Principal Cyber Security ATO and Policy Analyst

Herndon, VA
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
Full Time
US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: YesRELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance availableCLEARANCE TYPE: NoneTRAVEL: NoDescriptionPeraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.At Peraton, we are participating with our Armed Forces to provide information, mentoring, and employment opportunities for Veterans that are transitioning into the Private Sector after serving our nation. The Department of Defense has implemented the Skillbridge Intern program to provide Veterans with the opportunities to gain civilian experience before they end their military career. Veterans bring a wealth of experience, discipline and energy, which Peraton recognizes as a key to mission success. The Skillbridge Program will develop an understanding of how Peraton operates and supports our Government customer.The following positions are available in San Diego, CA and Herndon, VAThe Principal Cyber Security ATO and Policy Analyst will work with system owners to create their ATO packages, review and create artifacts that comply with authorization requirements, compliance and map those artifacts to the appropriate NIST 800-53 controls (specifically, CCIs). They will review and help to write control implementation statements, work with system teams to review/update/create their POAMs and help system teams to navigate the eMASS GRC tool. Provide guidance and support to system teams throughout every step of the RMF process eMass workflow.Basic Qualifications:Bachelors degree and a minimum of 5 years experience. May consider an additional 4 years of work experience in lieu of degree.Demonstrated comprehension of the Risk Management Framework (RMF)Prior experience supporting system Authority to Operate (ATO) processes, and creating artifacts, control implementation details, and POAMsDemonstrated understanding of NIST 800-53 Rev. 4.Ability to facilitate meetings, analyze authorization documents and associated artifacts against authorization requirements to identify gaps, establish a schedule to address outstanding authorization requirements, coordinate directly with system team stakeholders, and implement work activities in accordance with established standard operating procedures (SOPs)Ability to obtain/maintain an active US Government Secret Security Clearance. US Citizenship required. This position requires verification of US Citizenship to meet federal government security requirements.Preferred Qualifications:Artifact generation and review experienceAbility to articulate authorization requirements to varying degrees of staff/leadershipPOAM Lifecycle management experienceeMASS experienceUnderstanding of information technology concepts, cloud computing methodologies (PAAS, SAAS, IAAS), Fedramp/AWS GovCloud, network/server topologies and configurations.One or more of the following active certifications: CISSP, CISA, CAP, CISM, CRISCWe are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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