Cyber Security Engineer

at Actalent
Published November 24, 2022
Location Madison, AL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  




Cyber Security Analyst Mid Level

As a Cyber Security Analyst, you will be a member of a team that supports the development and implementation of cyber security strategies and techniques in order to enhance Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) systems resiliency against existing and emerging cyber security threats and support organizations in accomplishing the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Authorization processes for those systems. Youll help review organizations current cyber policies, the coverage of those policies, and areas of risk. Youll evaluate how policies stack up to regulations, best practices, and industry standards. As you guide System Owners through understanding acceptable risk and availability, youll help develop a strategic cyber roadmap. Youll work with System Owners to help them operate securely as they navigate a constantly evolving IT/OT environment.


Evaluate Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) for compliance with published guidance including DoDI 8500, DoD 8510, NIST SP 800-30, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4, NIST SP 800-137, CNSSI 1253, and other Risk Management Framework (RMF) guidance.

Interpreting, explaining, and developing implementation strategies for DoD technical security guidance (i.e. STIGs, SRRs, etc.).

Interface with Information System Security Managers (ISSM) and System Owners to include reviewing documentation, such as System Security Plans (SSPs), risk assessment reports, Authorization Packages, and Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M)

Creation of enterprise/system security documentation (i.e. policies, standards, procedures, baselines, and guidelines).


A degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field. Experience can be substituted for a degree.

5 years of experience in a cyber security related field

Professional certification (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CISSP)

Active security clearance

Communication and interpersonal skills to convey findings and recommendations to a technically proficient audience

Experience with DoD cybersecurity strategies and policies

Experience with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS) system

Experience with patch management strategies, vulnerability management, and threat mitigation


security+, risk management, dod 8500, operating technology, cyber, artifacts

Top Skills Details:

security+,risk management,dod 8500,operating technology,cyber,artifacts

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

MUST HAVE - MID 1. 4-10 years' experience in risk management framework (RMF) 2. Professional certification (could be CompTIA, Security+, CISSP, or similar) 3. Experience in DoD space (DoD 8500, 8570, 8140) cyber security strategies 4. Eligible for cl

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.