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Security Control Assessor

Cyber Defense Solutions has an opportunity to support the following Air Force Intelligence Community.

Join a fast-growing company highly experienced in cyber security, cloud computing, virtualization, big data analytics, and project management!  CDS offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits including tuition reimbursement and employer-contributed 401K, and referral bonuses.  We work with the best customers on-site at top government agencies.

Position Description:

Position works in a team with other Security Control Assessors responsible for performing Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 assessments for the 25 AF Assessments and Authorization (A&A) Branch. All A&A activities to include assessments on behalf of the Air Force Intelligence Community will utilize the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF). This position has heavy travel that can range from 25% - 75% per year.

Essential Functions:

  • Utilize IA Database Manager as a tracking tool to account for A&A packages
  • Analyze multiple operating systems and network configurations to identify vulnerabilities
  • Provide situational awareness to the customer on all accredited and pending accreditation systems
  • Develop and review Security Assessment Report (SAR), Risk Assessment Report (RAR), System Security Plan (SSP), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and Security Control Traceability Matrix (SCTM)
  • Attend teleconferences, meetings and provide briefings to provide direct support the 25 AF A&A mission
  • Communicate with staff level executives including the AO, DAO, ISSOs, ISSMs, ISSEs, and (Program Manager) PMs from the 25 AF and various MAJCOMs and sites
  • Candidate will be required to record and report minutes for all meetings
  • Complete Weekly Activity Report (WAR) outlining all activity for the work week
  • Review all documentation prior to formal submission to the Approving Official (AO) or the Delegated Approving Official (DAO) for BOE review and risk based accreditation decision
  • Completing trip reports within 5 days of returning from travel


  • Knowledge of Windows, Solaris, and UNIX based operating systems
  • Five (5) years of experience using different Information Assurance (IA) disciplines
  • Active TS/ SCI government clearance or SCI eligible
  • High school diploma or GED; Bachelors in Computer Information Systems is preferred
  • MUST meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II requirements (Security+ ce; CCNA-Security, SSCP, GSEC)
  • IAM Level III Certifications (CISSP, CISM, or GSLC) preferred

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Interested! Apply Now for immediate Consideration!

Main Number: 855-292-3710


**Cyber Defense Solutions is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status***



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