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Information Assurance Manager (REMOTE)

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Job Description

Summary of Position:
The Information Assurance Manager (IAM) is the primary technical resource responsible for developing, implementing, documenting, coordinating and monitoring all aspects of ARxIUM’s efforts to attain accreditation and maintaining ongoing compliance with customer Information Assurance (IA) programs such as Defense Information Assurance Certification & Accreditation (DIACAP) and other similar initiatives in both government and the private sector.

Due to the nature of the position, candidate must pass and maintain a government background check and meet all levels of relevant requirements for system and facility access.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as the primary Subject Matter Expert and technical advisor for all aspects of IA. Operate as the liaison between ARxIUM and potential or existing customers regarding data security, system and infrastructure security policies.
  • Identify and understand criteria used to determine applicability of Government C&A/RMF processes.
  • Function as primary IA point of contact for customers, internal associates and consultant partners. Provide guidance to internal teams for IA-related issues.
  • Develop and maintain a corporate-level IA program that identifies the IA architecture, requirements, objectives, policies, personnel, processes, and procedures to ensure compliance with relevant standards.
  • Maintain IA oversight of all ARxIUM’s accredited systems. Responsible for coordinating all deliverables associated with IA sustainment of accredited systems (patch testing, patch deployment, reporting, etc.) and ensuring all tasks are executed and complete within the required timeframe.
  • Monitor implementation and support activities associated with ARxIUM accredited systems to ensure that IA posture or STIG compliance is not compromised.
  • Provide regular updates regarding compliance status of accredited systems to ARxIUM stakeholders.
  • Handle all compliance reporting, correspondence, inspections, audits and inquiries.
  • Maintain oversight of ARxIUM secure access connections such as B2B. Establish and ensures ongoing viability of connectivity & user credentials.
  • Maintain oversight of vendor partners performing IA-related functions and ensures timely execution of all deliverables. Track activity and provide regular updates on vendor performance.
  • Identify and correlate C&A/RMF efforts with systems engineering development to maintain uninterrupted ATO/ATC status.
  • Coordinate all ARxIUM deliverables for C&A approval process events (i.e. Collaboration Meetings, package reviews, etc.).
  • Ensure that IA certification documentation is developed and maintained for defined systems according to current C&A guidance.
  • Review and endorse all IS accreditation or certification support documentation packages for the defined systems.
  • Maintain a repository for all C&A documentation and modifications pertaining to all accredited ARxIUM installations.
  • Ensure that responses to IA-related alerts are coordinated and reported.
  • Conduct and/or coordinate IA-related training for associates.
  • Establish and promote the maintenance of a safe, and incident free healthy work environment.
  • Responsible for recruiting and performance management of direct reports; ensures they are poised to meet the company objectives and goals; provides development opportunities, coaching and mentorship as well as execution of individualized Training and Development Plans (TDPs).
  • Provides fiscal leadership and continuous quality improvement principles and processes to improve quality and minimize operational expenses.


  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; excellent presentation and group facilitation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail and ability to manage aggressive deadlines and pay close attention; analytical
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including high energy level, maturity, and creativity, able to interact with all internal functional disciplines as well as customer personnel
  • Ability to lead and energize multidiscipline work teams to learn and apply new skills and techniques to respond to business needs
  • Excellent ability to train, develop, mentor and coach
  • Detailed understanding of IT and networked system architecture and design concepts.
  • Detailed understanding of Windows operating systems, as well as general knowledge of Oracle and SQL databases.
  • Expert understanding of current Information Assurance concepts.
  • Understanding of military medicine, pharmacy & IT organizational structure, military rank system, and communication protocol.
  • Good understanding of all product platforms.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to follow and interpret continually evolving IA requirements and changes.
  • Ability to implement processes resulting in satisfactory audit practices.
  • Strong decision making skills, excellent problem solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently.
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite (including PowerPoint, Office, Outlook, Visio, Excel, Project) Share Point.
  • Must clear initial government background check and comply with ongoing security requirements for government system access including, but not limited to, those required for issuance of DoD-sponsored Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Ability to travel as needed, less than 10%

Education and Experience:

This position requires broad training in fields such as business administration, accountancy, sales, marketing, computer sciences or similar vocations generally obtained through completion of a four year bachelor’s degree program or equivalent combination of experience and education; normally requires a minimum of ten (10) years directly related and progressively responsible experience.

  • Industry recognized Information Security certifications such as the CISSP, CISSP-ISSEP, GSLC required.
  • Direct experience executing all C&A related tasks for both branch specific and joint accreditation efforts.
  • Proven, expert knowledge with C&A and IA related issues specific to medical devices and their deployment in controlled operational environments.
  • Broad experience of challenges faced by commercial solution/product providers integrating their solutions into DoD computing environments.
  • Prior experience developing comprehensive C&A and IA solutions across all DoD branches (USA, USAF, USN, USMC).
  • Experience and hands on knowledge of integration with DoD enterprise solutions (i.e., e HBSS, DOD-PKI, WSUS, etc.).
  • Experience creating and maintaining relationships between ARxIUM, third party vendors, government customers and outside agencies.
  • IA manager will maintain broad and in-depth knowledge of all technologies employed in ARxIUM solutions and will possess a strong understanding of potential impacts integrating these technologies into DoD environments.
  • Ability to review and assess output from DoD automated scanning tools (i.e., Retina, Nessus, SCAP) and prioritize fix/response plans, ability to develop not only DoD system POA&Ms, but internal use only POA&Ms.
  • Robust experience developing compliance sustainment and RMF/mitigation strategies.
  • Experience developing long term strategies for commercial solution providers to enable ARxIUM to properly allocate development resources and to exploit competitive advantages of offering accredited solutions.
  • Comfortable with direct communications with senior ARxIUM and customer leadership.

If you want to play a crucial role in the modern-era pharmaceutical industry, then join our team! ARxIUM offers a competitive salary and benefits package including a company match 401K and opportunity for personal and professional growth. In addition, you will be eligible to participate in the ARxIUM Employee Profit Sharing Bonus Plan, intended to give employees the opportunity to increase their earnings by contributing to the profitability of ARxIUM.

Please note that candidates need to be eligible to work in the U.S. now and in the future without ARxIUM sponsorship for an employment-based visa.

ARxIUM is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and veteran. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status or other characteristics protected by law.

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