Assessment & Authorization Specialist

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Information Security
Tampa, Florida

REQ#: RQ110412

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: SSBI (T5)
Requisition Type: Regular

ARMA-Global is seeking a Cybersecurity Assessment and Authorization Specialist to participate as a member of an integrated government/contractor team of technical and functional experts in the conduct of cybersecurity at USSOCOM. The office monitors USSOCOM networks and systems for cyber threats and works with stakeholders to mitigate and remediate identified cyber vulnerabilities. This position will be responsible for implementing and monitoring necessary security controls to maintain an Authorization to Operate (ATO). Track and maintain certification information databases, websites and tools to ensure that networks, systems and devices are properly documented and managed from a security perspective.


    • Conducts IA program/system security status assessments and supports the development of IA program(s) including the development of IA policy and procedures.  
    • Provides security planning for system development lifecycle. 
    • Conducts system security planning and provides security documentation support. 
    • Conducts qualitative/quantitative risk assessments.
    • Supports and leads the development of assessment and authorization documents and artifacts. 
    • Tracks organizational IA compliance, ensures necessary remediation needs are communicated, tracks remediation through completion and ensures necessary IA documentation is accurate and in order. 
    • Develops and/or implements corrective courses of action for findings identified during these assessments.


    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field and 5 years of Information Security related experience. (Additional Education, Training, Certifications, or work experience can be substituted in lieu of degree or work experience)
    • DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification Required.

    Desired Qualifications:

    • CISSP Certification is preferred


    About Our Work

    We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

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    GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.