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Security Control Assessor (SCA) Policy Validator

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Full Time
D.C. Metro

 

Level: II

Location: Adelphi. MD

 

Position Description:

As a Security Control Assessor (SCA) – Policy Validator and member of a Department of Defense Security Control Assessor (SCA) team; a well-qualified candidate will be responsible for planning, analyzing, documenting, and reporting activities associated with the system security accreditation and authorization (A&A) process.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performing comprehensive security assessments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Utilize knowledge of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability Levels and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53 controls associated with each level
  • Analyzing IA systems in unclassified and classified environments for compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Instruction, Department of Defense (DoD), US Army security configuration requirements, and industry best practices
  • Responsible for documentation review; reading over policy and procedures, SOPs, previous accreditation documents; compiling and generating deliverables (RMF scorecard, findings, risk and mitigation recommendations); posting those deliverables to the customer (email, and e-MASS)
  • Reviewing Information Assurance Controls with the customer for specific applicability and compliancy
  • Occasional travel is required to certify information systems using the Risk management Framework (RMF)
  • Experience performing comprehensive security assessments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Experience analyzing Information Assurance systems in unclassified and classified environments for compliance
  • Experience in planning, analyzing, documenting, and reporting activities associated with the system security accreditation and authorization (A&A) process
  • Knowledge of NIST, CNSS, DoD, and Army policies, regulations, and guidelines
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or a total of 12 years relevant work experience
  • 8 years of working experience in Information Systems including Information Technology security, (cybersecurity) or project management
  • Ability to maintain an active clearance
  • Ability to o Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-pasted environment and to work independently obtain a DoD 8570 CNDSP Auditor certification

 

 

TOP SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED

 

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