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Cybersecurity Specialist Jr – Risk Analyst

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  • Ensure and enforce quality assurance of security authorization documentation, submittal of the security authorization documentation to the DHS Document Review team
  • Scheduling artifact delivery from the ISSO to Federal Compliance Managers and the SCA team
  • Ensuring successful completion of the Security Authorization process
  • Reporting status of predetermined government priorities and status of pre-determined government priorities and status of deliverables for all systems to the Federal Compliance Manager and the Contractor Project Manager
  • Provide oversight and be the primary point of escalation for the systems in their program portfolio
  • Provide support of MGMT security authorizations, MGMT inventory, MGMT security training program, MGMT policy, and MGMT procedures and guidelines
  • Informing stakeholders of system-related compliance activities (i.e., FISMA scorecard, POA&M resolution issues, Authority to Operate (ATO), Contingency and Contingency Test Plan and Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA) expirations
  • Support improvement for the OA Program and monitors DHS MGMT systems OA requirements
  • Provides guidance, reviews, and tracks POA&Ms. Consolidation and Remediation Plans for MGMT Systems to ensure proper remediation planning and POAM consolidation for the FY CIO POA&M Sprint. The Boundary Consolidation Team provides guidance and reviews requests for boundary creation, consolidation, and major changes to MGMT FISMA Boundaries
  • Provides priorities to ISSOs based on the program priorities established by the Federal
  • Participate, plan, and attend various Working Group meetings
  • Provide support based on internal DHS processes, methodologies, and guidance
  • Leverage the DHS ticketing system to track all work requests and projects. All work efforts must be documented within the DHS ticketing system.
  • Create and deploy custom reports and dashboards, working with the government points of contact, to provide specific content to the government on a need-by basis
  • Attend and support weekly projects/system meetings focused on security systems as identified by the Federal Compliance Manager
  • Provide regular (weekly) reports summarizing the adherence to agreed-upon schedules
  • Provide weekly/monthly reports, meeting minutes, and user feedback and propose process improvements accordingly to the Federal Lead
  • Develop, maintain, and update POA&M operating procedures to review POA&M weakness remediation activity for effectiveness and quality


  • At least any one of the following:
    • CISSP
    • CAP
    • CompTIA Security+


  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Must have an active Secret security clearance
  • Must have 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently


  • This position requires the candidate to come on-site to the facility twice a week (Tuesday & Thursday), and work can be done remotely. The main facility is located in the National Capital Region within the DC Metropolitan area.


  • Salary is based on the number of years of relevant work experience

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