• Information Assurance Analyst

    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 an Information Assurance Analyst support the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in Crystal City, VA.

    Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

    • Utilize the policy, directives, instructions, and guidance of Public Laws, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Committee on National Security Systems, and the Director of National Intelligence in the evaluation of the proper incorporation of security standards to information technology systems on behalf of the Certification Official in the preparation of evaluations, assessments, and reviews
    • Provide security policy interpretation, research, and development; information systems security; information technology research and analysis work; cyber security planning and implementation; industrial security work; information technology policy/guidelines development; and information security work

    Required skills and experience include

    • 5+ years of experience in the integration and implementation of policy, regulations, and doctrine in telecommunications and information technology development
    • Work experience and knowledge in FISMA, NIST, and NISA
    • Experience in incident detection, analysis, coordination, and response; auditing systems, database, and applications; vulnerability assessments and compliance monitoring
    • Knowledge of information security products, regulations, and standards and guidelines
    • Experience in network monitoring using host-based and network-based intrusion detection systems (HBSS, IDS, IPS)
    • Proficient in integrating, developing and deploying security products in enterprise level technology upgrades
    • 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

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, business, or other related scientific/technical discipline
    • Certified in the following: CISSP or MCSE

    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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