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Security Control Assessor SCA 2


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  


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We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Hanscom AFB, MA

Job Description

Security Control Assessor (SCA) 2

The SCA is responsible for conducting a comprehensive  assessment of the management, operational, and technical security  controls employed within or inherited by an IS to determine the overall  effectiveness of the controls (i.e., the extent to which the controls  are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the  desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for  the system).  SCAs also provide an assessment of the severity of  weaknesses or deficiencies discovered in the IS and its environment of  operation and recommend corrective actions to address identified  vulnerabilities.    Responsibilities will cover Collateral, Sensitive  Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP)  activities within the customer's area of responsibility.

Performance shall include:

  • Perform  oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of IS  security program policy; special emphasis placed upon integration of  existing SAP network infrastructure

  • Perform assessment of ISs, based upon the Risk Management Framework (RMF) or the JAFAN 6/3 process

  • Advise the Government on any assessment and authorization issues

  • Advise the Government on assessment methodologies and processes

  • Evaluate Authorization packages and make recommendation to the AO and/or DAO for authorization

  • Evaluate IS threats and vulnerabilities to determine whether additional safeguards are required

  • Advise  the Government concerning the impact levels for Confidentiality,  Integrity, and Availability for the information on a system

  • Review  and approve the IS Security Assessment Plan, which is comprised of the  SSP, the SCTM, and the Security Control Assessment Procedures

  • Ensure security assessments are completed for each IS

  • At  the conclusion of each security assessment activity, prepare the final  Security Assessment Report (SAR) containing the results and findings  from the assessment

  • Initiate a Plan of Action and Milestones  (POA&M) with identified weaknesses and suspense dates for each IS  based on findings and recommendations from the SAR

  • Evaluate security assessment documentation and provide written recommendations for security authorization to the Government

  • Develop recommendation for authorization and submit the security authorization package to the Government

  • Assess proposed changes to ISs, their environment of operation, and mission needs that could affect system authorization

  • Ensure approved procedures are in place for clearing, purging, declassifying, and releasing IS memory, media, and output

  • Assist Government in  compliance inspections

  • Assist  the Government with security incidents that relate to cybersecurity and  ensure that the proper and corrective measures have been taken

  • Assess changes within the IS boundary that could affect the authorization of the boundary

  • Ensure that IS requirements are addressed during all phases of the system life cycle


  • 10 - 12 years related experience

  • Minimum  of four (4) years' experience in SAP and Collateral Information Systems  (IS) Security and the implementation of regulations identified in the  description of duties.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience (4 years)

Other Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with current security policy/manuals

  • Must  have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively  interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry  partners

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision

  • Willingness  to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility  (AOR) (note - could be extensive, and will include both air and ground  transportation)

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs


  • Must  meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive  8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 3 or Information  Assurance Manager Level 3 within 6 months of the date of hire

Security Clearance:

  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information

  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph

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