Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs just under 1600 professionals. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.

At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company’s success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website at

Aug 18, 2022  
$72,000 - $120,000 yearly
The Applied Electronics Division of Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) in Cypress, CA is seeking a full-time ISSM / LAN Administrator. They will be joining our growing office with lots of opportunities for growth. A successful candidate will be familiar with the 32 CFR Part 117, DAAPM, NIST RMF, DoDM 5205.07, and/or JSIG IS requirements.  They will have strong written and oral communication skills to maintain a relationship with our ISSP and other mission partners. ARA is searching for a candidate who takes the initiative and creates decisive paths to complete tasks. This person will need to work well in a team environment with a commitment to ensure security awareness and techniques are communicated effectively across the infrastructure. As I nformation Systems Security Manager ( ISSM) , the right candidate must be able to: ·       Develop RMF accreditation packages and assist in maintaining Authorization to Operate (ATO) certifications for networked systems and...
Applied Research Associates, Inc. Cypress, CA, USA Full-Time
Aug 18, 2022  
$64,000 - $106,000 yearly
ARA is seeking an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to join our team in Dayton, OH. In this role, you will be responsible for a portfolio of classified programs. You will support information system full life cycle activities including scoping information systems for new programs, preparing accreditation/certification packages in accordance with relevant regulations and standards, maintenance and monitoring of operational systems, system upgrades and feature additions during program execution, and system decommission and de-certification activities. The Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) shall develop RMF accreditation packages and assist in maintaining Authorization to Operate (ATO) certifications for networked systems and applications used by the organization. The ISSM is responsible for the development of information system documentation and the provision of a designated set of common controls for the authorization package, including the executive summary,...
Applied Research Associates, Inc. Centerville, OH, USA Full-Time