Cybersecurity Specialist – Intermediate

Published February 9, 2024
Location Huntsville, AL
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Details

Job Location
HUNTSVILLE, AL 1 - Huntsville, AL

Position Type
Full Time


Position Overview

As a Cybersecurity Specialist II on our team, you will be supporting a Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and respective systems ISSMs/ISSOs with oversight Authorization & Accreditation activities under the Risk Management Framework (RMF). You will leverage your cybersecurity experience to assist our team in reviewing and coordinating submission of system authorization packages, assessing configuration controls, ensuring application of cybersecurity policies and best practices, and monitoring and reporting system cybersecurity statuses to MDA stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with system developers and administrators to guide systems to authorization
  • Provide quality review of system authorization packages, controls, and artifacts in eMASS
  • Expected to organize and participate in meetings as it relates to the job function
  • Manages information security implications within the organization as directed by leadership
  • Assist in development and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures for cybersecurity management
  • Works without considerable direction.


Required Skills (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework and DoD authorization processes
  • Experience utilizing eMASS, Xacta, or similar compliance tools
  • Capable of reviewing controls and package artifacts for validity
  • Able to lead the assessment of artifacts and guide the authorization of responsible systems either independently or as a team

Additional desired skills/experience:

  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and effectively engage multiple stakeholders
  • 2+ years of IAM experience in the DoD Environment preferred


  • Secret


  • DoD 8570 Information Assurance Management (IAM-II) Certification

Years of Experience/Education Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in Information Technology (IT), including 5+ years of experience in Information Assurance Management (IAM)

Additional Information

  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain all job duties required of the employee. There may be additional activities, duties and/or responsibilities that are required for this position that are not listed in this job description.
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