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Job Description

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Information System Security Specialist
BMD : IT/Security
Beverly, MA

Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. The company has manufacturing locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, and sales, service and engineering offices around the world.

  • Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities (documentation preparation, system configuration/validation, certification testing, etc.).
  • Review & monitoring of System Security Plans, Information System Profiles, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), POA&M's and related addendums/attachments.
  • Security sustainment activities (hardware/software change management, account management, media protection, file transfer, etc.).
  • Conduct continuous monitoring, internal self-inspections, and audit review.
  • Deliver security education and awareness training.
  • Conducting or assisting with investigations related to any information system security violations.
  • Associates Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Must have experience supporting Microsoft Windows client operating systems (Windows 10).
  • Experience supporting PC hardware and software applications.
  • Basic knowledge of networking and Microsoft Server Systems Administration.
  • Ability to understand and interpret D.O.D. and company security policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of DCSA Authorization and Assessment Process Manual (DAAPM), NIST & STIG guidelines.
  • Must be a self-motivator.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to obtain/maintain a D.O.D. security clearance.
CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.