Sr. RMF Engineer - Assessor

Washington, District of Columbia
Aug 26, 2023
Sep 25, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications


This work is primarily aligned to the following NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework work duties for OPM Cyber Code 722 - Information Systems Security Manager, specific responsibilities include:
  • Develop and maintain Agency compliance documentation and system inventory in accordance with OMB, NIST RMF, NIST CSF, and all applicable NIST 800 security publications.
  • Support Annual FISMA OIG Audit and Financial Audit of all IT Systems.
  • Perform Continuous Monitoring Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) of all existing and new systems to include existing FedRAMP-authorized systems or services.
  • Coordinate the Plan of Action and Milestone (POA&M) and Remediation Process.
  • Assist with required Cyberscope Reporting and Reports to Congress.
  • Develop, conduct, and track periodic Cybersecurity Awareness training and Quarterly Phishing Campaigns.
  • Perform initial and annual A&A assessment of any new system/external services to ensure compliance according to FISMA/OMB/FedRAMP guidance to connect via existing or new ATO.
  • Assist with Risk Management Strategy Development, Implementation, and Review.
  • Assist with Security Policy Development, Implementation, and Review.
  • Provide Privacy Program Administrative support, including policy review and system/application Privacy Threshold Analysis PTA/Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA).
  • Provide recommendations and follow-on management and support of an automated tool to manage the A&A process (e.g., eMass or CSAM).
  • Participate in Change Control Process (CCP): Technical Review Board (TRB)/Change Approval Board (CAB)
  • Conduct Vulnerability/Compliance/Deviation scanning and reporting.
  • Perform Assessments to improve network, asset, and access hardening controls.

  • 7+ years of technical experience in cybersecurity
  • 7+ years of experience with Federal certification and accreditation (C&A) or A&A
  • 7+ years of experience with maintaining IT security policies, processes, and guidance
  • Experience with assessing systems and applications deployed in cloud environments following federal, industry, and broader cybersecurity community guidelines and best practices
  • Supporting the implementation of comprehensive security controls consistent with risk Experience with applying the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Experience with Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)
  • Experience with NIST special publications (SPs) regarding the SA process, including SP 800-53, SP 800-137, SP 800-171, and SP 800-37
  • Experience with developing and managing continuous monitoring and plans of action and milestones (POA&M)
  • US Citizen
  • Active Secret government clearance


We are seeking a RMF Engineer Senior - ISSO to join our proposal on the International Development Finance Corporation's CISO Support Services Task Order

DFC's Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) within the Office of Information Technology (OIT) is issuing a call order request for a contractor to provide governance, risk management, compliance support, security architecture, standards and design, cybersecurity monitoring (Detection, Response, and Prevention), and threat intelligence. The services covered under this requirement shall comply with the NIST RMF per Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) Functions and be aligned with proven industry standards and best practices.

TekSynap's CISO Support Services team will support the sustainment of the DFC's Cybersecurity Program that:
  • Meets the FISMA compliance requirements of all Federal agencies to protect federal information systems per Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance.
  • Prevents the ever-evolving cyber threat by reducing vulnerabilities and building resilience; improving the cyber-awareness culture; improving monitoring and reporting; responding to incidents; and ultimately, making the DFC enterprise more secure and resilient.

TekSynap, a "Fast 50" technology company in the Washington DC area that offers technology solutions to federal, state and local government agencies. We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Remote, but may be asked to attend meetings in Washington DC
  • Type of environment: Remote
  • Noise level: Varies.
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


U.S Citizenship

Secret Clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

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