IT Security Specialist SecureInfo
Applicants with active CBP BI clearance will ony be considered for this opportunity. Act as Security Certification Agent (SCA) Support for Security Authorization (SA) and perform SA duties in support of the SA process at our client's work site. The Security Certification Agent assigned to an Information Technology system shall serve as a subject matter expert for security. The SCA shall provide security solutions and interpretations of security policies as they relate to specific architectures and projects. The SCA shall establish rapport and develop a relationship with the project development teams. A SCA shall typically serve in that for more than one system.
Monitoring timeliness of accomplishment of required actions and documents pertaining to the SA of the system throughout its life cycle.
Ensuring that an IS security analysis is a conducted to determine appropriate security requirements during the design stage of an application.
Ensuring that the IS design meets a specified set of security requirements.
Assisting developers in ensuring IS security requirements for all applications comply with all laws and regulations and are appropriate and sufficient.
Creating the Security Assessment reports for the SA process.
Ensuring IS security plans and other SA documents are developed for all applications following DHS and CBP mandated procedures and tasks.
Providing written justification, when appropriate, to the Chief, STP branch for approval by the assistant commissioner, office of information and technology to obtain a written waiver of policy for mandated security features.
Coordinating with the assigned Information systems security officer on deployment of new systems and modifications of legacy systems.
Developing SA documents with DHS templates and uploads into IACS tool for reporting.
Other duties as assigned
Experience and Skills:
5 + years of related work experience
A thorough understanding of NIST & FISMA is required.
Must possess a minimum of a Security + certification
Familiarity with DHS-mandated security authorization process and compliance tools
Pluses are familiarity with the DHS-mandated security authorization process and compliance tools, RMS & TAF, experience with HSPD 12, firewalls, and Oracle databases.
High school graduate or GED
Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings: 1
Years of Experience: More than 5 Years
Level of Education: High School/GED
Starting Date : ASAP
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