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Senior Systems Owner Support (SOS) Analysts            Job ID# JCDS0102


Location: Springfield, VA 

Clearance: SECRET with ability to obtain a Top-Secret 

Job Type: Full-Time

Agency: Dept of State

Client has an immediate opening for a Senior Systems Owner Support (SOS) Analysts.  The position will require significant interaction with the DoS and contractor staff and with the DoS Information Assurance (IA) office. The work location is in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area but may require CONUS travel for short trips.


  • Provide guidance to and coordinating the efforts of relevant system operators across the environment.

  • Interview system owners and operators to elicit and complete system security plans (SSPs), continuity of operations plans (CoOPs), policies and procedures, and other relevant documentation.

  • Compile and submit A&A packages for IA security control assessor (SCA) review and assessment.

  • Work collaboratively with system owners and operators to respond to SCA findings and identify, implement, and document mitigating controls.

  • Support and interact with customers, at the highest levels, as required.



Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent; and 6+ years related experience.

  • Hands-on experience with traditional A&A using NIST Special Publications (SPs) including SP800-53 Rev 3 and SP800-37 / SP800-37 Rev 1. (Only having DIACAP or DITSCAP experience is not acceptable).


Desired Experience/Skills/Attributes:

  • A&A-related project leadership experience

  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • A relevant hands-on technical certification (e.g., Microsoft MCSE)

  • ITIL® Foundation certification

  • Experience with, and knowledge of, IT security architecture and engineering

  • Familiarity with DoS environment (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies and procedures), Foreign Affairs Handbooks (FAHs), Foreign Affairs Manuals (FAMs) and DoS IRM/IA C&A Tool Kit, CNSSI 1253 and DIACAP


One of the following certifications:

o   ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
o   SCP Security Certified Network Architect (SCNA)
o   (ISC)2 Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
o   GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA)
o   (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

To apply send resume to

Attn SOS (Job#JCDS0102)




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