Security Controls Assessor I

ManTech (


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

Barksdale AFB
United States

The SCA is
responsible for conducting a comprehensive assessment of the management,
operational, and technical security controls employed within or inherited by an
IS to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (i.e., the extent to
which the controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and
producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements
for the system). SCAs also provide an assessment of the severity of weaknesses
or deficiencies discovered in the IS and its environment of operation and
recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities. Responsibilities
will cover Collateral, Sensitive Compartment Information (SCI) and Special
Access Program (SAP) activities within the customer?s area of responsibility.

Duties may include:
(may be modified with concurrence of the Contracting Officer and the Contract
Program Manager)

Perform oversight of the development,
implementation and evaluation of information system security program policy;
special emphasis placed upon integration of existing SAP network infrastructure

Perform assessment of information systems, based
upon the Risk Management Framework (RMF) or the JAFAN 6/3 process

Advise the Authorizing Official (AO) and/or
Delegated Authorizing Official (DAO) on any assessment and authorization issues

Advise the Authorizing Official (AO), Delegated
Authorizing Official (DAO) and Program Security Officer (PSO) on assessment
methodologies and processes

Evaluate Authorization packages and make
recommendation to the AO and/or DAO for authorization

Evaluate Information system threats and
vulnerabilities to determine whether additional safeguards are required

Advise the ISO and PSO concerning the impact
levels for Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability for the information on
a system

Evaluate threats and vulnerabilities to
information systems to ascertain the need for additional safeguards

Review and approve the information system
Security Assessment Plan, which is comprised of the SSP, the SCTM, and the
Security Control Assessment Procedures

Ensure security assessments are completed for
each IS

At the conclusion of each security assessment
activity, prepare the final Security Assessment Report (SAR) containing the
results and findings from the assessment

Initiate a POA&M with identified weaknesses
and suspense dates for each IS based on findings and recommendations from the

Evaluate security assessment documentation and
provide written recommendations for security authorization to the AO

Develop recommendation for authorization and
submit the security authorization package to the AO

Assess proposed changes to information systems,
their environment of operation, and mission needs that could affect system

Ensure approved procedures are in place for
clearing, purging, declassifying, and releasing information system memory,
media, and output

Assist in team and PSO compliance inspections

Assist the PSO?s with security incidents that
relate to cybersecurity and ensure that the proper and corrective measures have
been taken

Assess changes within the information system
boundary that could affect the authorization of the boundary

Ensure that Information systems requirements are
addressed during all phases of the system life cycle


7 ? 9 years related

Minimum of four (4)
years experience in SAP and Collateral Information Systems (IS) Security and
the implementation of regulations identified in the description of duties.


Bachelors degree in a
related discipline or equivalent experience (4 years)


Must meet position and
certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information
Assurance Technician Level 3.


Current Top Secret
Clearance with SCI Eligibility

Eligibility for access
to Special Access Program Information

Willingness to submit
to a Counterintelligence polygraph


Must be familiar with
security policy/manuals and the appropriate DCIDs/JAFANs and other guiding
policy documents.

have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with
numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners

knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal

to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR)
(note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground

be able to lift 50 lbs


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