systems/networks/computing environments meet security requirements and that all security risks for those environments are properly mitigated.
  • Provide technical and programmatic information assurance/Cyber Security services in support of system-level certification and accreditation processes
  • Provide support in Network Boundary Proxy and Firewall exceptions
  • Track and manage all open security-related problem reports and fixes.
  • Provide necessary support for Certification and Accreditation (C&A) requirements as well as re-accreditation requirements.
  • Ensure configuration management for systems/networks/computing systems and hardware is documented and maintained.
  • Contribute to Cybersecurity projects as required.
  • Provide support with Classified Message Incidents
  • Review all Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) alerts, bulletins and Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGS) for applicable implementation and remediation in the customer’s network/computing environment(s).
  • Perform Staff Assistant Visits and reach back support with appointed ISSOs
  • Provide support to maintain a comprehensive network security policy
  • Create, review and update standard operating procedures and AF Checklists
  • Review FFRDC System Security Plans


  •   Bachelor’s Degree in IT related discipline or five years’ experience with Information Assurance practices within the DoD or other Federal Agency.
  • Strong knowledge of Air Force, DoD and applicable Federal Information Assurance/Cyber Security Directives and Instructions.
  • Must have an active Secret clearance.
  • Must have Security+ certification
  • Windows Desktop Operating Systems (Windows 7, Windows 10)
  • Windows Server Operating Systems (Windows Server 2008, 2012)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security in the RMF process and Cyber Defense
  • Ability to capture and report Metrics
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint
  • Microsoft Office Products (2007 – 2010) Proficiency in Excel
  • Ability to resolve issues quickly and efficiently
  • Proficient with Computer and Server Hardware
  • Ability to be flexible in schedule


BlueWater is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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