Principal Information Assurance Engineer

Location: Ft. Belvoir, VA
Job Code: DT0425
# of openings: 1



Requires an active TS/SCI Clearance

 Job Responsibilities:

As a Data Tactics Principal Information Assurance Engineer, you will manage the planning and implementing the requirements of all regulatory requirements for Information Assurance (IA) in accordance with prevailing DoD, Army and other relevant government policies and regulatory guidance.  Manage the development and delivery of the full range of accreditation documentation. Perform primary interface with Program Management, Systems Engineering, and Architectural Design personnel to insure IA concepts are included in the system architectures and designs. Manage Information Assurance Specialist personnel. Responsible for the quality of IA deliverables. Continually research and maintain currency in IA related knowledge, policies and regulations. Ensure IA solutions are included in system architectures and processes. IA Engineers will conduct Certification and Accreditation (C&A) using the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process(DIACAP), Director of Central Intelligence Directive (DCID) 6/3 Protecting Sensitive Compartmented Information within information systems, or DoD 8510.01 as appropriate to achieve uniform quality and a level of consistency throughout the life cycle of INSCOM Automated Information System (AIS).



  • Engineers will need to be able to evaluate potential IA security risks and take appropriate corrective and recovery action and perform system audits to assess security related factors within the NE.
  • Engineers also need to be able to diagnose and resolve IA problems in response to reported incidents.
  • TS/SCI Clearance is required with closed investigation date.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must be in compliance with DoD 8570 certification (Baseline certs include; GSEC or SEC+ or SCNP or SSCP- IAWF Level IAM I-III).


Knowledge of the following is required: Open SSO, Apache/HTTP


Education Requirements

Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other scientific or technical discipline directly related plus ten (10) years of relevant experience.


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other scientific or technical discipline directly related plus twelve (12) years of relevant experience.


Associates Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other scientific or technical discipline directly related plus fourteen (14) years of relevant experience.


Fifteen (15) years of total relevant experience.

Come grow with us!! At Data Tactics, our vision is to remain a creative, cutting-edge research, development and rapid deployment institution where our shared intellect, hard work, and vanguard for our client’s trust make a positive difference in their success, the security of our country, and the lives of our employees. The Data Tactics team is comprised of industry recognized experts in the field of Enterprise Architecture, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Engineering, System/Software Development, Data/Systems Integration, and Operations & Maintenance (O&M). We offer challenging and exciting opportunities which can advance your technical skills and provide you with compelling career growth. If you’re ready to push yourself and your career to new levels you should consider Data Tactics Corporation, where every day we strive to be the best at what we do!

We were recently ranked as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the DC Metro Area in 2011 by the Washington Business Journal.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and offer an excellent benefit package, including:  


•      Competitive wages

•      Employer-paid Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance (100% Employer Paid)

•      Employer-paid Life Insurance for hazardous duty assignments

•      Short and Long Term Disability

•      15 Days Total Paid Time and 9 Paid Holidays

•      401K after 90 days

•      Flexible Savings Accounts for Child Care and Health Care

•      Tuition Reimbursement

•      Professional Development Certification Programs

•      Employee Referral Incentives



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