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Security Control Assessor

CyberDefenses, Inc. is looking for a highly motivated Security Control Assessor responsible for performing Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 assessments for the 25 AF Assessments and Authorization (A&A) Branch. All A&A activities to include assessments on behalf of the Air Force Intelligence Community will utilize the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF). This position has heavy travel that can range from 25% – 75% per year.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Utilize IA Database Manager as a tracking tool to account for A&A packages
  • Analyze multiple operating systems and network configurations to identify vulnerabilities
  • Provide situational awareness to the customer on all accredited and pending accreditation systems
  • Develop and review Security Assessment Report (SAR), Risk Assessment Report (RAR), System Security Plan (SSP), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and Security Control Traceability Matrix (SCTM)
  •  Attend teleconferences, meetings and provide briefings to provide direct support the 25 AF A&A mission
  • Communicate with staff level executives including the AO, DAO, ISSOs, ISSMs, ISSEs, and (Program Manager) PMs from the 25 AF and various MAJCOMs and sites
  •  Candidate will be required to record and report minutes for all meetings
  •  Complete Weekly Activity Report (WAR) outlining all activity for the work week
  •  Review all documentation prior to formal submission to the Approving Official (AO) or the Delegated Approving Official (DAO) for BOE review and risk based accreditation decision
  •  Completing trip reports within 5 days of returning from travel

Education, Certification & Clearance Required

  • Active Top Secret/SCI government clearance or SCI eligible
  • High school diploma or GED; Bachelors in Computer Information Systems is preferred
  • MUST meet DoD 8570 IAT Level II requirements (Security+ ce; CCNA-Security, SSCP, GSEC)
  • IAM Level III Certifications (CISSP, CISM, or GSLC) preferred


  • 5+ years experience using different in Information Assurance (IA) disciplines
  • Knowledge of Windows, Solaris, and UNIX based operating systems

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