Cyber Security Policy Specialist (Secret Clearance Required)
Company: Latitude Inc.
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Cyber Security Policy Specialist (Secret Clearance Required) The
Intermediate Assurance and Cyber Security Policy Specialist will be
an integral part of a team responsible for supporting the
development and maturation of an Agency-wide information security
(InfoSec) program for a large Federal agency. The ideal candidate
will have strong data analysis and written and verbal communication
skills. The candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of applying,
selecting and testing the NIST family of security controls. The
candidate will serve as a subject matter expert with regards to the
Risk Management Framework (RMF) and all associated information
security policies and procedures and should possess in-depth
knowledge of applying, selecting and testing the NIST family of
security controls. Primary Responsibilities:
- Advising stakeholders on InfoSec initiatives including
compliance, awareness and training, and security operations.
- Leading Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V)
efforts on security authorization/ATO packages to ensure compliance
to agency requirements.
- Leveraging the existing Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC)
tool, Telos Xacta (or an alternate like CSAM or RSA Archer), to
track and reconcile findings from assessments, audits, and
- Coordinating government data calls (FISMA, FMFIA, BDR, etc.)
and monthly reports. Client CyberScope experience a plus.
- Assessing the effectiveness of the InfoSec and privacy training
program and leading the collection, analyzation, and presentation
of enterprise-level InfoSec performance metrics.
- Managing InfoSec Program POA&Ms, including advising on
- Providing administrative support to Xacta (or equivalent GRC
tool) users and authoring operational procedures.
- Working closely with senior agency security officials, system
owners, information system security officers (ISSOs) and other
stakeholders to advise and implement security solutions.
- Identifying opportunities for efficiencies in work process and
- Participating in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas
to solve client issues.
- Conducting relevant research, data analysis, and developing
- Preparing and assisting in the development of policy and
procedures for program-level management and promoting consistency
in program management best practices.
- Implementing processes and procedures to monitor risk across
programs / projects.
- Preparing briefings to executive team to debrief the results of
studies, analyses, and plans.
- Assist in proposal development, as requested. Minimum
- Active Secret Clearance Required.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems,
Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical
discipline is required. Four (4) additional years of experience in
IA/Information Security will be an acceptable substitute for a
- Minimum of three (3) years of IA specialized experience,
including three (3) or more years of applying, analyzing and
assessing information systems and security controls (NIST SP800-53,
- Intermediate or Advanced security certifications (e.g., CISA,
CISSP, CISM or equivalent).
Keywords: Latitude Inc., Washington DC , Cyber Security Policy Specialist (Secret Clearance Required), Other , Washington, DC
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