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Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert - Lead

Company: Amyx, Iinc.
Location: Fort Belvoir
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Amyx, Inc. is seeking to hire a Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) - Lead, to be located at DLA Headquarters, Fort Belvoir, VA.


Daily Tasks:Provides expert support, research and analysis of exceptionally complex problems, and processes relating to them. Serves as technical expert to the Cybersecurity Assessment Program providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives to complex problems. Thinks independently and demonstrates exceptional written and oral communications skills. Applies advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts. Contributes to the development of new principles, concepts, and methodologies. Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides highly innovative and ingenious solutions. Develops advanced technological ideas and guides their development into a final product. Expertise is in the area of cybersecurity and evaluations.

The Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert-Lead's primary job responsibilities will include:

  • Recommends cybersecurity software tools and assists in the development of software tool requirements and selection criteria to include the development of product specific STIGs from applicable DISA SRGs.
  • Perform technical reviews of documented security test results.
  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined long-range goals and objectives. Assignments are often self-initiated. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results.
  • The Client's POA&M tracking and reporting team meets with PM/SM, ISSM and ISSO on a weekly basis to discuss the status of POA&Ms for the Client's IS.
  • Develops the agenda for the meeting so all parties are prepared to discuss any discrepancies noted and document the meeting minutes.
  • Provide guidance and respond to inquiries from PM/SM, ISSM, ISSO, and other Client's personnel on the DoD/Client's RMF process, current status of submitted packages, and their authorization status.
  • Review IT security documentation (e.g., artifacts, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms), actual assessment results) provided with an authorization request and provide information to support the RMF reviews.

Supported Technologies:

  • eMASS
  • Sharepoint
  • Office Products


Desired Skills:

  • Three (3) years of DLA Information Assurance (IA) Experience.
  • Three (3) years of DLA Information Technology (IT) Experience.

Required Skills:

  • Seven years IT experience.
  • Five years IA experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for resolving security issues.
  • Knowledge and understanding of DoD security regulations, DISA STIGs.
  • Strong knowledge of RMF.
  • DoD Secret Clearance.
  • Eligible for an IT-II upon assignment.
  • DOD 8570.01 IAM level III (CISSP, CISM, GSLC).

Amyx is an Equal Opportunity employer. Amyx is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. Every qualified applicant receives focused consideration for employment and no one is discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Amyx complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Equal Opportunity Employer- Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Amyx is an E-Verify employer.Amyx proudly and proactively takes affirmative action to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Physical DemandsEmployee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

Keywords: Amyx, Iinc., Washington DC , Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert - Lead, Other , Fort Belvoir, DC

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