PAE, Inc Information Operations Specialist (IO) in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

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Information Operations Specialist (IO)

*This position is contingent upon contact award


The IO Specialist responsibilities include reviewing and assessing all aspects of the customer’s mission, in accordance with the DTRA BSA SOP for the IO Specialist, relating to:

  • Cyber issues and integration employment of the core capabilities of electronic warfare (EW)

  • Computer network operations (CNO),

  • Military information support to operations (MISO),

  • Military deception and operations security (OPSEC)

The responsibilities include identifying all aspects of IO-related issues and providing recommendations to mitigate or eliminate identified vulnerabilities.

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • Possess a Bachelor's degree

  • Possess minimum 10 years operational experience in the military, other Federal Government or comparable civilian position in information operations.

  • Have experience working in a SCIF environment.

  • Possess IO experience as defined and described in Joint Publication 3- 13, Information Operations and DoD 8570.01-M.

  • Possess working knowledge of DoD’s IT system and network certification and accreditation processes to include system security authorization agreements.

  • Possess or be able to gain the following minimum set of professional information technology or security certifications. Reasonable timelines for the acquisition of new certification requirements by current or future IO Specialists shall be subject to mutual agreementbetween contractor and DTRA based upon the number and types of certifications individual requires to fully meetrequirements.

  • CompTIA Security+CE and

  • CEH, GSNA or CISA as listed in DoD 8570.01-M.

  • Demonstrate the ability to progress through established professional technical and IA certification tiers within an established time period per the DTRA/J10MAB Information Operations Standard Operating Procedure. Tier levels include Minimum, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert, Elite.

  • Possess working knowledge of Department of Defense's Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert processes.

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to include an ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations, reports, and white papers.

  • Possess a working knowledge of Computer Network modeling software.

  • Possess a working knowledge of Computer Network vulnerability/compliance analysis software.

  • TS/ SCI security Clearance required

Desired Skills/Qualifications

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in scientific or technical field.

  • Experience conducting vulnerability-based assessments similar to BSA’s.

  • Have experience with SkyBox Security software.

  • Possess CEH, WCNA, GCIH, and MCSE information technology certifications.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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