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Security Controls Assessor (SCA) Manager

Company: MindPoint Group
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Security Controls Assessor (SCA) Manager Department:GRC Location: Text code SCAMG to 202-915-6712 to apply! MindPoint Group delivers industry-leading cybersecurity solutions, services, and products. We are trusted cybersecurity advisors to key government and commercial decision-makers and support security operations for some of the most security-conscious organizations globally. Our relationship with you is for the long run because your success is our success. We invest in your success through fantastic benefits (healthcare, generous PTO, paid parental leave, and tuition reimbursement, to name a few). Beyond just excellent pay and benefits, you-ll want to work here for reasons that can-t be written into an offer letter-the challenge, growth opportunities, and most important: the culture of a company that cares about you. A position at MPG promises you + A diverse organization + A safe workplace with zero tolerance for discrimination or harassment of any kind + A balanced work life. Seriously. + A stable, established, and growing business + A leadership team focused on your professional growth and development Job Description MindPoint Group seeks to hire a Security Control Assessor (SCA) Manager to provide information security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) support to Contractor and Government facilities processing information and guidance to more junior SCAs. SCAs enhance the Information System security awareness of Directorates' & Offices' staffs, ensure that proper IS security resources are appropriately applied, and act as a liaison between the Directorates and various Offices. What you get to do every day: + Provide continuous management of customer cyber policies, technical solution implementation, certification process guidance, and incident responder + Assess the effectiveness of NIST 800-171/CMMC security controls + Design/integrate a cyber strategy that outlines the vision, mission, and goals that align with the organization-s strategic plan + Draft, staff, and publish cyber policy + Develop methods to monitor and measure risk, compliance, and assurance efforts + Develop specifications to ensure risk, compliance, and assurance efforts conform with security, resilience, and dependability requirements at the software application, system, and network environment level + Draft statements of preliminary or residual security risks for system operation + Maintain information systems assurance and accreditation materials + Perform security reviews, identifies gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan + Perform security reviews and identify security gaps in security architecture resulting in recommendations for inclusion in the risk mitigation strategy + Perform risk analysis (e.g., threat, vulnerability, and probability of occurrence) whenever an application or system undergoes a significant change + Plan and conduct security authorization reviews and assurance case development for the initial installation of systems and networks + Verify that application software/network/system security postures are implemented as stated, documents deviations, and recommend required actions to correct those deviations + Assess policy needs and collaborates with stakeholders to develop policies to govern cyber activities + Monitor the rigorous application of cyber policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of planning and management services + Provide policy guidance to cyber management, staff, and users + Review, conduct, or participate in audits of cyber programs and projects + Interpret and apply applicable laws, statutes, and regulatory documents and integrate them into policy + Promote awareness of cyber policy and strategy as appropriate among management and ensure sound principles are reflected in the organization-s mission, vision, and goals + Supervise, develop, and train the SCA team + Review and evaluate work prepared by the SCA team + Train SCA Team on how to use current software tools and Industry Specialty Services methodology + Schedule and supervise the workload of associates and senior associates Qualifications Secret Clearance required What skills are required? + Bachelor-s Degree or an additional 8 years of relevant experience + Minimum of 10 years of general work experience and 8 years of relevant functional experience + Experience in cybersecurity project management + Experience providing guidance, mentorship, and reviews to security control assessment team members + Experience providing Information Security advice and guidance to Government and Industry Stakeholders + Communicate effectively with all customer stakeholders + PMP required What is ideal? + Practical experience performing information systems assessment and authorization (A&A) as defined in applicable ICDs and guidance and performing the processes involved in developing and implementing security-related directives and guidance for IA/IT/IM + Experience utilizing risk management strategies for information technology solutions + Technical understanding of emerging technologies and their implementation within Government systems and network environments + Knowledge of information technology concepts used in the evaluation of security performance and integrity of state-of-the-art applications, communications systems, hardware, software, satellite control systems, and information processing systems + Ability to effectively coordinate A&A activities of industry and Government information systems and manage and track systems involved in the A&A process + (ISC)2Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) Additional Information + All offers are contingent upon proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or successful accommodation for an exemption. + All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. + Compensation is unique to each candidate, and relative to the skills and experience they bring to the position. The salary range for this position is typically $150-160k. This does not guarantee a specific salary, as compensation is based upon multiple factors such as education, experience, certifications, and other requirements and may fall outside of the above-stated range. + Highlights of our benefits include Health/Dental/Vision, 401(k) match, Flexible Time Off, STD/LTD/Life Insurance, Referral Bonuses, professional development reimbursement, maternity/paternity leave, mobile phone stipend, pre-tax commuter benefits, the opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and more! + MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Text code SCAMG to 202-915-6712 to apply!

Keywords: MindPoint Group, Washington DC , Security Controls Assessor (SCA) Manager, Executive , Washington, DC

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