AECOM Information Assurance/Cyber Security in Fort Meade, Maryland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152235BR

Position Title Information Assurance/Cyber Security

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Maryland

City Fort Meade

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Information Assurance/Cyber Security Specialist to:

  • Establish applicable IA engineering and configuration control plans, policies, and procedures for the execution of network activities

  • Analyze IA requirements and implementation of required policies, directives, and guidance for certification and accreditation (C&A)

  • Analyze and develop strategies for administration of networks consistent with IA/Cyber requirements

  • Incorporate OPSEC guidance/strategy related to IA/Cyber and Engineering Tasks

  • Support, implement, report and administer the Enterprise-Level and Program Security Plans.

  • Provide technical documents in support of networks and IA/Cyber efforts

  • Assist in identifying, mitigating and correcting known and unknown vulnerabilities in current and planned system architectures and capabilities

  • Provide protection and sustainment of the IA/Cyber requirements for system and information availability, authorization, authentication, integrity, confidentiality and non-repudiation

  • Provide subject matter expertise on IA/Cyber controls and implementation requirements

  • Maintain accreditation baselines of information systems in accordance with accreditation decisions and ensure compliance with DoD information system security procedures and practices

  • Ensure that information systems under their cognizance are operated, managed, secured, and in accordance with (IAW) internal security policies and procedures

  • Prepare, maintain, and orally present plans and system-specific security guidance regarding the technical security controls implemented in the information system

  • Review and evaluate the security impact of change to the network (e.g., Engineering Change Requests, Change Control Board, etc.)

  • Review audit records, report deviation of security practices, and report security incidents IAW site-specific requirements for reporting computer security incidents and violations

Position may require travel.

Minimum Requirements

  • DOD 8570.01 Certified at IAT Level II (e.g. Comp TIA Security+) with a preference towards the Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Forensic/ Incident Response Professional, or SSCP

  • Knowledgeable of DoD 8510.01 Department of Defense Instruction Number 8510.01 Dated March 12. 2014. Subject: Risk Management Framework (RMF) of DoD Information Technology (IT) and DISAI 630-230-19 Information Assurance.

  • AA or BS Degree in Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Incident Response, Security Management, or discipline directly related to Cyber Security or five (5) years specialized experience

Requires an active Top Secret Security Clearance from Day One

Preferred Qualifications N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.