Senior Security Controls Assessor SCA

Columbia, MD

Posted: 02/15/2019 Job Number: JN -022019-10479

Job Description

Senior Security Controls Assessor (SCA) TS/SCI Clearance w/ FS Poly

We are currently hiring a Senior Security Controls Assessor (SCA) with a TS/SCI clearance with Full-Scope Polygraph, 8+ years of experience, and IAM Level III certification (CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, CISM, or GSLC).

Location: Columbia, MD
Industry: Defense
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Salary: Dependent on experience, education, and certifications

  • Active TS/SCI with Full-Scope Polygraph
  • Bachelor s in Information Technology, Security, Network Systems, or related field plus 8+ years of directly related experience or equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications
  • Certification(s): DoD 8570-1M Change 2 IAT Level III or IAM Level III requirements (CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, CISM, or GSLC)
  • Experience in security or system engineering relating to telecommunications concepts, operating systems, databases/DBMS, middleware, applications, web-servers, SANS/Netaps, Active Directory, firewalls, and controlled interfaces
  • Strong presentation, report writing and customer interface skills
  • Familiarity with various operations systems such as Microsoft Windows, various versions of UNIX (AIX, Solaris, HPUX, etc), and Linux
  • Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP and other major protocols (i.e. NetBEUI, NETBIOS, IPX/SPX) and the inherent weaknesses of the protocols
  • Understanding of hacking methodology concerning performing a vulnerability assessment
  • Ability to describe a system's avenues of compromise in a network environment and differentiate between various types of network attacks
  • An understanding of a typical secure topology and architecture for a site connected to the Internet (i.e. routers, firewalls, web servers)
  • Understanding of how to read and interpret a network diagram and identify possible security related concerns
Job Description:
  • Conduct 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)
  • 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.
  • Assess the overall security compliance of the client s information systems by actively analyzing security functions for design weaknesses and technical flaws, determining system vulnerabilities by performing vulnerability assessments, and conducting on-site evaluations
  • Conduct verification and validation for security compliance of all information systems, products, and components
  • Analyze design specifications, design documentation, configuration practices and procedures, and operational practices and procedures
  • Provide identification of non-compliance of security requirements and possible mitigations to requirements that are not in compliance
About Us: SRG Government Services (SRG) is a leading provider of information technology, training, engineering, accounting and intelligence analytical services for agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the federal contracting industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

Keywords: Top Secret, TS, TS/SCI, clearance, polygraph, poly, FSP, full-scope poly, Senior Security Controls Assessor, SCA, CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, CISM, GSLC

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