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RMF (Risk Management Framework) Sub Lead - Senior Security Specialist

Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Jacobs is seeking a RMF (Risk Management Framework) Sub Lead - Senior Security Specialist in Reston, VA.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage, lead and mentor a team of RMF team engineers (5-8)
  • Coordinate with government stakeholders such as ISSO and system owners on RMF work and ATO packages.
  • Ensure that work tasks are prioritized, and government stakeholders are receiving the timely support that they require
  • Coordinate and communicate dependencies between government and contractor stakeholders to ensure RMF packages are submitted to enable ISSO approval prior to ATO expiration.
  • Consulting with government personnel and contractors daily
  • Developing solutions and presenting recommendations to government leadership
  • Responding to inquiries for assistance for ATO packages and timelines for risk management and system development lifecycle activities
  • Respond to internal and external data calls
  • Respond to multiple monthly contract task area reporting requirements
  • You must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance.
  • US Citizenship required.
  • 5 years of technical experience in cybersecurity
  • 5 years of experience with certification and accreditation (C&A) or A&A
  • 5 years of experience as a security control assessor or validator
  • 5 years of experience with maintaining IT security policies, processes, and guidance
  • 5 years of experience with developing guidelines, policies, and procedures supporting a cybersecurity program
  • Experience with applying the NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Experience with Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)
  • Experience with NIST special publications (SPs) regarding the SA process, including SP 800-53, SP 800-137, SP 800-171, and SP 800-37
  • Experience with developing and managing continuous monitoring and plans of action and milestones (POA&M)
  • Experience with assessing systems and applications deployed in cloud environments following federal, healthcare industry, and broader cybersecurity community guidelines and best practices
  • Supporting the implementation of comprehensive security controls consistent with risk
  • Ability to work with collateral engineers, analysts and managers on related programs
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating and ensuring scheduled goals are met
  • Able to communicate effectively through written and verbal means to co-workers and senior leadership

RMF Team Lead - Senior Security Specialist Lead Certification Requirement(s):

  • CISSP - preferred, but not required. Needs to commit to achieving in 12-months.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • PMP

This positions has the opportunity to get a Public Trust or higher clearance (US Citizenship is required as a result). We are unable to provide sponsorship now or in the future for C2C, H1B, EAD, OPT, and F1 status.

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.


Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.





Keywords: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Reston , RMF (Risk Management Framework) Sub Lead - Senior Security Specialist, Other , Reston, Virginia

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