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IT Assessment and Authorization SME

Booz Allen

Jan 13

IT Assessment and Authorization SME

Key Role:

Leverage domain knowledge to create cybersecurity solutions aligned to client's mission. Apply specific functional knowledge; working and general industry knowledge. Develop or contribute solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Work independently with some guidance; may review or guide activities of more junior employees.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and conduct of IT Assessments to obtain an Authority to Operate (ATO)

  • Knowledge of NIST 800-53 security controls and implementations

  • Ability to work collaboratively and explain complex topics to others

  • Security+ (Plus) Continuing Education (CE) Certification, CAP or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or CISSP or Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Leadership (GSLC)

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of risk and how to measure risk with respect to IT systems

  • Knowledge of IT systems used in health care or health research

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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