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Senior Security Control Assessor

Company: SecuriGence LLC
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Senior Security Control Assessor

Location: Arlington, Virginia

Clearance Level: Top Secret Clearance


We deliver essential technology services to our customers in support of their missions to sustain the national security and economic interest of our nation. SecuriGence is seeking a talented Senior Security Control Assessor to help contribute to our success. Come help us solve problems with Innovation Through Intelligence.


  • Advise the Information System Owner (ISO) concerning the impact levels for Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability for the information on systems.
  • Ensure security assessments are completed for each IS.
  • Initiate a POA&M with identified weaknesses and suspense dates for each IS based on findings and recommendations from the SAR.
  • Evaluate security assessment documentation and provide written recommendations for security authorization to the CISO and AO.
  • Assess proposed changes to Information Systems, their environment of operation, and mission needs that could affect system authorization.
  • Serve as a cybersecurity technical advisor to the CISO and AO under their purview.
  • Be integral to the development of the monitoring strategy. The system-level continuous monitoring strategy must conform to all applicable published DoD enterprise-level or DoD Component-level continuous monitoring strategies.
  • Determine and document in the SAR a risk level for every noncompliant security control in the system baseline.
  • Determine and document in the SAR an aggregate level of risk to the system and identify the key drivers for the assessment. The SCA's risk assessment considers threats, vulnerabilities, and potential impacts as well as existing and planned risk mitigation.
  • Develop the continuous monitoring plan specific to the information system.
    Required Skills and Experience:
    • 12+ years' related IT experience.
    • Strong knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) 800-37 and continuous monitoring 800-137
    • Expert knowledge and hands-on experience with FISMA Systems, NIST 800-series guidelines, FIPS, Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) requirements and processes, Continuous Monitoring Framework experience and its tools, Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) policies, and vulnerability/patch management, risk management, project management, proficient with Microsoft products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
    • Proficient with vulnerability and scanning tools and well-versed in interpreting risk posture resulting from assessment reports. Experience in project management and tracking, and the Microsoft suite of office products
    • Experience of assessing cloud-based security authorizations (FedRamp, AWS & Azure) as well as the NIST control responsibilities
    • Experience with SAP/JSIG
    • Expert with documenting and or reviewing of security materials such as; system security plans (SSP), Security Assessment Report (SAR), and Security Assessment Plan (SAP), and other documents per NIST 800 guidelines.
    • Experience supporting cloud-based security authorizations (FedRamp, AWS, & Azure)
    • Experience creating Security Assessment Plans, Security Assessment Reports, and Executive-level briefings
      • Bachelor's degree or higher. Can be substituted for Associate's degree with 2+ years of relevant experience or 4 years relevant experience.
      • Top-Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility is required.
      • Performing work onsite is required.

        SecuriGence LLC (SG) is an agile, Veteran-owned small business headquartered in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. Established in April 2010 we have been supporting the Department of Defense and other United States Civil agencies in Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Software Development, Cyber Security, and Cloud/Virtualization Management.

        SecuriGence provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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