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IT Assessment and Authorization Specialist, Senior

Booz Allen

Apr 25

IT Assessment and Authorization Specialist, Senior

Key Role:

Leverage technical understanding of cybersecurity to create and apply solutions aligned to client's mission using the NIST recommended Risk Management Framework.  Lead a team of staff that conducts IT system security assessments and authorizations. Interface with client; provide mitigation strategies; manage resources.  Apply advanced consulting skills and extensive technical expertise; full industry knowledge. Develop innovative solutions to complex problems using best practices from experience with security control implementations. Work without considerable direction; mentors and may supervise team members.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in NIST 800-53 security controls and implementations
  • Experience in leading others in the performance of Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Experience with Technical Writing
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and conduct of IT Assessments to obtain an Authority to Operate (ATO)

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with IT for systems used in health care or health research
  • Experience with NIH
  • Knowledge of risk and how one measures risk with respect to security of IT systems
  • Ability to work collaboratively, explain complex topics to others, and communicate effectively
  • CAP or CISSP Certification preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a government investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements of the U.S. government client.

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