Team Lead Cybersecurity Analysis & Reporting Team

Bethesda, Maryland
Dec 01, 2022
Dec 02, 2022
Full Time

CSD oversees IC-wide efforts to safeguard the IC IE in support of the DNI's Title 44 statutory responsibilities. With a focus on security aspects of the IC IE, CSD utilizes proactive oversight and management levels of governance, policy, standards, architecture, engineering, risk management, testing investment, and reporting to drive a secure, robust, and integrated IC IE aligned with IC mission-related objectives and strategies. The Director of CSD is dual-hatted as the IC Chief Information Security Officer (IC CISO).

Serve as Lead, Cybersecurity Assessment and Reporting Team within the Risk Management Group, leading the execution, documentation, and authorization processes necessary to assure that new and current information technology systems meet the IC's Information Assurance requirements.

Enables the Intelligence Community (IC) Mission through the effective execution of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the application of adequate security controls across the entirety of the IC Information Environment (IE).

Ensures that the appropriate management and operational security posture is maintained for information systems.

Serves as a principal advisor on all info system security matters and is a subject matter expert in applying ICD 503, CNSS 1253, and NIST SP 800-53.

Executes functions that include; info security policy interpretation, reviewing security control assessments, providing briefings and presentations to senior audiences, negotiating among different parties, formulating positions across a wide range of cybersecurity issues.

Provides senior level analysis and review of risk considerations (mission, security, and costs tradeoffs) in context of IC missions, interpreting Security Assessment Reports (SARs), Risk assessment Reports (RARs), providing critical thinking in applying security controls to system design and risk determinations.

Performs and provides risk tradeoff analysis to implement the policies, processes, models, assessments, and standards needed to recommend risk acceptance authorization for complex systems and mission enablement.

Define and develop information security requirements and engineering solutions for new systems and plan, define, and review system security plans.

Directly support more senior security managers charged with developing security guidelines for the IC and ensuring that security processes are compliant with appropriate federal requirements.

Provides the information system owners detailed and constructive recommendations for correction, along with references to appropriate government regulations and explanations and desired specific outcome(s) of the corrections.

Conducts activities and works with government personnel, supervisors, contractors, and liaise with other government agencies throughout the DoD and the IC.


Conditions of Employment

Must be a current permanent ODNI employee.


Ability to examine available data, applying the facts and own experience, and making decisions that generally prove sound.

Demonstrated ability to balance security compliance with program cost, schedule, performance, or mission needs.

Developing and/or applying Information Assurance/ Cybersecurity principles, policies, practices, standards, and controls, to include application of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, and non-repudiation.

Ability in determining how a security system should work (including its resilience and dependability capabilities) and how changes in conditions, operations, or the environment will affect these outcomes.

Knowledge of network security architecture and systems security engineering concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth).

Experience with virtual and cloud computing technologies and concepts, to include DevSecOps; experience with developing system security requirements.

Demonstrated ability to establish regular contact with high-level internal and external resources and customers, supplying or seeking information on security programs and issues; demonstrated ability to tactfully express ideas or opinions to senior leaders, customers, contractors, and other stakeholders.

Additional information

Job Interview Travel: Candidates from outside the Washington, D.C., area may be selected for a telephone, teleconference, or in-person interview.

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