Certification and Accreditation Certification Officer

J5 Consulting
Chantilly, VA
Oct 17, 2021
Oct 19, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
J5 Consulting is a Maryland based company established in 2006 to provide computing and consulting services for government and commercial entities. Our services improve Information System networking performance and compliance, and protect electronic assets from loss and compromise. We welcome your application to receive consideration for the following position.This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance and full scope polygraph. Must be a US Citizen.Job Overview:The Certification Officer will work with Sponsor to maintain and implement a strategy for appropriately securing sensitive application, administrative and Sponsor data. Address enterprise auditing requirements. Provide the appropriate documentation required for the A&A process. Submit appropriate documentation to Sponsor for prior approval. Coordinate activities to make sure that mission applications are available to utilize for investigations and assessments. Develop and prepare required artifacts for certifications and accreditations submissions in accordance with regulations. Use the Sponsor's Risk Management Framework (RMF) to successfully obtain system accreditation. Utilize XACTA to adhere to accepted assessment methodologies and standards. Interpret Nessus vulnerability scans and remediate. Perform security analyses of network architecture and provide guidance in the development of functional requirements Coordinate accreditation and certification activities with other stakeholders. Maintain baseline functional specifications and standards for deployed systems. Maintain baseline technical specifications and standards for deployed systems. Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure problem and issue resolution. Manage and update the master support schedule.Required skills and demonstrated experience:Demonstrated experience understanding Risk Management Framework (RMF).Demonstrated experience navigating RMF processes in order to achieve Authorization to Proceed.Demonstrated experience communicating complex technical concepts and project or technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.Demonstrated experience with the full software development lifecycle.Demonstrated experience operating vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus, Webnspect, and AppDetective, and analyzing the results produced by those tools.Demonstrated experience with the system development lifecycle.Demonstrated experience with systems development data requirements gathering.Demonstrated experience analyzing systems and networks for development.Demonstrated experience with documentation preparation for systems development.Highly desired, though not required skills:Demonstrated experience with forensic software utilized by Sponsor.Demonstrated experience providing information security guidance to the organization throughout the system lifecycle.Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor's accreditation process.Demonstrated experience with procurement processes.Demonstrated experience providing recommendations in technical standards, security standards, and operational assurance.Demonstrated experience interfacing with vendors and third party producers.Desired Certifications:Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certificationJ5 Consulting offers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing fair and equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.Powered by JazzHRoFXykIzE8H

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