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Federal - Security Control Assessor

Company: Solekai Systems Corp
Location: Reston
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world's leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast-the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

The Security Control Assessor (SCA) is responsible for conducting a comprehensive assessment of the management, operational, and technical security controls employed within or inherited by an information system to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls. The Security Control Assessor shall provide an assessment of the severity of weaknesses or deficiencies discovered in the information system and its environment of operation, and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities.

  • Perform assessment of information systems, based upon the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Conduct security testing and security control assessments on federal applications and general support systems to ensure compliance with the NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4, NIST 800-37 Rev.1, and agency-specific requirements.
  • Evaluate Authorization packages and make authorization recommendations
  • Review and compile the security control implementations, test results, Security Assessment Reports (SARs), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), risk acceptance recommendations, and risk mitigation strategies to support the recommendation for client risk acceptance authorization decisions.
  • Technically assess both major application and general support system security configurations and implementation.
  • Analyze results from vulnerability scanning tools such as Nessus, HP WebInspect, QualysGuard, AppDetective, and Burp Suite.
  • Experience reviewing/updating SSP's

Keywords: Solekai Systems Corp, Reston , Federal - Security Control Assessor, Other , Reston, Virginia

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