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Cloud Computing Specialist SME - Military veterans preferred

TekSynap (
Computers/Information Technology


  full-time   employee

Fort Belvoir
United States

TekSynap is seeking a Cloud Computing Specialist - Subject Matter Expert to join our government project supporting Defense Logistics Agency in Fort Belvoir, VA.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles â?? the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers. We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Serves as an Information Assurance and Cloud Computing SME with regards to supporting the DLA implementation of the Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) using DoD and DLA regulations and the Committee for National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI) 1253 and relevant National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) RMF guidance in NIST Special Publication(s) (SP) such as 800-53 and 800-37. The CCS shall maintain current certification as a Certified Cloud Security Professional and a qualified DoD Information Assurance Manager (IAM). As an IA SME, the CCS will have experience assessing RMF security controls for compliance to include gathering and citing validating artifacts. As IA SME, the CCS will be able to recommend security categorization for an information system, identify applicable security controls, write continuity plans and develop continuity test plans, work with DOD Architecture Framework analysts, and research, write, coordinate, and staff required system-level security documents (SOPs, Job Aids, Manuals, Guides). The CCS will be capable of working independently with substantial cloud computing security knowledge. The CCS must have the essential skillsets to identify, manage and resolve cloud computing security risks and implement "best practices" as applied within a cloud environment (across all of the different deployment and service models, and derivatives). The CCS will be well versed in the FedRAMP assessment methodology for security and privacy controls deployed in cloud information systems to include six (6) domain areas. The six domains include:

â?¢ Architectural Concepts & Design Requirements
â?¢ Cloud Data Security
â?¢ Cloud Platform & Infrastructure Security
â?¢ Cloud Application Security
â?¢ Operations
â?¢ Legal & Compliance


- Five (5) years of relevant C&A experience; Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST C&A experience
- DOD IA experience
- Required to possess a DOD SECRET Clearance and be eligible for an IT II at time of proposal submission
- Cloud Computing Security Certification â?? CCSP, CCSK, equivalent
- Certification meeting DOD 8570.01 IAM l
- Cloud+
- Security+ CE
- Experience in assessing IA/RMF Security Controls and conducting C&A reviews for large, complex Information systems


- Establish Focus
- Develop Others
- Oral Communication
- Written Communication
- Interpersonal Awareness
- Build Relationships
- Analytical Thinking
- Conceptual Thinking
- Strategic Thinking
- Technical Expertise
- Initiative
- Foster Innovation
- Results Oriented
- Teamwork
- Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Type of environment: Office
Noise level: Medium
Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday â?? Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


US Citizenship
Minimum Secret Clearance


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

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