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Cybersecurity RMF Technical Writer Level 4 North Virginia
Nesco Resource • North Charleston, SC
Posted 1 month ago
DoD Secret Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework SME 4: Technical Writer
•**DoD Position - Only Secret DoD Supplier can submit candidates***
•**Dictated pay rate is ******
Opportunity for contract-to-hire based on employee performance, employee attendance and dependability, and client business needs.
•** is seeking technical writers with Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience located within the Northern Virginia area.
Primary responsibility is to perform tasks related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A) and cybersecurity under the Defense Health Agency (DHA) to obtain and maintain Authorizations to Operate (Client) for assigned DoD medical systems (i.e., applications, networks, devices). This position will be a part of a team developing recommended courses of action needed to transition current policies and procedures to the DHA RMF-approved processes.
' Analyze requirements, develop source material, consult engineering and technical staff as a subject matter expert
' Develop, update, and/or review RMF documentation to include Security Plans, Implementation Plans, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and Risk Assessment Reports
' Work with system administrators, engineers, and developers to create or update system/site policies, procedures, and process guides
' Coordinate with other system SMEs to identify and develop authorization boundary diagrams, architecture diagrams, and hardware and software inventories
' Actively participate in working group meetings to identify, plan, and execute policies and procedures in response to emerging cybersecurity/RMF policies
' Draft technical documents as needed that are complex in nature such as procedure manuals, service manuals, and related technical publications concerned with installation, operation, and maintenance of electronic, electrical, mechanical, and other equipment that require in-depth knowledge
' Directs documentation compiling, writing/editing, and/or coordinating
' Produce evidence as necessary to support compliance status of NIST, DoD, and DHA security requirements
' Attend and participate in regular A&A status meetings to facilitate progress and address potential issues of RMF system efforts
' Maintain awareness and knowledge of evolving security and risk management standards and communicate and apply relevant changes to existing processes
' Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Technology, English, Journalism, or related field, and ten (10) years of experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology, or fifteen (15) years of hands-on experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology
' Demonstrated experience with RMF (experience under DHA a plus)
' Demonstrated efficiency and experience with RMF package development, including POA&Ms (mitigation statements), Security Plans, Risk Assessments, system/site policies, procedures, and processes, architecture diagrams, and hardware and software inventories
' Demonstrated experience in drafting manuals, policies, procedures, and process guides
' Excellent written and oral communication skills
' Excellent customer service and organization skills
' Familiarity with NIST publications
' Active DoD Secret security clearance
' DoD 8570-compliant (CompTIA Security+ certified)
' Ability to obtain OS certification or complete approved related training within 180 days of hire
' Ability to travel up to 25-35% **Note: Position is remote-based; however, applicant must be located within or near the Falls Church, VA area and able to attend local meetings/events on site as needed.
Additional Qualifications a Plus:
' Experience with eMASS
' Knowledge in one or more of the following technologies:
o Medical devices
o Network Devices
o Databases MS SQL, Oracle
o VMWare Virtualization
Is Driving Required?
Export Control Technology:
Full Time / Part Time?
Street Address of Work Location
Falls Church, VA - Remote position with occasional travel or on-site work. Include candidate location on resume.
US Security Clearance Required?
FAA screening required?
DOD clearance required?
DOE clearance required?
SCA Eligible Position?
Will worker be permitted to submit expenses?
Special Requirements/ Certifications:
' Candidate must be a U.S. citizen.
' Ensure candidate experience relates to that provided in job description and experience is clearly identifiable on resume for client review.
' Candidate is needed for full-time work. Ensure this position would not be secondary or supplemental employment. Candidate needed 8 hours/day M-F.
' Opportunity for contract-to-hire based on employee performance, employee attendance and dependability, and client business needs.
' Opportunity for telework.
' Start date will be moved up as needed in order for selected candidates to start ASAP once onboarding is completed/clear. Ensure candidates are available to start right away once onboarding is complete.
' Worker will use Deltek for weekly timesheet reporting. It is imperative that the registration is completed as soon as possible after receipt of registration invitation. Your attention to this process will eliminate delays in receipt of employee hours and invoice creation.
' Client manager will conduct phone interview.