Copper River Information Technology Information Assurance Specialist in Montgomery, Alabama


Support the Air Force Civil Engineering (CE) Information Technology (IT) Systems Program Management Office (PMO) with Information Assurance (IA) duties.


  • Develop of Certification and Accreditation Program (C&A) documentation for assigned systems

  • Utilize Air Force Certification and Accreditation Program (AFCAP) or Risk Management Framework (RMF) process requirements

  • Work in coordination and guidance of the Designated Accreditation Authority (DAA)

  • Certifying Authority (CA) or representative (CAR), and the lead IAM and shall coordinate activities with the lead IAM and Program Manager and Lead Engineer

  • Complete system-level risk assessments of all existing documentation to identify gaps in Information Assurance objectives and security compliance and update as necessary for compliance for all AF/A4 systems

  • Identify mandated DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and NSA system Network and Attack Center (SNAC) Configuration guides

  • Conduct security test and evaluation activities also known as security verification and validation testing. Support code scan using automated testing tools (e.g. Fortify, SonarQube, and AppScan). Identify and document the gap analysis between DoDI 8510.01 security controls and the STIFs/SNAC for all system-level components

  • Provide support for Certification and Accreditation for Initial Security Certifications (where necessary), re-certification, and annual review requirements (i.e. (1) at a minimum, quarterly updates to Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM); (2) Annual testing and evaluation of the Contingency Plan; etc.)

  • Provide support for updating and maintaining Project Management Resource Tool (PMRT) and Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) or XACTA information or equivalent replacement system


  • Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of Information Assurance experience

  • Required Knowledge/Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience

  • Must hold at least one of the DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certifications listed below:

  • IAM Level I: CAP, GSLC, or Security+

  • IAT Level II: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+, or SSCP

  • Experience with DIACAP to RMF

  • Scanning remediation Fortify, AppScan, ESPS

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Project Manager

Invest in a company that invests in you! Copper River provides its employees with ample opportunities for career growth and development. Tuition reimbursement is offered to help employees further their education and skillset. Other perks include Open Leave, 401k matching with immediate vesting, Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage.

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Job Location AL-Montgomery

of Openings 1

Security Clearance Active Secret

Percentage of Travel Required 10%

Type Regular Full-Time