DoD Secret – Cybersecurity RMF Engineer

at Nesco Resource
Location North Charleston, SC
Date Posted November 18, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

DoD Secret: Cybersecurity RMF Engineer/SME 5 Senior ISSO

•**DoD Position - Only Secret DoD Suppliers can submit candidates***

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).

•*Note: This position is remote, but candidate must be available for EST conference calls and able to travel (up to 35%) as required by the customer.

Position Description:
Employee will serve in a Senior ISSO 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). This position will be part of a team developing recommended courses of action needed to transition current policies and procedures to the DHA RMF-approved processes.

Primary Responsibilities:
Support Team Lead by assisting with management and execution of RMF activities for various information systems
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
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
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
Provide training and support for team ISSOs as necessary

Day-to-day tasks may include the following:
Lead or attend meetings with SDD stakeholders to discuss statuses of efforts
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
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
Work with system administrators, engineers, and developers to create or update system/site policies, procedures, and process guides
Analyze vulnerability scans of information systems and assist in remediation tasks

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 (CompTIA Security+ certified)
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 in assessing systems using NIST 800-53 and DISA STIGs and SRGs
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 travel up to 25-35%
Ability to attend on-site meetings in the DC area as required by government clients and project leads

Additional Qualifications a Plus:
Experience working under DHA
Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Host Based Security System (HBSS)
Experience in RMF policy development 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

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 (CompTIA Security+ certified)
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 in assessing systems using NIST 800-53 and DISA STIGs and SRGs
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 travel up to 25-35%
Ability to attend on-site meetings in the DC area as required by government clients and project leads

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

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

Additional Qualifications a Plus:
Experience working under DHA
Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Host Based Security System (HBSS)
Experience in RMF policy development 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

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