1+ months

Federal - Security Assessor ++

Washington, DC 20044

Defense Point Security, an Accenture Federal Services company, has immediate opportunities for a Security Assessor in Washington, DC.

Job Responsibilities:

+ Use Federal Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes to research, verify and document information security controls in order for the "systems" to be accredited

+ Communicate and enforce security policies, procedures and safeguards for all systems and staff, based upon NIST and/or DIACAP

+ Analyze and advise on the risk and remediation of security issues based on reports from vulnerability assessment scanners, patch management tools, and emerging threat information

+ Initiate, coordinate and track the patching and remediation of security weaknesses as they are discovered, via a "Plan of Actions and Milestones" (POAM)

+ Report on security status and security incidents

+ Ensure event logs are reviewed at least daily or weekly

+ Conduct Security Authorization document reviews

+ Create and compile Authorization packages to include: Designation Letters, Security Plans, Contingency Plans, SOPs

+ Conduct meeting with Government leadership and briefing on the State of Security for the systems in their purview

+ Create/maintain Work Break Down structures in MS Project for each System

+ Ensure the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) is continuously updated

+ Coordinate with the appropriate operational group to accurately update the System Design

+ Document for each IT system

+ Assist in maintaining all configurations, architecture, installed software, accounts, data flows, ports, protocols, and other relevant data for each IT System and capture in design documents in MS Visio

+ Provide oversight and guidance regarding requests to modify technical policies such as firewall rules, ports, protocols, etc. for each IT system

+ Work with auditors to identify Key Controls which must be assessed on a recurring annual basis


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