Cybersecurity Assessment and Authorization Analyst

Contract W2, Contract Independent, C2H W2, C2H Independent, Full Time
$100000 - $105000 yr

Job Description

Data Systems Analysts has an immediate opening for a Cyber Security Assessment and Authorization Analyst that can integrate tightly into a Government team where the individual staff members are all expert in their subject areas. This position requires a Cyber analyst who can support development and analysis of Assessment & Authorization (A&A) and Life Cycle Management documentation of systems and/or networks. Assist with the development and maintenance of all necessary A&A documents for achieving an Authority To Operate (ATO) on geographically dispersed hardware and software. Provide coordination, tracking, and management through all aspects of the initial and recurring A&A process for the PM. Maintain responsibility for continuous monitoring of Cybersecurity and privacy policies, programs, compliance artifacts, and standards in support of government security compliance, systems accreditation, and management.

This work is expected to be accomplished from a Ft Meade, MD Government location with potential infrequent local travel.
* Demonstrated knowledge as an IA/Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) concerning C&A/A&A activities and all associated IA policies and procedures
* Experience with supporting Information Assurance (IA) or A&A efforts for DoD systems
* Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
* Experience using the RMF to support the A&A process, including analyzing the development of supporting policies, procedures, and plans, designing and implementing security controls, testing and validating security controls, and analyzing and tracking corrective action plans
* Experience with continuous monitoring and plans of action and milestones (POA&M) management
* Experience with A&A on hardware and software operating in geographically dispersed locations
* Experience with assessing systems deployed in Cloud Environments
* Provide technical guidance in the development and revision of customer information security policies
* Experience with leveraging tools, including ACAS, CMRS, and eMASS preferred
* Experience with assessing organizational risks and recommending mitigation strategies
* Knowledge of NIST 800 series publications
* Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
* DoD 8570.01 IAM Level III Certification, including Security+ CE
* Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related Cybersecurity discipline
* 5-7+ years of experience with certification and accreditation (C&A) or A&A
* DoD 8570.01 IAM Level III Certification, including Security+ CE desired

This is contingent upon award.

MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET DOD CLEARANCE ; this will be verified prior to interview. Therefore, only US Citizens can be considered for this position.

Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.Our culture embracestraining and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone, and our leadership training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers to action, and reinforceDSA's guiding principlessince 1963.
We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).DSAemployees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market that include a Vanguard 401K.
DSA provides equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status; race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Dice Id : 10119839
Position Id : 21-00036
Originally Posted : 7 months ago
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