Technical and Management Resources, Inc.

Information Assurance/Security Specialist Journeyman

Job Locations US-MD-Patuxent River | US-MD-Patuxent River
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/26/2020 12:09 PM)
Job ID
Security Clearance
Top Secret


TMR, Inc. seeks an Information Assurance/Security Specialist (Assessment and Authorization Validator) to provide support services to the Naval Air Cyber Security Division


  • Perform comprehensive security assessments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF). 
  • Utilize knowledge of Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability Levels and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53 controls associated with each level. 
  • Analyze IA systems in unclassified and classified environments for compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Navy security configuration requirements, and industry best practices. 
  • Responsible for documentation review, reading over policy and procedures, SOPs, and previous accreditation documents; compile and generate deliverables (RMF scorecard, findings, risk and mitigation recommendations), and post those deliverables to the customer (email, and e-MASS). 
  • Review Information Assurance Controls with the customer for specific applicability and compliancy. 
  • Prepare and review program documentation to include Risk Assessment Reports, Accreditation Packages, and security policy guides. 


Basic Qualifications

  • Experience performing comprehensive security assessments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF). 
  • Must obtain Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) certification within 2 weeks of starting.
  • Experience analyzing Information Assurance systems in unclassified and classified environments for compliance. 
  • Experience in planning, analyzing, documenting, and reporting activities associated with the system security assessment and authorization (A&A) process. 
  • Experience with program security and information systems security best practices.
  • Familiarity with security accreditation process. 
  • Expertise in DCID 6/3, ICD 503, and NIST 800-53 policies and implementations. 
  • Knowledge of NIST, CNSS, DoD, and Army/Navy policies, regulations, and guidelines. 

Qualification Requirements

  • DoD 8570 Compliant Certification (minimum IAM level I).
  • Active Top Secret Clearance is required.
  • Expert Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST Special Publication 800-53, and DoD Instruction 8500.01.
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation of DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides, Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) scans, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance scans, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and Risk Assessment Report (RAR).
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment across several projects and teams.
  • Excellent communication, organization, and time management skills.
  • Excellent technical writing skills.
  • Must be detail oriented and service oriented.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • Intermediate-level expertise in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio



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