Assessment and Authorization (A&A) entry level position Job



  full-time   employee

United States

Assessment and Authorization (A&A) entry level position (Job Number:436178)


Job Description
- This position is responsible for assisting NASA IT Security assessors in conducting Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities to support continuous monitoring at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton Virginia.
- Assessments ensure that appropriate levels of controls and Security exist for Government computer systems.
- The candidate will be part of A more experienced team and is expected to be detail oriented and A quick study in the complex areas of Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST documentation (specifically 800-53 Rev 4), and Continuous Monitoring, and Risk Management.
- The candidate must be able to handle multiple priorities to meet deadlines and also have excellent critical thinking and analytical skills.


- Exposure to IT Security assessments within A Government environment
- Familiarity of IT Security controls and validation procedures
- Detail oriented; critical thinking and analytical skills
- Strong oral and written skills

- A degree in cyber Security, computer science, or related field. Experience may be used in lieu of A degree.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain A Secret Security clearance.
- Preferably 1 year of experience in an IT Security related domain; exposure to IT Security assessments and NIST would be A plus. Additional experience may be used in lieu of A degree.


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Job Posting: Apr 27, 2018, 6:27:05 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-HAMPTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Other Clearance
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time


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