The Senior Cyber Security Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Department of Defense (DoD) Assessment and Authorization (AA) support in alignment with the National Institute for Standards and Technologies (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF) system categorization, security control assessment, authorization and monitoring through all phases of the system life cycle. Extensive experience reviewing Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and validating security controls is required. The position will work with the Air Force Research Laboratory Phillips Research Site (AFRL PRS) Cyber Security team of ISSMs, ISSE's, ISSO's, and the local Security Control Assessor Representative (SCAR) who provide CyberIA SME support to AFRL PRS. Work Location Kirtland AFB, Albuquerque, NM Essential Skills Assessment and Authorization experience in alignment with the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) process implementation, assessment and documentation Familiar with Authority to Operate (ATO) requirements, System Security Plans (SSP), Security Assessment Reports (SAR), Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) and related documentation Experience with DoD cyber security applications (ACASNessus, HBSS, SCC) Familiarity with the DISA Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) and all corresponding requirements of a full inspection Familiar with security control assessments, STIG Viewer and Secure Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) checklists or benchmarks Understand USCYBERCOM Computer Network Defense (CND) Directives, Task Orders and Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) requirements Capable of conducting system risk and impact assessments (SIAs) Familiar with Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM) and registration requirements Technical knowledge of multiple operating systems (Windows, UNIX), web servers-applications, databases and network appliances Understanding of BlueRed team penetration testing techniques. Certified Ethical Hacker trainingcertification a plus Proficient at delivering situational awareness reports depicting project status summaries and participating in configuration control boards or related cyber working groups Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work autonomously on multiple projects EducationCertification Requirements Bachelor's degree in a Business Management or MIS related field preferred, or experience in lieu of degree DoD 8570 IAM-II (CAP, CASP, CISM, CISSP or GSLC) certification is required prior to start date Required Qualifications Minimum 3 years of Assessment and Authorization (AA) experience, including recent experience supporting information assurance, cybersecurity, and risk management directives in alignment with Department of Defense Instructions (DoDI), Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), Committee on National Security Systems (CNSSI) Instructions and NIST Special Publications. Must possess refined critical thinking skills, should be a self-starter, and be able to manage activities of other team members. Must be reliable and tactful with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and remain flexible. Clearance Requirements Active SECRET security clearance, Top Secret a plus but not required. For immediate consideration please contact Kavita and apply via preferred email method.