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Jacobs Sr. Security Controls Assessor - Columbia, MD - TS/SCI w/Poly in Columbia, Maryland

Your Impact:

The primary role for the Senior Security Controls Assessor is to provide management support, strategic planning, process improvement and oversight for IT security and IA Program Management Office (PMO).


  • Conducts verification and validation for security compliance of all information

systems, products, and components

  • Analyzes design specifications, design documentation, configuration practices

and procedures, and operational practices and procedures

  • Provides identification of non-compliance of security requirements and possible

  • mitigations to requirements that are not in compliance

  • Conducts on-site evaluations

  • Validates the security requirements of the information system

  • Verifies and validates that the system meets the security requirements

  • Provides vulnerability assessment of the system

  • Coordinates penetration testing

  • Provides a comprehensive verification and validation report (certification report)

for the information system

  • Provides process improvement recommendations

  • Assists the Government to draft standards and guidelines for usage

Here’s What You’ll Need:


  • Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly

  • 12 years of related work experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or IT Engineering may be substituted for 4 years of experience

  • Experience in security or system engineering in 5 or more areas, including:

  • Telecommunications concepts, operating systems, databases/DBMS, middleware, applications, web-servers, SANS/Netaps, Active Directory, firewalls, and controlled interfaces

  • DOD 8570 IATIII certification from 1 of the following:

  • CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, CCSP


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