Sr. Information Assurance Engineer (Top Secret security clearance req'd)

BigBear, Inc. - Washington, DC5.0

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year


BigBear, Inc. is an industry-leading provider of big data computing and analytics solutions. We help people make sense of their data using our cloud-based platform and big data processing algorithms. Each day, we crunch massive volumes of structured and unstructured data into usable and actionable information for our customers. We currently have offices in Reston, VA., Charlottesville, VA., and San Diego, CA.


· 6+ Years working in IT/Engineering Field MINIMUM
· Experience with using public key-based technologies for applications
· Familiar with CI/CD process concepts
· Development and execution of Certification and Accreditation plans
· Software and security test plans and procedures
· Host Based Security Systems (HBSS), vulnerability scanning software
· Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA)
· Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)
· Software deployment and QA testing.
· Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent
· Current Top Secret (TS/SCI) clearance required!!!


  • Performs risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle
  • Identifies test requirements and tools based upon system designs
  • Develops and reviews security test plans and procedures.
  • Establishes and satisfies system-wide information security requirements based on analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.
  • Initiates and prepares Certification and Accreditation (C&A) DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Risk Management Framework (RMF, RMF+) packages; ensures existing C&A and A&A packages are maintained in a compliant status; verifies and validates C&A and A&A package requirements and configuration modifications are performed and tested.
  • Reviews system engineering documentation, CONOPS, installation and configuration specifications to determine security requirements and to identify security concerns.
  • Prepares briefing slides, status charts and support documentation as presentations for the client.


DoD 8570 - IAT Level II or III, Security +, CISSP etc.


Java, Python, Bash, Splunk, Atlassian Suite, AWS, Bitbucket, Git, Agile, Linux

Our Company:

BigBear, Inc. is an Information Technology enterprise with locations in Northern Virginia and Southern California. Our mission is to enable big data computing and analytics for our customers at a low cost. We leverage capabilities such as machine learning, crowdsourcing, geospatial image processing, and Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) data processing using our on-premise cloud computing technology stack. Our solutions provide a unique offering of products, custom-built software and services focused within Big Data Analytics, Geospatial Information Systems (GIS), Visualization and Cloud Computing to our Department of Defense, and Commercial customers. We currently have exciting and challenging career opportunities for talented, motivated individuals who want to be part of a fast-growing company.

Our Team:

Operating as a unified team, with employees who are creative, dynamic, and visionary, drives our mission to success. Each team member provides a unique set of advanced technical skills and trade that contributes to our overall success. We pride our team on having a burning desire to push our technology and solutions to the next level of innovation. To accomplish these goals, we advocate hard work, dedication, leadership, and a passion for excellence.

Why Us?

We are seeking to expand our top-notch team of forward-thinking engineers, data scientists, and innovators, to help our customers make sense of their data. We are experiencing rapid growth, with a mission to help our customers find new ways to discover, understand, and visualize information. We will provide you a competitive salary based on experience, 100% employer paid for medical, dental, and vision, FSA, 401(k) with match, life/disability insurance, education assistance, gym reimbursement, flexible hours, unlimited coffee and snacks, and an ownership opportunity in the company as we grow.

BigBear is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Application Question:

  • Do you have a current Top Secret security clearance?

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement