RMF/Cyber Security Specialist

Zurka Interactive is looking for a Risk Management Framework/Cyber Security Specialist to join our team working on-site at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. The candidate will be part of a group working on-site managing IT services on unclassified and classified networks for 5,000 users and will be working with a variety of technologies in a heterogeneous computing environment.

A qualified candidate will have experience with the Navy Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process, and manage the implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) authorization process from start to finish.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of DoDI 8510.01 implementation and have experience in creating entirely new RMF packages and documentation. This position will be responsible for managing the A&A process, creating all required documentation and working with a team of technical individuals to provide accurate data and artifacts for multiple package(s). The desired candidate will be responsible for managing the package(s) throughout the system lifecycle, ensuring all periodic reviews are updated, and tracking remediation efforts through the POA&M. The candidate should be familiar with the eMass or Xacta applications.

A Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering or related technical field and minimum 3 years of information assurance experience is required.

The ideal candidate will be able to work independently and be able to take on tasks quickly with minimal direction. Strong organizational, analytical, and troubleshooting skills with a high level of attention to detail are required to succeed in this diverse environment. Candidates must meet DoD 8570 requirements for an IAT II level position, including an active CompTIA Security+ certification or equivalent.

This position requires U.S. Citizenship and an active DoD Top Secret security clearance.

This position is full time, on-site at NRL DC.

To apply, please submit resume and professional writing sample and confirm that you possess an active or current Department of Defense Top Secret security clearance.

Benefits include:

  • Competitive compensation,
  • Health/dental/vision insurance (Six plan options, including $0 deductible POS and EPO plans; company pays 75% of premium for employee, spouse and dependents),
  • Company-provided STD and life insurance,
  • Access to healthcare and dependent care FSAs,
  • Optional supplemental life insurance and long-term disability,
  • 401k (6 month waiting period, then company matches 100% of first 6% of salary contributed),
  • Paid vacation, sick, jury duty, bereavement, parental leave,
  • All federal holidays (yes, even Columbus Day),
  • Casual dress,
  • A flexible work schedule,
  • Job-related certification and training course reimbursement
  • Top notch equipment,
  • And a smart, pleasant group of people to work with.

About the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
NRL operates as the Navy's full-spectrum corporate laboratory, conducting a broadly based multidisciplinary program of scientific research and advanced technological development directed toward maritime applications of new and improved materials, techniques, equipment, systems and ocean, atmospheric, and space sciences and related technologies.

This position is full time, on-site at NRL DC.

About Zurka Interactive
Zurka develops web based applications and IT solutions for commercial and government clients. It supports research and development at the US Naval Research Laboratory with on-site staff.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Zurka Interactive LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Some positions do require a current or active Department of Defense security clearance, which does require U.S. citizenship.

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