Security Control Assessor (SCA)            Job# JOTC0067                                                 

Location: Palmdale, CA

Clearance: Top Secret to be eligible for consideration

The SCA is responsible for conducting a comprehensive assessment of the management, operational, and technical security controls employed within or inherited by an IS to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (i.e., the extent to which the controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for the system). SCAs also provide an assessment of the severity of weaknesses or deficiencies discovered in the IS and its environment of operation and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities. Responsibilities will cover Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities within the customer’s area of responsibility.

 

Performance shall include:

  • Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAP network infrastructures

  • Perform analysis of network security, based upon the DCID 6/3, DITSCAP, DIACAP, and NISPOM Chapter 8 certification and accreditation process; advise customer on IT certification and accreditation issues

  • Perform risk assessments and make recommendations to customers

  • Advise government program managers on security testing methodologies and processes

  • Evaluate certification documentation and provide written recommendations for accreditation to government PM’s

  • Periodically review system security to accommodate changes to policy or technology

  • Evaluate IT threats and vulnerabilities to determine whether additional safeguards are needed

  • Advise the government concerning the impact levels for Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability for the information on a system

  • Ensure that certification is accomplished for each information system

  • Develop, implement, provide guidance, and enforce AIS security policies and procedures

  • Ensure that all ISSOs, network administrators, and other AIS personnel receive the necessary technical and security training to carry out their duties

  • Develop, review, endorse, and recommend action by the Designated Approval Authority (DAA) of system certification documentation International Accreditation Service

  • Maintain a repository for all system certification/accreditation documentation and modifications

  • Coordinate AIS security inspections, tests, and reviews

  • Develop policies and procedures for responding to security incidents, and for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents

  • Ensure proper protection or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered within a system

Experience:

  • 7 – 9 years related experience

  • Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in SAP and Collateral Information Systems (IS) Security and the implementation of regulations identified in the description of duties

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience (4 years) 

Certifications:

  • Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 3 within 6 months of the date of hire

Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret with SCI Eligibility

  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information

  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

 

Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate DCIDs/JAFANs and other guiding policy documents

  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision

  • Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

To apply send resume to Norris@FlexSR.com

Attn Security Control Assessor (JOTC0067)

 

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