NANA Regional Corporation Sr. Security Administrator - Information Assurance (Must have an active Secret clearance) in Sterling, Virginia

Sr. Security Administrator - Information Assurance (Must have an active Secret clearance)


SAVA services and solutions help our federal clients provide for national security, improve communications and

Collaboration, secure the integrity of information systems and networks, enhance data collection and analysis, and

increase efficiency and mission effectiveness. We’re at the forefront of the communications breakthroughs that bring

Federal, state, local and International organizations together for leading edge collaborative solutions in our fight against global crime and terrorism.


  • Ensure and validate that server and desktop systems are updated with the latest software and security patches to minimize security vulnerabilities.

  • Protect the information systems and data against tampering by fully maintaining Government‐approved anti‐virus software and signature files on 100% of desktops. Audit, protect, and retain server logs and provide results to the Government.

  • Provide expert IT Security advice, analysis, and technical writing skills for all standard operating procedure documentation as well as assisting with updating the Firebird System Reference Manual (SRM), and other associated IT Security documentation as needed.

  • Provide research analysis on all new Federal Regulations, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) memos, Homeland Security Presidential Directives (HSPD), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidance, DOJ draft memo’s for Component input, and their impact to the DEA IT infrastructure.


  • Ensure the DEA IT meet DEA and federal information system security standards.

  • Provide Enterprise Security Monitoring and Support.

  • Provide daily threat monitoring and assessment of current and emerging Cyber security threats

  • Provide actionable reporting

  • Provide Patch Management of systems

  • Provide IT Continuity of Operations (COOP) support

  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for disaster recovery (DR) contingency plans (ISCP)

  • Provide written expert IT Security evaluations of audits findings.

  • Assist with creating, updating and closing all Plans of Action and Milestones (POAM’s)

  • Develop security guidelines and process for new and existing DEA networks as needed.

  • Provide oversight and administrative action for accounts in accordance with DEA policy.

  • Manage and enforce the Admin Model using the concept of least privilege.

  • Performs audits on all user accounts with Administrative or elevated rights.

  • Provide IT Security analysis by reviewing all System Change Requests (SCR)

  • Provide Secure Configuration Management guidance

  • Protect system according to established security policies and procedures

  • Provide reporting metrics for the weekly DOJ Security Posture Dashboard Report.

  • Assist with the certification and accreditation (C&A) self‐assessment process

  • Perform targeted vulnerability assessment scans




  • Must have an active Secret Clearance

  • 7 years of experience in Information Security

  • Experience with C&A processes and FISMA requirements

  • Firewall management experience

  • Experience with Microsoft System Center Suite and all Windows AD Admin tools

  • Experience with VPNs, remote access and encryption

  • Experience with Virus Protection management


  • CISSP is highly desired

  • Experience with Windows 200x Administration MCSE preferred

  • DEA experience is highly desired

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are Equal Opportunity Employers. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or 571-353-7053.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.Please do not use the dedicated phone number above to call on the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation.Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application.

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-VA-Sterling

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: SAV03095