Senior Cybersecurity Specialist

Crystal City, VA

Posted: 09/06/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 227275

The Cybersecurity Officer will support the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program based in Crystal City, VA. The selected candidate should have recent experience with the development of DOD Certification & Accreditation (C&A) or Authorization & Assessment (A&A) packages. This position will also require:

  • Demonstrated experience to support and maintain security processes, procedures, and policies for all platforms and networks
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and drafting project milestones, progress monitoring, quality control, maintenance, or training documentation related to information assurance activities
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of DIACAP/RMF JAFAN/JSIG policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in FISMA compliance
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of DISA Security Technical Implementation guides and DoD compliance scanning tools
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and assisting in the implementation and maintenance of new security technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in managing Automated Information Systems associated with Unclassified, Secret, and Special Access programs
  • Demonstrated experience to develop solutions to problems relating to improvement of information assurance effectiveness, work methods, and resources requirements, utilization or control
  • Demonstrated experience in the use of automated management information systems in performing fact finding, analytical, and advisory functions related to information assurance activities
  • Experience as a Security Control Assessor (SCA) is highly desired
  • Experience with eMass (NIPR and SIPR) or Xacta software  for A&A is highly desired
  • Training in the any of the following is desired: HBSS, ACAS, CMRS, SNAP, GIAP, PPS Registry, and DISA Whitelist. 


The selected candidate should have:

  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to listen, understand and translate client requirements
  • Ability to effectively manage conflict, and affect adequate solutions
  • Strategic planning skills, organizational skills, operating skills, and strong leadership
  • Must be knowledgeable in best practices and the use of IT methodologies
  • Must be able to lead projects on varying scales, and work with technical teams on all levels and disciplines
  • Must understand business processes and have the ability to thoroughly understand the technology to address client’ s requirements


  < h2 xmlns: xsi="" xmlns: htm="" xmlns: ftl="" class="no-change-header-inline" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; font-size: 1em;"> Qualifications  
This position requires a Bachelor’ s degree with 3 years of related experience or a total of 7 years of experience. An IAM Level II certification is required (IAM-III preferred) IAW DoD 8570.01-M. A current DoD Secret Clearance with an investigation less than five years old is required (TS preferred).
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