• INFOSEC Policy Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security
    Clearance Level
    DEA Background Check w/ Active Secret Clearance
  • Company Description

    Spry is a certified Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) headquartered in McLean, VA. Spry provides Enterprise, C4IT, Management, and Cyber Solutions to the federal government and commercial entities. Founded in 2001, Spry Methods was built on the foundation of combining industry knowledge with unmatched responsiveness to produce results for our customers. Our goal is to build a business dedicated to the maximization of value for all stakeholders starting with our employees, our customers, and our community. We recognize that talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. Guided by these principles, we have established an impressive track record of proven past performance serving our customers within the Commercial, Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence Communities. A CMMI Level 3 certified and ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Spry is committed to quality and continuous improvement.


    Spry Methods is actively seeking a qualified Information Security Policy Specialist to support Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Arlington, VA.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Evaluate the proper incorporation of, and compliance with, security standards for information technology systems, document security management programs, and classified or sensitive information marking and control as contained in the policies, directives, instructions, and guidance of statutes established by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Committee on National Security Systems, the Director of National Intelligence, the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive, the Information Security Oversight Office and other authoritative US Government guidelines.
    • Research, develop, and interpret security policy for the following: information systems security, information technology research and analysis work, cyber security planning and implementation, industrial security, and classified or sensitive information management programs. Develops and recommends information technology security and classified or sensitive information management policies/guidelines. Review requests for information security guidance or assistance, identifying the nature of issues involved, and researching guidelines to identify the general policies and procedures that apply to their solutions.

    Required skills and experience include

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline
    • 5+ years of experience in the integration and implementation of policy, regulations, and doctrine in telecommunications and information technology development; and in organization/unit security program management with responsibilities for personnel security, INFOSEC, physical security, force protection, and insider threat
    • 2+ years of specialized experience in facility security management, security violation program management including classification, declassification, and protection of classified national security and other sensitive information originated or controlled by Federal agencies
    • Must be able to successfully complete a DEA background investigation in conjunction with being an active Secret or higher clearance holder and must be eligible for a Top Secret clearance if requested

    Preferred skills

    • Incident detection, analysis, coordination, and response
    • IT auditing systems, database, and applications
    • Performing vulnerability assessments and compliance monitoring
    • Working knowledge of computer hardware (PDA, desktop, server, and peripherals), operating systems, applications, and databases (single user through enterprise)
    • Knowledge of information security products;
    • Experience in network monitoring using host-based and network-based intrusion detection systems.
    • Certified in the following: CISSP or Security Fundamentals Professional Certificate by the Security Professional Education Development Certification Program

    EEO Statement

    At Spry, we believe talented and dedicated employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of our success. We are committed to crafting a diverse and inclusive workplace that endorses engagement, creativity, quality and innovation.


    We are proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, we evaluate qualified candidates in full consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other protected status.


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