Security Control Assessor I

Global Resource Solutions

Global Resource Solutions, Inc. (GRS) is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, detail orientated, and talented individual for the position of Security Control Assessor I.

Job Description:

Summary: The SCA is responsible for conducting 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). SCAs also 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. Responsibilities will cover Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities within the customer’s area of responsibility.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of IS security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAP network infrastructure

Perform assessment of ISs, based upon the Risk Management Framework (RMF) or the JAFAN 6/3 process

Advise the Government on any assessment and authorization issues

Advise the Government on assessment methodologies and processes

Evaluate Authorization packages and make recommendation to the AO and/or DAO for authorization

Evaluate IS threats and vulnerabilities to determine whether additional safeguards are required

Advise the Government concerning the impact levels for Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability for the information on a system

Review and approve the IS Security Assessment Plan, which is comprised of the SSP, the SCTM, and the Security Control Assessment Procedures

Ensure security assessments are completed for each IS

At the conclusion of each security assessment activity, prepare the final Security Assessment Report (SAR) containing the results and findings from the assessment

Initiate a Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) with identified weaknesses and suspense dates for each IS based on findings and recommendations from the SAR

Evaluate security assessment documentation and provide written recommendations for security authorization to the Government

Develop recommendation for authorization and submit the security authorization package to the Government

Assess proposed changes to ISs, their environment of operation, and mission needs that could affect system authorization

Ensure approved procedures are in place for clearing, purging, declassifying, and releasing IS memory, media, and output

Assist Government in compliance inspections

Assist the Government with security incidents that relate to cybersecurity and ensure that the proper and corrective measures have been taken

Assess changes within the IS boundary that could affect the authorization of the boundary

Ensure that IS requirements are addressed during all phases of the system life cycle

Requirement:

Seven (7) to Nine (9) years related experience

Bachelor’s Degree in a related area or equivalent experience (Four (4) years)

Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in SAP and Collateral Information Systems (IS) Security and the implementation of regulations identified in the description of duties.

Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 3 or Information Assurance Manager Level 3 within 6 months of the date of hire

Security Requirements:

Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

Eligibility for access to Special Access Programs

Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence Polygraph

Skills:

Must be familiar with current security policy/manuals

Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision

Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR) (note – could be extensive, and will include both air and ground transportation)

Must be able to lift 50 lbs

Physical Requirements: This position requires employees to be willing and able to: sit, bend, reach, stoop, squat, stand, and walk.

Communication: Excellent customer service via phone and face to face conversation, excellent written and oral command of English.

An exciting and rewarding career awaits you with Global Resource Solutions, Inc. (GRS). GRS is a management consulting company to government and business that offers great career opportunities and a comprehensive slate of employee benefits to our employees including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability, life insurance and a retirement plan. GRS is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. for more information please see the flyer: https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcescontents/e-verifyparticipationposterES.pdf