Cybersecurity RMF ISSE Level 5

at Nesco Resource
Location Frederick, MD
Date Posted March 26, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


DoD Secret: Cybersecurity RMF ISSE Level 5

Government contract

Client is seeking candidates with Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience to join a team supporting the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Security Solutions Division (SDD). Team will be on site full-time on Fort Detrick Army base in Frederick, Maryland.

Position Description:
Employee will serve in a Senior ISSE support role and perform tasks related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A) and cybersecurity under DHA to obtain and maintain Authorizations to Operate (Client) for assigned DoD medical systems (i.e., applications, networks, devices).

Primary Responsibilities:
Support team in a Senior ISSE capacity for multiple information systems
Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on one or more technologies/skills related to A&A activities
Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs
Provide solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of expertise and creativity. Problems are broadly defined and solutions require the continuation of specialized theories and knowledge
Actively lead and participate in regular A&A status meetings with government and contract personnel to facilitate progress and address potential issues of RMF system efforts
Participate in sessions aimed at identifying, planning, and executing strategies in response to emerging cybersecurity/RMF policies
Maintain awareness and knowledge of evolving security and risk management standards and communicate and apply relevant changes to existing processes

Day-to-day tasks may include the following:
Lead or attend meetings with SDD stakeholders to discuss statuses of efforts
Assess system compliance against NIST, DoD, and DHA security requirements to include the NIST 800-53 controls and DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs)
Produce evidence as necessary to support compliance status of NIST, DoD, and DHA security requirements
Analyze vulnerability scans of information systems and assist in remediation tasks
Submit weekly reports to DHA leadership regarding system/program status
Develop, update, and/or review RMF documentation to include Security Plans, Implementation Plans, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and Risk Assessment Reports
Coordinate with other system SMEs to identify and develop authorization boundary diagrams, architecture diagrams, and hardware and software inventories

Minimum Qualifications:
BS degree and fifteen (15) years of experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology, or eighteen (18) years of hands-on experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology
Active DoD Secret security clearance
DoD 8570-compliant
Demonstrated expert-level experience with Risk Management Framework (experience under DHA a plus)
Demonstrated efficiency and expert-level experience in RMF package development, including POA&Ms (mitigation statements), Security Plans, Risk Assessments, architecture diagrams, asset inventories, and system/site policies, procedures, and processes
Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)
Experience in assessing systems using NIST 800-53, DISA STIGs/SRGs, and ACAS
Familiarity and experience with the DoD tool eMASS
Excellent customer service and organization skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Familiarity with NIST publications
Ability to work on site 40 hours a week on Fort Detrick Army base

Additional Qualifications a Plus:
Experience working under DHA
Experience with HBSS
Experience in RMF policy development, process improvement, and strategy implementation
Knowledge in Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS)
Knowledge in one or more of the following technologies:
o Medical devices
o Windows
o Linux/Unix
o Network Devices
o Databases MS SQL, Oracle
o VMWare Virtualization

Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.

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