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Huntington Ingalls Industries Information Assurance Test Engineer - 18904 in Scott AFB, Illinois

Information Assurance Test Engineer - 18904

Position Location Scott AFB, IL

Requisition # 18904

# of Openings 1

HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII-MDIS is currently seeking an Information Assurance Test Engineer to work out of their Scott AFB, IL, office.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review AF customer certification requests via the Application Request Worksheet (ARW). Review ARW for completeness to include software documentation and add each new request into the AF EPL SharePoint site. The review shall include items of functionality, supportability, operability, compatibility and security. Provide feedback to the AF customer and assist customers throughout the software certification process using the AF EPL SharePoint site.

  • Review the software product installation documentation. Ready the test environment for software product installation on the latest AF Standard Desktop Configuration, DoD Server Core Configuration, web or mobile hosting environment.

  • Perform the software product installation and conduct assessment tests that shall at a minimum include supportability, operability, compatibility and security of the installed software product. The contractor shall conduct assessment tests in the Representative AFNet Validation Environment (RAVE) or other networking environments. Analyze results and present findings in a Certification Memo that identifies any found vulnerabilities and any possible mitigation. Should the software product have any identified immitigable vulnerabilities, the contractor will then coordinate with the software product sponsor to determine if the vendor has a possible mitigation.

  • The contractor shall provide the Certification Memo and test results to AFNIC for submission to the AF Security Control Assessor for certification and inclusion in the AF EPL. The contractor shall use the AF EPL SharePoint site to monitor and update the status of each certification request through each phase of the software certification process and provide metrics to AFNIC.

  • The contractor shall elevate unresolvable course-of-action mitigation to AFNIC government representatives for resolution.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Certification: Minimum is DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance-Technical (IAT) Level II certification.

  • Microsoft (MS) Windows operating systems computing environment certification

  • Three (3) years’ experience as a system/software tester, system administrator, and/or client support technician


  • Software/web development experience a strong plus


  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

  • Must possess and maintain a Secret clearance

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.