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Certification & Accreditation Support Specialist-Technical Validator

Join our team of cyber pioneers with expertise and decades of experience defending and protecting some of the nation’s most valuable resources.  Through implementation of effective cybersecurity solutions, EmeSec supports security awareness, readiness, resilience and response to cyber incidents.  Our extensive customer base has benefited from the leading-edge work our security engineers and data scientists perform in maintaining and advancing situational awareness of the current cyber threat landscape. 

Job Description:

EmeSec is currently seeking a Security Control Assessor (SCA) -Validator to join our team in Adelphi – College Park, Maryland.  As a member on the Army Security Control Assessor (SCA) team this validator will be responsible for planning, analyzing, documenting, and reporting activities associated with the system security accreditation and authorization (A&A) process.  EmeSec is currently seeking a Security Control Assessor (SCA) -Validator to join our team in Adelphi – College Park, Maryland. As a member on the Army Security Control Assessor (SCA) team this validator will be responsible for planning, analyzing, documenting, and reporting activities associated with the system security accreditation and authorization (A&A) process.Qualifications
 

Key Responsibilities: 

Performing comprehensive security assessments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
Utilize knowledge of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability Levels and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53 controls associated with each level
Analyzing IA systems in unclassified and classified environments for compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Instruction, Department of Defense (DoD), US Army security configuration requirements, and industry best practices
Responsible for documentation review; reading over policy and procedures, SOPs, previous accreditation documents; compiling and generating deliverables (RMF scorecard, findings, risk and mitigation recommendations); posting those deliverables to the customer (email, and e-MASS)
Reviewing Information Assurance Controls with the customer for specific applicability and compliancy
Limited travel may be required to certify information systems using the Risk management Framework (RMF)

Basic Qualifications:  

  • 5 years’ Experience performing comprehensive security assessments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Experience analyzing Information Assurance systems in unclassified and classified environments for compliance
  • Experience in planning, analyzing, documenting, and reporting activities associated with the system security accreditation and authorization (A&A) process
  • Knowledge of NIST, CNSS, DoD, and Army policies, regulations, and guidelines
  • Bachelors’ Degree or a total of 12 years relevant work experience
  • Minimum 8 years of working experience in Information Systems including Information Technology security,(cybersecurity) or project management
  • Ability to maintain an active clearance
  • Ability to obtain a DoD 8570 CNDSP Auditor certification
  • Willingness to travel up to 25%

 

EmeSec offers an excellent benefits package, an award winning talent development program, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce. 

EmeSec is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

 

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