Cyber Security Specialist

Andrews Air Force Base, MD | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 07/13/2018 Job ID: 226784 Industry: IT


Softworld’ s defense client is hiring a Cyber Security Specialist to assist in building out a Security Operations Center for the government customer. This individual will perform cyber security activities in accordance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and develop HAF level documents for senior leadership.


Due to United States Government regulations in handling classified information, Candidate must currently possess a Department of Defense Active Secret Clearance.


The candidate MUST:
  • Have a broad knowledge of policies, concepts, staff and operating functions, and procedures affecting combat support functions, modeling & simulation, and automated information systems management at various levels of command throughout the Air Force and DoD
  • Thorough knowledge of HQ USAF organization and function
  • Posses the analytical skills necessary for the determination, programming and defense of current and long-range requirements
  • Be knowledgeable of information technology; servers, OS, encryption solutions, communications paths, and access control methods
  • Be able to understand, interpret, and analyze specific security guidance documents including DISA STIGS, NIST Special Publications, OMB guidance, and CJCS guidance
  • Have a competent use of staff procedures to include a thorough understanding of the administrative requirements to develop a fully coordinated staff package
  • Be able to work as part of a team implementing RMF and Air Force compliance requirements
  • Be able to work with and provide guidance to system managers and security analysts to resolve security related problems
  • Be able to understand, interpret, and analyze tests and test results for systems tested
  • Have written and oral communication skills appropriate for the HAF, DoD and JCS level
  • CISSP certification is desired
  • Active U.S. Government SECRET Security Clearance
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