Cloud Computing Specialist SME

Working from home
Sep 12, 2023
Oct 02, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Serve as Information Assurance and Cloud computing Subject Matter Expert (SME) with regards to Certification and accreditation (C&A) along with a broad knowledge of NIST RMF standards and guidelines.
  • Expert knowledge in NIST Special Publications 800-53 and 800.37.
  • Identify, manage, and resolve cloud computing security risk and implement "best practices" as applied within a cloud environment (across all of the different deployment and service models, and derivatives).
  • Develop and maintain cloud security documentation and training materials.
  • Knowledge of FedRAMP assessment methodology of security and privacy controls deployed in cloud information systems to include six (6) domain areas:
    • Architectural Concepts & Design Requirements
    • Cloud Data Security
    • Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security
    • Cloud Application Security
    • Operations
    • Legal & Compliance
  • Work with other members of the Information Security team to develop and implement cloud security policies and procedures.
  • Serve as a technical resource for other team members and provide guidance on cloud security best practices.
  • Stay up to date on the latest cloud computing security trends and technologies.
  • Conduct security assessments of cloud environments to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Develop and implement cloud security incident response plans.
  • Present cloud security findings and recommendations to management.
  • Work with other IT teams to ensure cloud security is integrated into all aspects of the organization's IT infrastructure.
  • Lead cloud security projects and initiatives.
  • Respond to cloud security incidents and ensure appropriate remediation measures are taken.

  • Five (5) years of relevant C&A experience; Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST C&A experience
  • DOD IA experience
  • Experience in assessing IA Controls and conducting C&A reviews for large, complex Information systems.
  • Certifications:
    • Cloud Computing Security Certification
      • Cloud Computing Security Professional (CCSP)
      • Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) or equivalent
    • DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification: Category IAM Level I
      • CAP
      • Cloud+
      • CND
      • HCISPP
      • GSLC
      • Security+ CE
      • CAP
      • CASP+CE
      • CISM
      • CISSP (or Associate)
      • GSLC
      • CCISO
  • Clearance: Must possess a Secret clearance and be eligible for an IT II


We are seeking a Cloud Computing Specialist SME to join our team supporting DLA ICAM Greenfield Support.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

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
  • Develop Others
  • 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
  • Type of environment: Remote
  • Noise level: Medium
  • 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. Citizen

Secret clearance and be eligible for an IT II


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.


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