Information Assurance/Security Specialist

The Mission Matters

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Powder River Industries, LLC team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers. As a member of our inclusive team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems. 


Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Job Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Security Assessor / Information Assurance/Security Specialist-Senior to join our team in to begin an exciting and challenging career with Powder River Industries, LLC.

Duties and Responsibilities:


Seeking a Security Assessor in support of multiple systems within a large federal government agency. Candidate should have a background in technology with a strong history of secure technical implementations as well as an understanding of security auditing. Additionally, the candidate should have experience working with security compliance and associated industry/government standards. Candidate will work closely with a supportive and talented team of ISSOs supporting multiple agency systems.

  • Create memos and/or policies for management to review

  • Review and assist the ISSO’s in updating documents as needed to be in line with current polices including but not limited to:

  • Privileged Users (Provisioning Separation, and Recertification) SOPs

  • Vulnerability Scans SOPs

  • SPLUNK Audit Log Review SOPs

  • Patching SOPs

  • Service & Account Management SOPs

  • Separation of Duties SOPs

  • Training/coaching EDME personnel on how to answer and provide documentation to auditors. This includes:

  • Creating training materials

  • Scheduling and providing training sessions

  • Assisting the ISSO’s in gathering documentation for auditors including but not limited to documentation per system or per security control

  • Providing policy documentation and presentations as requested




  • Over 10 years of experience and both a B.S. and M.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience, and a Master of Science (M.S.) can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience.

  • Security Certification at level 2 of the 8570

  • Minimum of 10 years specific experience with NIST 800-53 policies.

  • Experience with Security Auditing





Does the mission matter to you?

Powder River Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/ Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Powder River Industries

1938 E Harney St Suite 216, Laramie, WY 82072, USA

(307) 314-2431

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