Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Liaison/Analyst - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Virginia Beach
United States

United States of America - Virginia, Virginia Beach

Job Summary

Position is advertised for Oceana, but could be at any of the below locations: Teleworker, Norolk, Virginia Beach (VA), Fallon (NV), Yuma (AZ), Havelock (NC), Jacksonville/Pinecastle (FL):

Perform in the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) role to ensure assigned Department of Navy/DoD systems/Enclaves/Networks have the proper Authorization to Operate (ATO) and Authorization to Connect (ATC) certifications.

This position is a member of a team developing recommended courses of action needed to transition current policies and procedures to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) approved processes.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Advise and assist associated organization POCs in their efforts to prepare and submit ATO and ATC packages to their respective approval authorities.

Identify network devices and equipment that have not been properly updated to minimize the potential for unauthorized intrusions and malicious software.

Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.

Provide enterprise wide A&A support to the site ISSO’s, ISSM, & CS Managers for the continual accreditation for all organizational, networks and applications

Establish comprehensive process for assessment and evaluation of information system policies, technical / non-technical security components, documentation, supplemental safeguards, policies, and vulnerabilities as it pertains to accreditation

Supports the Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) (NIST SP 800-137) which maintains the ongoing awareness of information security, vulnerabilities, and threats to an information system as it pertains to system accreditation


Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS in Information Systems Management, Computer Science or related discipline plus 2 years of experience. In lieu of formal education, at least 5 years of related experience. Specific contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail.

  • Three (3) years experience in the A&A functional area defining or evaluating computer security requirements for applications or networks. Experience developing policies and procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data.

  • Must have CompTIA Security

  • Must possess and maintain an active DoD Secret clearance

  • Travel Requirement 10 - 25%

OS Certification/Approved Training completed within 180 days of hire

Possess a valid driver’s license.

Must be a U.S. citizen

Must possess and maintain an active DoD security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with Qualified Navy Validator functions

Experience with creation and/or management of RMF Packages

Experience with Accreditation package management in eMASS (or similar i.e. XACTA)

Possession of excellent customer service and organization skills

Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Possession of excellent time-management skills

Detail-oriented, team player, self-starter/ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 224430BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.