Cyber Security Engineer - Security Control Assessor Representative (SCA-R)

Clearance Level
Information Security
Huntsville, Alabama

REQ#: RQ70101

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

SCA-R Job Description

  • Works with SCARs, SCAs, Information System Security Managers (ISSM), Program Managers (PM), and Authorizing Official (AO) representatives. This position provides the opportunity to exercise and develop customer relationship. The successful candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with the desire to make a difference.
  • Knowledge and experience working with the DoD’s Cybersecurity processes, Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, NIST SP 800-53 security controls, DoDI 8510.01, Army Regulation 25-2, and eMASS is required.
  • A DoD 8570 IASAE Level II certification (CISSP/CASP/CSSLP) is required at start (no waivers)
  • Review various information system's RMF Assess and Authorize (A&A;) packages in eMASS including security control test results, System Security Plan (SSP), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M;), accreditation boundary diagrams, and Security Assessment Report (SAR)
  • Review documentation to ensure that established security requirements are adequately addressed and sustained
  • Render initial ATO recommendation for the information system, provide guidance to various System Owners, Program Management Offices, Organizational ISSMs, and ISSOs on RMF A&A.
  • Make ATO recommendations to Security Control Assessor (SCA) and Authorizing Official (AO)
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • MUST HAVE DoD 8570 IASAE Level II certification (CISSP/CASP/CSSLP) to interview
  • Bachelor s degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in Cybersecurity or Information Technology related fields
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Secret (or Interim) clearance is required at hire and must be maintained

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with A&A processes, ATO requirements, and SCA/AO requirements
  • General understanding of computer networks, hardware, databases, applications, security components, computer operations, and operating system maintenance.
  • An individual with high integrity, strong work ethic and initiative, and capable of building strong, trusting relationships
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.

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.