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Cybersecurity Analyst/Engineer - CONTINGENT - 21-008

Company: AUSGAR Technologies Inc
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:




Relocation Available

AUSGAR Technologies, Inc., an EOE Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans employer, is a rapidly growing Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Department of Defense, government contractor with core competencies in Information Assurance, Cybersecurity and Systems Engineering. With offices on both the East and West coasts, an inviting culture and above-standard benefits, opportunity abounds for the right individual!

As a growing Department of Defense Contractor, AUSGAR Technologies is expanding its workforce and has exciting NEW CONTINGENT opportunities for Cybersecurity Analysts/Engineers to join our team of smart and innovative technical team members.

AUSGAR is currently seeking highly motivated Cybersecurity Analyst/Engineers to provide Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment & Authorization (A&A) / Certification & Accreditation (C&A) support for Navy programs. This position would involve conducting DoD System Testing on Navy Systems in a lab and operational environments. Responsible for working with shipboard IAO/IAM for conducting physical security checks of shipboard environments in accordance with DoD and Intel policies and procedures. Coordinate and perform technical and non-technical assessments to evaluate compliance with established information assurance policies and regulations according to DoD, INTEL, NSA, DISA, NIST and other related military/federal requirements. Conduct security analysis on site assessments and input data into XACTA. Work with NAVINTEL to obtain site Authority to Operate for the operational site. The position will involve supporting program as the lead ISSE or Validator role for stated program.

Perform RMF activities in eMASS will require both ISSE and Validator Role experience.
Develop RMF A&A accreditation artifacts for submission for an Authority to Operate (ATO).
This work includes developing system and program technical descriptions.
Draft Architecture Diagrams and System Diagrams.
Create RMF Policy Documentation.
Document Inheritance for systems.
Document NIST 800-53 Security Control Implementation.
Develop Security Assessment Plan.
Work with program and engineers to provide guidance for meeting NIST 800-53 Security Requirements and other DoN Cybersecurity requirements.
Provide oversight and conduct Security Assessments in support of system accreditations as needed.
This includes creating custom testing procedures IAW best business practices as needed.
Ensure all Security Assessment are conducted to meet NAVINTEL Security Testing Guidance.
Coordinate with subject system SMEs and perform technical and non-technical A&A/C&A assessments to evaluate compliance with established cybersecurity policies and regulations according to DoD, NSA, DISA, NIST and other cybersecurity-related military/Federal requirements.
Work with Navy CDSO to track status for Cross Domain Solutions.
Employ strong written and verbal communication skills to advise various levels of technology stakeholders, program initiatives, and accrediting authorities on security requirements and cybersecurity trends and solutions to include risk assessments and mitigation.

Job Qualifications:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent Cybersecurity experience. Master's Degree is a plus.
Secret with ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance.
8 to 10 years of Navy Cybersecurity/Certification and Accreditation/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) experience.
Security+ ce
DoDD 8140 IAT or IAM Level III certified (CISSP or equivalent).
DIACAP and/or RMF experience developing A&A/C&A Packages. Navy Experience required.
Navy Qualified Validator (NQV) certification II or III preferred.
Experience with XACTA.
Experience building and running ACAS/Nessus servers.
Experience with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and DISA Security Requirements Guide.
Experience in LAN/WAN infraustructure (C4ISR Specific).
Experience working with leadership and the approving governing organizations for the Navy and/or other DoD agencies to coordinate and facilitate the approvals for Authority to Operate (ATO).
Ability to develop a program plans for RMF Authorizations.
Possess working knowledge and analysis of governing DoD, DoN directives and instructions.
Shall have technical knowledge and understanding in Information Technology and Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity disciplines, technologies and practices.
Knowledge of DoD IA security requirements and the basic suite of Cyber Security tools (Firewalls, IDS, Antivirus and correlation tools).
Network infrastructure knowledge.
Working knowledge of Linux/Unix Operating Systems, Windows Operating System, routers, firewalls and related infrastructure devices.
Possess strong leadership and mentoring skills.
Experience briefing leadership on program status preferred.
Ability to travel as needed (10% or less).

An essential qualification for this position is successfully obtaining a Secret security clearance issued by the Federal Government, which may require successful completion of a background check.

AUSGAR Technologies, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to engaging in affirmative action to increase employment opportunities for females, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance in completing the application, you have the right to request reasonable accommodation. Please e-mail us at jobs@ausgar.com if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access www.ausgar.com careers page as a result of your disability.

Keywords: AUSGAR Technologies Inc, Encinitas , Cybersecurity Analyst/Engineer - CONTINGENT - 21-008, Engineering , Encinitas, California

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