Security Controls Assessor

Clearance Level
Other
Category
Information Security
Location
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ96455

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking for a Security Controls Assessor to evaluate IT systems for compliance with FISMA controls (NIST 800-53); Drafts/updates SAR. As a Controls Assessor, perform the following tasks:

  • Evaluate IT systems for compliance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) artifacts required for FISMA Compliance and controls (NIST 800-53)
  • Coordinate with Operations and Maintenance (O&M) teams to drive compliance with Security Controls and requirements
  • Work with System Owners to draft achievable Plans of Actions & Milestones (POA&Ms) to remediate findings
  • Monitor and reporting on POA&M remediation activities
  • Serve as a Point of Contact (POC) for cyber security questions
  • Advise System Owners on cyber security best practices
  • Provide clarification on cyber security policies and regulations
  • Coordinate with Information System Security Managers (ISSMs) and Operations and Maintenance (O&M) teams in support of account approvals
  • Draft/ update SAR
  • Coordinate with Security Engineering and O&M teams to identify and document system asset data
  • Coordination with security and O&M teams to report and mitigate vulnerabilities

Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.

Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.

Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.

Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.

Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.

Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans.

Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.

Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure.

Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports.

Conducts investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management.

Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices.

Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications.

Develops materials for computer security education/awareness programs.

Provides recommendations to clients on information assurance engineering standards, implementation dependencies, and changing information assurance related technologies.

Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.

Provides advanced guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.

May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents.

Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience.

Required

Clearance TS

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.