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Security Controls Assessor, Mid

Booz Allen

Apr 13

Security Controls Assessor, Mid

Key Role:

Serve as a senior security controls assessor for appointed systems. Conduct independent comprehensive assessments of the management, operational, and technical security controls and control enhancements employed within or inherited by an IT system to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls. Conduct assessment interviews and test and manage evidence. Capture and refine information security requirements for new systems or for enhanced functionality on an existing system and ensure that the requirements are effectively integrated into information systems throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Implement information security standards and procedures. Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in performing assessments, including validating and justifying compliance or non-compliance

  • Experience in leading response activities with IT services department

  • Experience with NIST 800-37, NIST 800-53, or Intelligence Community Directive 503 requirements

  • Ability to support system security and authorization processes

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust or Suitability/Fitness determination based on client requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Information Technology

  • CISSP or CISM Certification

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience performing assessments in IT Security Federal Consulting

  • Knowledge of risk and how to measure risk for IT systems

  • Knowledge of IT systems used in healthcare or health research

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills


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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