Intelligent Waves LLC

Cyber Security Specialist

Job Locations US-VA-Fort Belvoir
ID 2020-2290
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time
Contract Status
Immediate Hire


Intelligent Waves, a rapidly growing Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), has a need for a Cyber Security Specialist to support our Army customer. The Cyber Security Specialist will provide mission-essential cybersecurity engineering services.  

Location: This Cyber Security Specialist is based at Fort Belvoir, VA.  

Travel: Minimal travel is expected (for contingency and surge operations) and will be reimbursed based on IW policy, GSA Per Diem rates, and DoD Joint Travel Regulations (JTR) as required. 

Schedule: This Cyber Security Specialist  will work as part of an overall Team to provide needed coverage and support according to mission schedules and may require shift work. 

Security Clearance: This Cyber Security Specialist must be a United States Citizen and hold a current Top-Secret Clearance with SSBI. 


  • Performs security assessments of systems and networks within the system and identifies where those systems and/or networks deviate from acceptable configurations, policies, or procedures.  
  • Reviews Acquisition Requirement Package (ARP), analyzes and defines IT security requirements.  
  • Responsible for determining and interpreting cybersecurity policy as directed by enterprise information security standards.  
  • Develops and implements information security standards and procedures.  
  • Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., Risk Management Framework (RMF).  
  • Supports projects, prepares reports, and analyses to determine system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.  
  • Validates established security requirements and recommends additional security requirements and safeguards as required. 
  • works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently.
  • May oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
  • Additional Duties as Assigned 


  • Bachelor’s Degree and  8-10 years of Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.  
  • MA/MS Degree preferred
  • Must have 6+ Years’ Experience with a minimum of 3 Years of RMF Experience Required  
  • DOD 8570 Level III certification required (CISM, CISSP, etc.) 

Since 2006, Intelligent Waves has remained committed to providing quality engineering, operations, and intelligence solutions to our clients and it all starts with YOU.  Intelligent Waves provides a great and generous benefits package to include medical, dental and vision, paid PTO, life & disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by providing a contribution with vesting starting from DAY 1, technical training, tuition bonuses, and much, much more. 
Clearance Statement:  Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, Intelligent Waves will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances. 
Intelligent Waves LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law. 
A Veteran Friendly Organization 


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