Full Job Description
Edgewater Federal Solutions is a privately held government contracting firm located in Frederick, MD. The company was founded in 2002 with the vision of being highly recognized and admired for supporting customer missions through employee empowerment, exceptional services and timely delivery. Edgewater Federal Solutions is ISO 9001, 20000-1, 270001 certified, appraised at CMMI Level 3 Maturity for Development and Services, and has been named in the Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington Area Small Companies for 2018 and 2019.
Edgewater is seeking an A&A Team Lead to support our federal customer. This individual will oversee day-to-day execution of the assessment and authorization (A&A) task area, leading a team of experienced FISMA and NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) security advisors and assessors.
Job Functions and Responsibilities:
The Team Lead will work with the COR and Deputy ISSO(s), to develop and oversee A&A schedules factoring workloads, priorities, and risks to ensure our customer achieves its stated A&A program objectives and key results.
Ensure the quality and consistency of all A&A work products consistent with templates and standards.
As directed by the COR, and as an extension of the Cyber Security Program, provides dedicated A&A advisory, planning, and tactical support to help ensure compliance among organizations.
Monitors the performance of each task or group of tasks and manages all problems and accomplishments.
Serves as technical authority for specific tasks and participates in solutions of systems problems with new technology.
Provides on-site and technical direction, as necessary.
Helps the CISO and the Cyber Security Program innovate A&A processes through continuous process improvement (CPI) by considering, for example, periodic boundary consolidation and re-alignment, streamlining processes, increasing automation, re-use of common controls, assessment readiness reviews, and digital transformation.
6+ years' experience leading and delivering in FISMA-based A&A programs for comparably sized federal agencies and programs.
Shall have one or more of the following industry-recognized certifications:
Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Knowledge of and experience with A&A repositories and FISMA reporting tools.
Knowledge of and experience with GRC tools (e.g., Archer, CSAM, Xacta CA).
Knowledge of and experience with FISMA Inventory Tools (developed in ServiceNow).
Demonstrated experience managing cybersecurity teams including personnel, workload, priorities, scheduling, and risks.
Proven experience bringing innovative approaches to help reduce the FISMA workload and time to authorization/reauthorization through such methods as boundary consolidation, common control identification and re-use, automation, assessment readiness reviews, and digital transformation.
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
ITIL Certification (or ability to get within 3 months)
Experience supporting federal cyber programs, especially within HHS and NIH.
It has been and continues to be the policy of Edgewater Federal Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law.