The Senior-Level Cybersecurity Assessment and Authorization A&A Specialist will provide guidance, oversight and expertise of security controls related to continuous monitoring, system changes, and compliance with the FISMA/NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) to assist with further ISSO data calls, developing the ISSO dashboard, update/audit 10% of the controls every month, and draft correspondence to the ISSO. The A&A specialist will be responsible verifying the implementation and maintenance of security controls in accordance with the Security Plan (SP) and federal policies. They will coordinate, facilitate, collect, process, and maintain artifacts that demonstrate continuous compliance with established policies and procedures by technical staff.
The ideal candidate will have base knowledge of the NIST RMF, cybersecurity principles and best practices. They will need a working knowledge of the NIST prescribed A&A processes, including security categorization, control selection, tailoring, documentation, assessment, and continuous monitoring. Proven experience working across one or more civilian government agencies is a plus.
US Citizenship and ability to obtain Top Secret level.
4+ years of experience supporting the A&A processes within a major federal agency, in accordance with the NIST RMF.
Strong technical writing skills and facilitation skills.
Understanding of contingency plan development, training, and testing.
4+ years’ technical experience supporting various Operating Systems (Windows and LINUX), networking and/or Cloud technologies.
Solid understanding of NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Certified Security +
Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.
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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.