Information Assurance Analyst

Job ID
Information Technology


The Foreign Affairs Practice at Buchanan & Edwards is a trusted advisor to our government customer whom we have served proudly for over a decade.


If you are an Information Assurance Analyst who gets excited by mission-focused and collaborative program teams, we would like to hear from you.

In this Information Assurance Analyst role, you can expect to provide IA Expertise and Support.  Develop security artifacts (policies and procedures) which support various activities including but not limited to self-assessments, topology & network infrastructure development.  


As a function of the role, you will grow your skills and experience through routine program team cross training that is done to provide the optimal client experience and to keep your skillset strong.





Key Responsibilities Include:


  • Achieve and maintain Authority to Operation (ATO) for applicable systems
  • Develop and implement information assurance/security standards and procedures
  • Recommend information assurance/security solutions to support customers’ requirements
  • Identifiy, report, and resolve security violations
  • Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure




Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's in Science and 5+ years of experience required
  • Experience with Information Assurance and security management of systems
  • Experience and understanding of IA policies and procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) or CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)



Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 and 2016 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


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