• Risk Analyst / Security Controls Assessor

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/13/2019 12:01 PM)
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  • Overview

    Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (SE Solutions) is a proven, results-focused cybersecurity, management, and information technology services firm committed to support federal agencies that focus on protecting and defending our nation’s homeland security, intelligence, and stability. In a rapidly changing threat landscape, we have the organizational agility, deep homeland security experience, cultural insight and multidisciplinary expertise to help our customers accomplish today’s mission and anticipate tomorrow’s demands, efficiently and cost-effectively.


    SE Solutions professionals work with our federal agency customers in the administration and oversight of large government programs and initiatives.  As a member of one of our DHS support teams, you will play an important role performing a wide array of security compliance and oversight tasks to successfully accredit and maintain accreditation of critical information systems.


    As a member of one of our DHS support teams, you will play an important role performing a wide array of IT Security, Cyber Security, and Information System Security Officer (ISSO) support activities, including: 

    • Assess the organization’s existing IT security program, work products, and tools in relation to key agency mission, security goals, and objectives.  
    • Develop, engineer and implement sustainable security solutions designed to address program gaps.
    • Assess and articulate risk in relation to mission/business objectives and processes.
    • Document security processes and status in support of security authorization (also referred to as C&A or A&A) activities.


    Minimum Education

    • Bachelors Degree or higher; preferably in computer science, information technology, or a related field

    Minimum Years of Relevant Experience  

    • 5 or more years within the information technology domain
    • 5 or more years directly supporting security of IT systems

    Required Skills  

    • Familiarity with one or more of DHS Directive 4300A, FIPS Pubs 199 & 200, and NIST Special Pubs 800-30, 800-37, 800-39, 800-53, 800-60
    • Experience as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO)
    • Experience with Vulnerability, Configuration, and Asset Management tools in support of Continuous Monitoring
    • Experience with POA&M management
    • Performing Security Authorization
    • Performing Risk Analysis and Assessment
    • Experience with XACTA or similar tool
    • CAP, Security +, CISSP or DoD 8140 equivalent


    The candidate should be able to support a minimum of four of the areas listed:  

    • Security Control Assessment
    • Security Code Analysis
    • Product Evaluation
    • Document Review and Security Technical Writing
    • Risk Assessment and Risk Management
    • Policy and Audit Services


    Demonstrated capabilities performing the following is required: 

    • Ensuring the automated monitoring of information system assets through Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) tools and sensors;
    • Maintaining an asset inventory of hardware and software within the program/development offices or field site facility;
    • Ensuring that security requirements for the assigned major application or general support system are being or shall be met;
    • Ensuring that requests for Security Authorization (SA, also commonly referred to as Assessment & Authorization or Certification and Accreditation) of assigned major application or general support systems are completed in accordance with the published procedures;
    • Coordinating the development of a Contingency Plan and ensuring that the plan is tested and maintained;
    • Ensuring risk analyses are completed to determine cost-effective and essential safeguards in alignment with government and industry best practice (e.g. NIST 800-30, 37, 39);
    • Ensuring preparation of security plans for sensitive systems and networks;
    • Reporting IT security incidents (including computer viruses) in accordance with established procedures;
    • Reporting security incidents not involving IT resources to the appropriate security office; and representing the security team as part of change management for assigned information systems.

    About SE Solutions

    Strategic Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (SE Solutions), is a small business serving federal agencies that protect our nation’s security and defend our fellow citizens’ safety. We bring homeland security experience, organizational agility, and multidisciplinary expertise to help our clients respond to a rapidly changing threat landscape, accomplish today’s mission, and anticipate tomorrow’s demands. For more information, visithttp://www.sesolutions.com.


    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. SE Solutions participates in the E-Verify program. 




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