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DoD Secret Cybersecurity RMF Specialist

Nesco Resource Washington Full-Time
$0.00 - $45.00 / hour
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Job Description:
Opportunity for contract-to-hire based on employee performance, employee attendance and dependability, and client business needs.

Government contract
 Seeking candidates with Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience to join a new team supporting the Defense Health Agency (DHA). This position is located at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Candidates must be able to commute to Walter Reed Monday-Friday.

Position Description:
Primary responsibility is to perform tasks related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A) and cybersecurity 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.

Responsibilities May Include:
• Conducting risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs
• Developing, updating, and/or reviewing system RMF documentation to include Security Plans, Implementation Plans, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and Risk Assessment Reports
• Assessing system compliance against NIST, DoD, and DHA security requirements to include the NIST 800-53 controls and DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs)
• Actively participating in working group meetings to identify, plan, and execute strategies in response to emerging cybersecurity/RMF policies
• Attending and participating in regular A&A status meetings to facilitate progress and address potential issues of RMF system efforts
• Maintaining awareness and knowledge of evolving security and risk management standards and communicate and apply relevant changes to existing processes
• Providing solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of expertise and creativity. Problems are broadly defined and solutions require the continuation of specialized theories and knowledge
• Coordinating with other system SMEs to identify and develop authorization boundary diagrams, architecture diagrams, and hardware and software inventories
• Producing evidence as necessary to support compliance status of NIST, DoD, and DHA security requirements
• Working with system administrators, engineers, and developers to update system/site policies, procedures, and process guides
• Submitting weekly reports to DHA leadership regarding system/program status
Minimum Qualifications:
• BS degree and ten (10) years of experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology, or fifteen (15) years of hands-on experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology
• Demonstrated expert-level experience with Risk Management Framework (experience under DHA a plus)
• Demonstrated efficiency and experience in one or more of the following areas:
o RMF package development and management, including POA&Ms (mitigation statements), Security Plans, Risk Assessments, architecture diagrams, and hardware/software inventories
o NIST 800-53 control validation
o DISA STIG/SRG validation
o RMF policy development and strategy implementation
o System/site documentation development to include policies, processes, and SOPs
• Excellent customer service and organization skills
• Excellent oral and written communication 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%

Additional Qualifications a Plus:
• Experience with eMASS
• BIOMED experience (former technician, physician, engineer, etc.) installing, testing, using, maintaining, designing, and/or modifying medical equipment and applications
• Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Host Based Security System (HBSS)
• Experience with Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS)

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.


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