FedRAMP Cloud Cybersecurity Analyst – Security Clearance Required

at ASRC Federal
Published September 20, 2023
Location Quantico, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


OVERVIEW: DCSA requires Cybersecurity Cloud support to maintain IT infrastructure, applications, and any new development projects in the cloud. As such, technical analysis, research, evaluation, and technical guidelines shall be performed to accomplish the needed support. The workload for the Cybersecurity Analyst will vary depending on the number of active developments including Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) governance tier level as well as other technical evaluations required by DCSA.   JOB DESCRIPTION:   Prior support of FedRAMP activities for cloud hosted systems such as eMASS Package (ex: Readiness Assessment Report (RAR), System Security Plan (SSP), Plan of actions & Milestones (POA&M), etc. Review, Audit, and validate compliance of DCSA systems Secure Cloud Computing Architecture (SCCA) to ensure cloud systems connections to the Boundary CAP (BCAP) and Virtual Datacenter Security Stack (VDSS) are implemented in accordance with the cloud Security Requirements Guide (SRG) including support for the internal implementation of the Visual Data Management System (VDMS) solutions internally. Perform periodic cyber security control assessments of IT cloud systems, identify potential risks and gaps, and make recommendations and implement cloud security improvements based on industry standards and best practices. Perform Cyber Security Impact Assessments and Risk Assessments for new and existing cloud systems, determine security posture and viability for organizational use, and make recommendations for cloud security architectures and controls. Provide support for the internal Information Security Continuous Monitoring Program for authorization to operate and ongoing authorization approvals for cloud-based IT systems. Experience working with Third Party Assessment Organizations (3PAO) Participation with the DISA Cloud Joint Verification Team (JVT) Team  Assist the Product Managers (PMs) and/or Program Management Office (PMO) with cyber security audits and assessments of cloud systems including programmatic reviews and management of corrective action plans. Participated in reviews of Information System Agreement (ISA) / Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), Whitelisting, etc. Worked with the solution engineers to identify best practices and methods required by the FedRAMP PMO to configure and operate within the NIST SP 800 series of controls. Assist with non-cloud systems authorization efforts utilizing the Risk Management Framework (RMF). Demonstrated experience with research and analysis of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and Government-Off-The-Shelf (GOTS) and IA-enabled products as part of the security architecture and ensure products are National Security Telecommunications and Information Systems Security Policy Number 11 (NSTISSP-11) compliant and validated via the NIAP Common Criteria Evaluation and Validation Scheme or NIST Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP).   WORK ENVIROMENT: Hybrid work schedule available dependent on work demands. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: At least three (3) Years of Cloud Cybersecurity experience. Be able to maintain TS/SCI clearance and access to require to DoD systems including NIPRNet, SIPRNet, and JWICS. Knowledge of Federal/DoD IT and Cloud security policies, IT configuration tools, Network Security, and other applicable Cybersecurity Policies. Understanding and familiarity with cloud architectures (e.g., SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), common commercial cloud systems (e.g., AWS, Microsoft 365, etc.) as well as specific DOD cloud architecture BCAP, ICAP, SCCA, cloud security solutions (e.g., Cloud Access Security Broker, Multi-factor Authentication, Zero Trust Architecture). Good Understanding of DOD cyber security standards and methodologies including NIST 800-53 Cyber Security Controls, the FedRAMP, the DODI 8510.01 RMF, FISMA, and NIST 800-37 Risk Management. Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.   EDUCATION: At least an Associates Bachelor’s Degree, in Cybersecurity, and/or Information Systems Management Bachelor’s Degree, in Cybersecurity, and/or Information Systems Management preferred   CERTIFICATION(s): Required to have a cloud certification and DD8140/DoD8570.01-M IASAE level I or IAM level II or IAT level II at time of onboarding. Multiple cloud certifications preferred.   CLEARANCE LEVEL: Active TS with the ability to obtain a SCI Clearance ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.