Serco Inc.

Information Assurance Specialist I

Recruiting Location : Location
Information Security/Cyber
Position Type
Security Clearance
No - Teleworking not available for this position

Position Description

Are you looking for a professional opportunity at a place you can have influence every day?  If so, discover this great Information Assurance opportunity located at Serco’s Newport, Rhode Island location.  Bring your expertise and collaborative skills to make an impact toward our military defense and safety of our sailors by discovering your new role supporting this critical mission.


This position is contingent upon your ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Secret level clearance. This position is also contingent upon contract award.


Sercoco supports the US Navy as a subcontractor for the Sensors and SONAR Systems department of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport. Our team upgrades, maintains and manages the hardware and software systems to ensure the safety of the sailors and to allow them to perform their missions successfully.


You will be part of a 3 member team that collaborates closely with the customer and other Serco teams to deliver quality systems. The team has been recognized by the Navy and industry for their outstanding contributions to the contract and program.


In this role, you will:

  • Support the development, operation, and maintenance of a variety of complex technology systems
  • Be involved in the implementation of new security solutions, participation in the creation and or maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures, as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments.
  • Use encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research.
  • Participate in the design and development of new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.
  • Help to ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Participate in the creation and enforcement of enterprise security documents (policies, standards, baselines, guidelines, and procedures), and maintain documentation, procedures and working instructions in accordance with federal and departmental guidelines.
  • Review logs and reports and interpret the implications, as well as participate in investigations into problematic activity and assists with plans for appropriate resolution.
  • Assist with proposals, including gathering facts, analyzing data, and preparing project overview which compares alternatives in terms of cost, time, availability of equipment and personnel, etc.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Comply with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties.


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Assurance, Computer Science, Cyber Security, or a related field, plus 0 to two years of related experience.  (In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than six years applicable work experience, highly specialized knowledge, uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology, labor market shortages as reflected by market survey or obtained through military service)
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret level Security Clearance post-employment.
  • Must be able to obtain an Information Assurance certification in compliance with DoD 8570, e.g., Security+ CE or equivalent, and proficiency with system related operating systems (i.e. Windows 10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of systems administrant, secure operating systems, as well as data security.
  • Effective communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Additional desired experience and skills:

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office & Visio
  • Familiarity with Linux base operating systems
  • Risk Management Framework and STIG implementation & Scanning (SCAP).

If you are ready to take the next step of your career path, apply today! 


**Serco Inc. is using this posting for the purpose of responding to a proposal. We are seeking qualified candidates in the event of a contract award. This position is not currently funded/active.  Should Serco be awarded the contract, and you meet the qualifications of the position, you will be considered in the selection process.**

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.


Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email


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