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Infrastructure Security Lead

Falls Church, Virginia, United States

Primary responsibilities:

o Function as the Infrastructure IT security expert.
o Advise the system owner (SO) regarding security considerations in applications systems procurement or development, implementation, operation and maintenance, and disposal activities (ie, life cycle management). Reports any possible weakness/vulnerability to the SO
o Assist in the determination of an appropriate level of security commensurate with the level of sensitivity. Coordinates with all stakeholders to ensure that the major application maintains confidentiality, integrity and availability.
o Assist in the development and maintenance of security and contingency plans.
o Participate in security impact analysis to periodically re-evaluate sensitivity of the system, risks, and mitigation strategies.
o Participate in security impact analysis of system safeguards and program elements and in authorization and assessment (A&A) of the system for continuous monitoring.
o Review POA&M (Plan of Actions and Milestones) status and generate draft POA&Ms as needed
o Issue WCVFs (Weakness Completion Verification Form) to officially close out POA&Ms
o Ensures that the system documentation in CSAM is current including but not limited to:
o System Identification
o Information Types
o Locations
o Appendices including but not limited to:
PIA (Privacy Impact Assessment)
PTA (Privacy Threshold Analysis) as needed
BIA (Business Impact Analysis)
Assessment/Risk reports
Contingency Plan updates and test results
Accreditation memos and Authority to Operate (ATO) memos.
Generate and upload a signed copy of the SSP
Ensure that POA&Ms are entered correctly and updated regularly

Required Skills:

Must hold a nationally recognized security certification (eg CISSP, CCSP, CSSLP)
Minimum of five years of experience equivalent to performing the duties of an Infrastructure Security Lead.
Working knowledge of NIST SP800-53 controls.
5+ years experience with large Infrastructure support efforts
5+ years experience with end to end C&A process
Degree in Computer Science

Desired Skills:

Masters degree

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