Cyber Systems Engineer Technical Specialist - ConMon Validator
Business Group Highlights IntelligenceThe Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions. ResponsibilitiesThe program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) core and non-core support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts Core Capabilities are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support.Position Description:The Information Security Continuous Monitoring Validator Lead provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:Supports the Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) Program Lead in standing up the customer's Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) program.Develop ConMon Validation process improvement activitiesValidates, for efficacy, ConMon control Bodies-of-Evidence (BOEs) entered in the ConMon toolGuides, mentors and instructs program Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) on methods to improve ConMon BOE entry languageGuides, mentors and instructs program Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) on methods to improve fidelity of ConMon BOEsAssist Security Control Accessors (SCAs), FISMA and Inspector General (IG) Teams on examining ConMon BOEs for official reportingProactively identify and provide metrics and reporting data appropriate for AO/DAOs to make sound risk decisions for continued authorization of systemsInitiate and participate in studies to improve ConMon reporting metricsRecommend improvements on Enterprise Security Services (ESS) tool implementations QualificationsRequired:Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.Current US Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibilityFavorably adjudicated PolygraphDoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAMDemonstrated experience leading small teamsStrong attention to detail and organizational skillsExcellent communications skillsSelf-starter requiring limited direction and supervisionExperience implementing RMF Process and NIST 800-53 technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentationExperience as an ISSO, Information System Security Manager (ISSM), SCA, or Delegated Authorization Official Representative (DAOR)Strong attention to detailAbility to work in a team environmentWorking knowledge of Microsoft tools; Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePointExcellent oral and written communications skillsDesired:Information Security Continuous Monitoring experienceSelf-starter requiring limited direction and supervisionBachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification (ie CISSP or CASP)Experience briefing senior customer personnelExperience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain with acquisition and project managementExperience with RSA Archer, Service Now, and XactaCloud experience (certification preferred) About PerspectaWhat matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering. Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector. 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