Information Assurance Analyst

General Dynamics is currently hiring an Information Assurance Analyst for USAMMDA, located at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.

USAMMDA develops new drugs, vaccines and medical support devices that enhance readiness, ensure provisions of the highest quality medical care to the DoD and maximize the survival of medical casualties on the battlefield.

The product managers at USAMMDA guide promising new concepts and technologies developed in the USAMRMC laboratories through advanced development and the regulatory process to obtain U.S.

FDA certification.

Upon FDA certification, USAMMDA works in conjunction with the U.S.

Army Medical Materiel Agency to develop plans for fielding medical materiel.







The responsiablity of the Information Assurance Analyst is to perform all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.









  • Performs Cybersecurity activities (formally known as IA - Information Assurance) for United States Army Medical Material Activity; coordinates with government staff, and other government agencies to assist in the creation, dissemination, direction, and auditing of program policy, standards, and operating procedures.


  • Utilize available resources to conduct Cybersecurity activities, and report to GDIT site lead and government personnel on overall program security posture.


  • Conduct network and system audits for vulnerabilities using Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), ACAS vulnerability scanner, and DISA SCAP to mitigate those findings for desktop and server Windows machines, and associated network operating systems.


  • Train personnel on new security requirements and STIG updates as they arise to ensure new requirements are being implemented correctly.


  • Ability to create, track and review Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) and conduct solution identification to assist in problem remediation and resolution.


  • Communicate tactical and strategic threat information to Government leaders, Cybersecurity-Ops and A&A (formerly C&A) Staff to assist them in making cyber risk decisions and to mitigate threats.


  • Carries out DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) in accordance with DoDi 8510 to ascertain information systems' security posture by utilizing security control validation activities and coordinating security testing.


  • Experience utilizing Security Event generating sources (e.g.

    Firewalls, Security Appliances, HBSS, ACAS)


  • Working Knowledge of MS Windows Products/Networking/Database (MS-Access, MSSQL).


  • The ability to work and set priorities on multiple projects/tasks at once and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment


  • Maintain the Security Accreditation status, including system documentation of entire system enclave.


  • Coordinates with MRMC IA, DHA, DISA, and other organizations in support of audits and inspections and provides all necessary documentation as required for SAVs, ST&Es, and CCRI


  • Participates in special projects as required.





















  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.


  • Security+ Certification



5-8 years of related experience in data security administration.



As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.










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